TRANSITION FOR YOUTH PROGRAM

Transitions For Youth (TFY) program commenced April 1, 2017.

  

TFY focuses on the development of soft skills to enhance an individual's marketability to employers, as well as give individuals the tools necessary to work well and adapt in any workplace to ensure job retention.  

 

This program is designed for youth with disabilities and enhances JobStart’s Employment Accessibility for Students (EAS) program, funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.

 

TFY consists of a two-week workshop that covers a variety of diverse employer recognized soft skills that are in demand. These soft skills include, but are not limited to, communication, teamwork, leadership, professionalism in the workplace, health and wellness and personality dimensions. The program also facilitate’s networking sessions and mentoring days throughout the year. 

 

​Transitions for Youth is open to all youth with a disability between the ages on 16-29 years.

To learn more about the Transitions for Youth Program please contact us at: 

416-231-2295 ext. 5741

TTY: 711 (Relay Service)

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Transitions for Youth is funded by United Way Greater Toronto’s Youth Success Strategy (YSS) Program Grant Stream.

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Phone: 416 - 231 - 2295

TTY : 711 (Relay Service)

 

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December 24, 2019

JobStart is thrilled to announce the seventh cohort of our employment program for older adults, starting on January 15! This weekly six-day workshop/networking series will focus on a wide variety of job-related topics: understanding the job-application process, starting a new career, dealing with potential interview challenges, and much more! If you are 50-70 years old and unemployed, contact us to register for this exciting and worthwhile job-readiness program catered specifically to older adults: Artan Mustafa – a.mustafa@jobstart.org | 416-231-2295 x5727.

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A huge thank you to the United Way Greater Toronto Day of Caring and the staff from BMO - Bank of Montreal who volunteered their time and expertise at our Mock Interview event on November 27th, 2019. What a memborable day for both our JobStart clients and the staff from Bank of Montreal. 
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