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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Jan 14, 2021

We are keen to gather insights on existing hiring practices and employer attitudes towards newcomer talent, so are looking to engage 2 sectoral experts with extensive experience and industry connections in two sectors as below: 

  • Mental Health / Psychotherapist / Clinical Research

  • Engineering (civil, chemical, mechanical etc.) or IT with Project Managemen

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Jan 13, 2021

Setting SMART career goals is one of the keys to a successful professional life! Join us and gain more knowledge about building a successful career. Please connect with Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org /(416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.  Also check us out https://www.jobstart.org/ypp

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Jan 13, 2021

What the “Canadian experience” barrier looks like

  • How requiring "Canadian experience" can be discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights

  • Other ways one might face racial discrimination when trying to get a job

  • What employers and regulatory bodies should do differently

  • What you can do if you face a "Canadian experience" requirement or other racial discrimination

Register on Eventbrite: https://removingcanadianexperiencebarrierworkshop.eventbrite.ca
For more information please contact:
Hasita Shah on 416- 231-2295 ext. 6251 or h.shah@jobstart.org

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Jan 08, 2021

Unlock new opportunities with JobStart's Youth Possibilities Project! We offer an informative workshops series and one-on-one job development support. Please see flyer for more details & contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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Jan 08, 2021

Pleasure to share that our YPP clients feel prepared and confident to advance their career after our pre-employment workshop series! To learn more about our workshops and paid placement opportunities, please contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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Jan 05, 2021

Unlock new opportunities with JobStart's Youth Possibilities Project! We offer an informative workshops series and one-on-one job development support. Please see flyer for more details & contact Paula at p.jackson@jobstart.org or (416) 231-2295  Ext 4240.

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