Lacombe & District Employment Service Centre
Lacombe Centre Mall
Bay 6, 5230 - 45 Street
Lacombe, Alberta, T4L 2A1

Phone: (403) 786-0044
Fax: (403) 786-0014

We are a one-stop, comprehensive employment centre in the City of Lacombe. The centre provides up to the minute labour market information that you need to be successful in Alberta's growing economy.

How do you fit into the labour market? Whether you are looking for work or looking for workers, we can help. There is a lot to know in order to maximize your opportunities in today's fast paced, ever changing labour market. We can assist you to find that dream job, with a career change or employment that better suits your lifestyle. If you are an employer, we can locate employees with the skills you need for your business.

Employment specialists are available and an extensive Labour Market Resource Centre is open to all. Career and employment assistance is provided to all Albertans free of charge.
  • Career and occupational information, career planning and career profiles
  • Counselling, resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, interview skills
  • Computers and Fax services
  • Extensive Job Boards showcasing a variety of employment opportunities
  • Local newspapers/classifieds
  • Job Placement and Training for work
  • Economic and Labour Market Trends
  • A large number of resources on site
  • A variety of individual and group workshops on what you need to know

Experience Matters: Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW)

Program Overview

Have you been down-sized or laid-off? This free program was created to meet the needs of the experienced, mature worker. It assists unemployed people over the age of 50 to return to work. The program is perfect for you if you have experienced difficulties because of a lack of necessary skills for today’s job market, are returning to work after an extended absence, or are having difficulties meeting the physical demands of your previous career. This program will increase your skills and confidence and provide you with on-going job search supports until you are successfully employed.

Benefits of the Program
There is no cost to participants for taking part in this program. You will benefit from five weeks of:
  • Computer skills training
  • Individualized training and certification for courses such as H2S Alive, First Aid, Quick Books, etc.
  • Career counselling
  • Identifying your marketable skills from your past experiences
  • Job search support including resume and cover letter writing, interview skills
  • Life skills to maintain adaptability to meet new challenges
  • Inside knowledge from industry leaders
  • Ongoing job lead and job search sessions
Eligibility Criteria
  • Must be 50 years of age or older
  • Unemployed and living in Lacombe and surrounding area
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Require new or enhanced skills to successfully transition into new employment

Drop in anytime or call for an appointment.
Lacombe & District Employment Service Centre is open:

Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm.
Closed all stat holidays.

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