Employment Opportunities

Find Work on Hornby Island

Hornby Island has many year-round employment and self-employment opportunities. Some of our residents re-trained or started new careers when they moved to Hornby, while a small number of “commuters” maintain their careers remotely or off-island. Most residents earn their incomes from multiple sources. No matter their path, most Hornby Island residents strive to maintain a satisfactory work/life balance. 

Our top employment sectors include the arts, construction, education, health, and hospitality. Over 100 small businesses operate on Hornby, and the Farmers’ Market is a great incubator for testing new product ideas. 

Find Out More

Contact the Job Shop at HICEEC to explore current opportunities, needs, and supports.