COVID-19 UPDATE: Over the past few months, we have seen unprecedented and radical shifts to the workplace and employment in our Southern Gulf Islands communities. If your work or career path has been challenged by this shift, you may be in one of many different circumstances. Whether you are an employer struggling with recruiting or laying off staff, a CERB recipient uncertain about the future, an employee worried about job security, a recent graduate in need of navigation support, our employment services can assist to link you to funding, planning and assistance. The SGICRC is pleased to provide this free service through WorkBC for residents of Mayne, Galiano, Saturna and Pender Islands. Contact us to learn more.

Career Development and Employment Services

WorkBC is a no-cost provincial employment program with dozens of service pathways to choose from. We are local, connected and in touch with employer and employee needs. To find out more about these services and their relevance to your situation, contact your island coordinator.

To register for the program, go to You will be asked to choose a WorkBC centre. Choose ‘Sidney’, as we are a subcontractor of Beacon Community Services in Sidney. You can find instruction videos on how to register here. We can also walk you through the process in person or over the phone.

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We offer Employment Services at no cost and would love to meet you to discuss your employment needs!

For more information about the services you may qualify for, check out

Employer Resources

Our offices are located on Galiano Island, Mayne Island, Pender Island and Saturna Island.
Office Locations

For more information call 250-629-3665 or email

We are your one stop for resources!


Minute Taking Workshop November 4 2021 10am-12pm
Minutes of Meetings are the formal notes of deliberations and decisions of a Board, Committee, Working Group etc. and the official record of a convened meeting. Together with the Agenda and associated documentation, minutes provide a long-term or permanent record of the meeting’s proceedings for members, for those who were not in attendance and for legal purposes. Whether you are asked for the first time to take minutes at an approaching meeting or whether you are a seasoned minute-taker with experience in formal and informal meetings you are responsible for recording relevant notes. There are pertinent skills and capabilities that can be learned and improved upon in Minute Taking. This workshop offers that insight and more…