YOUTH POSSIBILITIES PROJECT

Youth Possibilities Project

 

The Youth Possibilities Project (YPP) is a new program at JobStart, funded by Service Canada under its Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.

 

This program offers 4 weeks of employment services and skills training followed by a 10 weeks placement. This program is open to youth in the GTA between the age of 15 to 30. The program aims to place each participant in a rewarding job where they are valued, and the experience helps them to achieve future success.

 

Participants will receive:

  • Assessments and workshops to develop their knowledge of career options, job market and themselves

  • Career exploration guidance

  • Skills to develop their employability

  • One on one job coach training

  • Valuable work experience to develop practical skills in a field of their choosing

 

Program offers:

  • Paid pre-employment training

  • Employment related supports

  • Working with job developer to find a job in the field of their choice

 

To be eligible for this program participants must:

  • Be able to commit to 28 hours per week Monday to Friday

  • Must not be employed

  • Currently not registered in school or training

  • Between the ages of 15-30

  • Eligible to work in Canada

  • Live in the GTA

 

For further information, please contact Paula Jackon at p.jackson@jobstart.org or by phone at 416-231-2295 x 4240.

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