Youth Works Employment Program 2017-10-10T22:45:25+00:00

Youth Works Employment

We are committed to helping youth find meaningful work in our community. Our Youth Works Employment Program offers qualifying youth, age 29 and under, job skills training and long-term planning to find a rewarding career. From identifying opportunities to helping write effective resumes and prepare for interviews, we will provide practical guidance and support to help you build the skill set to get the right job for you. This four-week program includes: interview and networking skills, resume writing, career counseling, and certifications including First Aid, Food Safe, WHMIS and World Host.

This Program Includes

  • Career assessments with career counsellor

  • Build a professional resume and cover letters

  • Develop effective interview skills

  • Network and understand your labour market

  • Gain access to valuable mentors

  • Certifications including: First Aid Level 1, Foodsafe, WHMIS and WorldHost

Eligible Participants:

  • Youth 29 and under seeking full time employment

  • Unemployed or underemployed and not eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) Canada

  • Have not received EI in the past three years or parental benefits in the fast five years

  • Not presently in school

  • Residing in BC and legally eligible to work

  • Youth 29 & under seeking full or part time employment

Apply Today

Next Session Date November 7, 2017

Employers

YMCA Youth Works matches employers with employees who are interested in pursuing careers in their industries. With some wage assistance available to supplement training costs and support in sourcing applicants, this program is designed to reduce the challenges of finding and hiring the right employees. Let our committed staff find qualified applicants that fit your business.