The Youth Job Connection program serves youth aged 15 to 18 who experience multiple and/or complex barriers to employment by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities.
The summer component – Youth Job Connection: Summer – which provides summer, part-time and after-school job opportunities to high school students, aged 15 to 18, who are facing challenging life circumstances and may need support transitioning between school and work.
- Paid pre-employment training to promote job-readiness;
- Job matching and paid job placements, with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers;
- Mentorship services; and
- Education and work transition supports
“I loved how interactive it was, the activities were very inclusive. The counsellors made it fun and entertaining”Anna V.