The JobShop

How do I get into the VA program?

VA only accepts applications when we are recruiting for a new group. Watch for ads in the local newspapers, posters at WorkBC and community agencies and on this webpage. We have a 3 stage selection process:

Application – applications can be printed from this webpage, picked up at WorkBC or at the VA office. Applications must be returned to the VA office. We assess basic eligibility criteria and answer your questions about the program.

Information Session – shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend the group information session to learn more about the program

Individual Interview – applicants shortlisted from the information session will be invited to an individual interview with the Project Coordinator and Job Coach where we learn more about your specific employment goal and where you can tell us what supports you require to return to work.

At each stage of the recruitment process we will provide referrals or resources to applicants who are not selected to move to the next stage or not selected to the program.