We do things differently

With the extended branch network and digital banking capabilities of a large financial institution, we maintain a grassroots approach to service through four locally known brands: Envision Financial, Valley First, Island Savings, and Enderby & District Financial. From the Island to the Interior, we believe in creating work environments that support your health and safety, ignite innovation, inspire performance and create opportunities to reach your full potential.

An award-winning employer of choice

We’re known for inspiring and supporting our team members to grow their career. Recognized for our admired corporate culture, for psychological safety, and as one of BC’s Top Employers, we’ve cultivated an organization that rallies around a purpose of helping members and communities flourish. And at First West, no one gets left behind. Our team members can live out their individual purpose in tandem with our shared vision around authentic connections, collective strength and courageous leadership.

Your career can flourish at one of our divisional brands or in a corporate role at First West

First West Credit Union

With regional office locations in Langley, Duncan, Victoria, Penticton and Kelowna, corporate roles with First West oversee administrative functions for each of our divisional brands.

Envision Financial

Offering deposit, lending, investment and insurance services to business, commercial and retail members from Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Kitimat branch locations.

Valley First

Serving retail, business and commercial members in the Okanagan, Similkameen and Thompson Valley regions with banking, borrowing, insurance and investment services.

Island Savings

Offering retail, business and commercial banking along with insurance and investment services to British Columbians on Vancouver Island and throughout the Southern Gulf Islands.

Enderby & District Financial

Providing retail and business banking services to members in the North Okanagan area.

First West Capital

A subsidiary of First West Credit Union with office locations in Vancouver and Toronto, First West Capital helps mid-market businesses across Canada grow, acquire or transition by providing a range of junior capital solutions.

We’re driven by an accomplished team of capable leaders

Together, we create a future where everyone can flourish, and our leadership sets the tone for this people-first philosophy. They believe in sharing knowledge, mentoring and coaching the next generation, and support all employees to lead with courage and create positive change.

Find a career close to home

Tara has found a career with our credit union that combines what she loves and where she wants to live. Through our locally known brands—Envision Financial, Valley First, Island Savings, and Enderby & District Financial—you too can pursue a meaningful career in the community you care about.

We work big to act local

Because of our financial strength, we’re able to regularly transform our business by introducing technology advancements that improve our ability to provide expert financial advice. Our support for local charitable organizations creates capacity in the social sector, bettering lives in our communities.