Recruiting Events & Job Fairs

Throughout the year representatives of Island Health are invited to numerous events to promote the spectrum of careers in health care to new health care graduates, organizations and the public.

Island Health travels to communities providing information sessions and workshops on careers in health care and career opportunities. Our recruitment team also attends a number of health care profession-specific professional conferences with our recruitment booth.


If you have a job fair for Island Health to consider attending, please contact:
Rod O’Connell - Strategist, Talent Acquisition & Retention

Upcoming Job Fairs, Events & Information Sessions:

Sooke Region Job Fair

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Prestige Hotel (6929 W Coast Road, Sooke, BC)

North Island Career Fair

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 11 am - 3p m

Florence Filberg Centre (411 Anderton Ave, Courtenay, BC)

Nanaimo Job Fair

Thursday April, 4, 2019, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Vancouver Island Conference Centre Nanaimo (101 Gordon St, Nanaimo, BC)

WorkBC Job Fair (Victoria)

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Central Baptist Church, 833 Pandora Street, Victoria, BC)

Career Centre, Hiring Fair

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Parksville Community & Conference Centre (132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville, BC)

Island Health will be doing a presentation on Careers in health care and applying to Island Health from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2019 WC Job Expo

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Community Hall Ucluelet (500 Matterson Drive, Ucluelet, BC)

Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) National Conference

Friday, April 25, 2019 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Halifax Convention Centre (1650 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS)

National Emergency Nurses Association (NENA) National Conference

Friday, May 24, 2019 - Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Jubilee Cruise Terminal (Port Saint John, 111 Water Street, Saint John, New Brunswick)

Sonography Canada National Conference and AGM

Friday, May 24, 2019 - Sunday, May 26, 2019

Westin Harbour Castle (1 Harbour Square, Toronto, Ontario)

LabCon 2019 (Medical Laboratory Professionals National Conference)

Friday, May 24, 2019 - Sunday, May 26, 2019

Fredericton Convention Centre (670 Queen Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick)


Check back frequently to keep up to date on upcoming Job Fairs, Events and Information Sessions.

Island Health Information Sessions - just a few of the things you will learn:

  • the spectrum of careers in health care
  • what is it like to work at Island Health
  • tips and tricks for navigating the Island Health application process