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Immigrant Youth Employability Program

Are you a youth between 15 and 30 years old? Do you want to explore careers and gain Canadian work experience?

The Immigrant Youth Employability Program is designed to help immigrant youth explore career options, gain local work experience and understand the Canadian work environment.

Through the program you will:

  • learn about various occupations and jobs
  • get health and safety training (i.e. First Aid & CPR)
  • learn about job search techniques and interview skills
  • complete a 20-week, paid work experience/internship
  • learn about Canadian workplace culture

This program will help you:

  • increase your confidence in your skills and abilities
  • show an employer your skills and work ethic
  • gain 5 months of Canadian work experience and mentorship
  • get local┬áreferences
  • get the possibility of an offer for full-time employment

To be eligible to attend this program you must:

  • be between the ages of 15-30
  • not be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits
  • commit to attend and complete the classes, the technical training and employment workshops
  • attend and complete the 20 week, paid employment
  • have a minimum CLB 4 language level

For more information please contact your Employment Specialist.

Talk to an Employment Specialist

Meet with the Program Coordinator to determine eligibility

Complete career exploration and skills-finding workshop

Complete safety training

Complete Job Search Strategies workshop

Complete 20-week paid employment