Employment services

Employment services help unemployed Albertans explore their career and training options and find jobs.

Alberta Supports and Alberta Works Centres

Employment services are available online, via telephone and at over 50 different Alberta Supports and Alberta Works Centres located across the province.

Alberta Supports and Alberta Works Centres offer:

  • job fairs
  • job postings
  • job search library
  • job training information
  • employment counselling
  • computers and photocopiers for job searches
  • resumé, job-interview and job-search workshops

Online resources

The ALIS website can help you explore your career options, research education and training programs, and get help with your job search.

ALIS offers a free online e-Resumé Review Service and a calendar of upcoming Career Events.

Talk with a career advisor

Call the Career Information Hotline and speak with a Career Advisor.

Hours: 8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday)
780-422-4266 (Edmonton)
1-800-661-3753 (toll-free)

Employees facing layoffs

Find help for Albertans facing layoffs

Employment services near you

Edmonton

Employment Services are available in the Edmonton area, including the communities of Leduc, St. Albert, Sherwood Park and Spruce Grove

Calgary

Employment Services are available in Calgary and the surrounding  communities of Airdrie, Okotoks, Canmore and Claresholm.

Northeast Alberta

Employment Services are available in the communities of Fort McMurray, Fort Chipewyan and Anzac.

Northwest Alberta

Employment Services are available in the communities of Grande Cache, Grande Prairie, High Level, High Prairie, Peace River and Slave Lake.

North Central Alberta

Employment Services are available in the communities of Athabasca, Barrhead, Bonnyville, Calling Lake, Cold Lake, Edson, Hinton, Lac La Biche, St. Paul, Vegreville, Westlock and Whitecourt.

Central Alberta

Employment Services are available in the communities of Red Deer, Drayton Valley, Olds, Rocky Mountain House, Drumheller, Stettler, Wetaskiwin, Camrose, Wainwright, Vermilion and Lloydminster.

Southern Alberta

Employment Services are available in the communities of Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Brooks, Blairmore, Pincher Creek, and Taber.

Disability related employment supports

Disability Related Employment Supports offers training and career planning for Albertans with disabilities.

Financial support for training

Depending on your situation, you may be eligible for:

Paid training and work experience

Alberta Job Corps specializes in helping Albertans who have had difficulty finding or maintaining employment.