Youth At Work
Access to the labor market for youths
Educacentre offers a program for young people aged 15 to 30 who face major barriers to employment.
The program is offered at the Vancouver campus only.
This 22-week program includes:
- The acquisition basic skills and skills that improve access to the job market;
- Work experience;
- Job search assistance.
- Be 15 to 30 years old;
- Not at school;
- Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;
- Be entitled to work under provincial laws and regulations;
- Face major barriers to employment (housing, language, health, etc.);
- Demonstrate a willingness to integrate into the job market.
Participants will receive $240 per week for full participation in the program. Those who successfully complete the program will receive a bonus at the end.
A new group begins every six weeks. People interested in participating must call us to make an appointment or get further information. Selection interviews are taking place now. A maximum of 10 people per group will be chosen to take part in the program.
If you are interested in taking part or require any further information, please contact:
Gilles Hamel, Program Coordinator
Youth Employment and Orientation Program (Jeunes au Travail)
Collège Éducacentre College
604-708-5100 ext 1402
Employers in British Columbia are given the chance to tap into a bilingual and dynamic labor pool!
The on-the-job training integrated in the Youth at Work program provides companies with the opportunity to screen and work with potential entry-level employees prior to making a full-time commitment. The candidates are enthusiastic and eager to learn - they will bring a fresh perspective. The placements are subsidized by the Youth Employment and Orientation Program (Jeunes au Travail).
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