This program, in partnership with the Foundry and Chilliwack Youth Health Centre, supports youth ages 17 to 29 with mental health barriers to employment. Made possible through our
Youth Employment Bootcamp
Unemployed and looking for work? Our Youth Employment Bootcamp helps youth ages 15 to 30 build the skills needed to find and maintain a job.
-One-to-one employment coaching
-Support finding employment or a quality work opportunity
-Emergency first aid training
-Resume writing and interview skills
-Online workshops on employability skills and life skills
Made possible through our funding partners.
Youth Mean Business
Have a great business idea? The YMCA’s Youth Mean Business program is here to help you launch it! Our free, 10-week online program supports those ages 15 to 29 who want to start their own business. Participants will benefit from workshops on business planning and execution, one-on-one coaching, guest speakers, financial support for business start-up and much more! Made possible through our funding partner.
Childcare Career Exploration.
Childcare Career Exploration is a 10-week course offering participants the opportunity to meet childcare professionals currently working in the field, strengthen communication skills, and receive one-to-one support with resume writing and/or education planning. Made possible through our funding partners.
To learn more, contact email@example.com or phone 604.374.5465.
WorkBC Self Employment
The Self Employment program helps Canadians start up small businesses through training, financial support and connecting you to the networks and agencies needed to succeed. To learn about the application process and meet the team, visit: ymca.ethoscmg.com. Made possible through our funding partners.
Find out if you are eligible and register for an information session by filling out the Self Employment Eligibility Survey.
Digital Literacy Exchange Program
These free one-hour workshops get you comfortable with the digital world, with the goal of helping you connect through technology. No eligibility requirements needed to take the program. Made possible through our funding partners.
For info and to register
Early Childhood Education Assistant (ECEA)Training
Our ECEA programs prepare young adults and newcomers ages 18+ for jobs in Early Childhood Education. Participants acquire skills and certification for jobs as Early Childhood Education Assistants for kids ages 2 to 5. Made possible through our funding partners.
ECEA Program (ages 18-29): January 4, 2022
ECEA for Newcomers Program: January 4, 2022
If you are a newcomer to Canada (<10 years of landing), visible minority, and/or Francophone, learn more about our program and sign up for an information session at eceanewcomers.eventbrite.ca or fill out our inquiry form at https://forms.office.com/r/FRyLT8HuiL.
InterviewME is our youth talent pool and unique approach to hiring. We hold ongoing digital hiring events, coordinating your interviews and providing the necessary interview preparation so that you feel confident. We believe that all youth have the skills and talent to succeed in early-level employment but sometimes need an open door to shine.
How it works:
Sign Up for InterviewME
An employment coach will contact you to participate in job exploration, interview preparation, workshops and coaching to be interview-ready
Be notified of upcoming hiring with employers in your city and sign up for a guaranteed interview with a job that interests you
Participate in a hiring event, where you will have the opportunity to directly access an interview and get feedback
Land the job
Who can participate?
InterviewME is open to youth (ages 15 to 30) that are looking for support in their online job search and job opportunities in entry-level work, and are legally entitled to work in Canada.
Intake is ongoing. REGISTER HERE!
Have Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Delivered in partnership with Opportunity for All Youth, made possible by our funding partners