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Sidney & Salt Spring Island WorkBC Centres serving clients virtually or by appointment

Precautionary measure in response to COVID-19 pandemic

As a precautionary measure to help protect client, public and staff health and reduce the potential for illness to spread, the centres are closed to public in-person service until further notice.

However, we look forward to serving you by phone, email and other electronic channels. As always, please feel free to phone or email us for free support with your job search or career development.

In the meanwhile, thank you for your patience and understanding!


Are you entering the world of work for the first time? Looking to switch careers? Unemployed?

You don’t have to navigate the situation alone! Come and talk to Beacon Community Services’ professional career advisors.

Since 1982, we’ve helped people get the training they need and the jobs they want, free of charge.

We’re also a great resource for employers who need to hire enthusiastic, qualified people.

Through 2 WorkBC Employment Centres, we can provide job seekers and employers with FREE access to:

  • Computers and printers
  • Photocopiers
  • Faxes
  • Employment workshops
  • Expert advice from certified career development and recruitment professionals

How to connect with our centres


9860 Third St
Phone 250-656-0134


  • Monday: 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM
    EXTENDED MONDAY HOURS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE IN SIDNEY: at least 1 client advisor, 1 admin & 1 manager working until 7:00
  • Tuesday-Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 

Salt Spring Island:

268 Ganges-Fulford Rd
Phone 250-931-7687


  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9 AM – 12 PM & 1 PM – 4 PM 
  • Wednesday: 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM
     EVENING WEDNESDAY HOURS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE ON SALT SPRING: at least 1 client advisor, 1 admin working until 6:30 pm

Over the years, Beacon Community Services has offered a wide range of employment programs, tailored to meet unique needs.  Currently, we are proud to have been chosen to deliver employment training and supports through the WorkBC program  on the Saanich Peninsula and Gulf Islands. Our Beacon thrift shops are also pleased to offer free cashier and retail training programs to youth and adults from all walks of life; Beacon also provides more than 200 youth with valuable supports and training (including work and volunteer experience) through our  Youth Employment Program (YEP).