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Learn. Grow. Thrive.


Since 1976, YMCAs across BC have worked with thousands of individuals in a variety of different government-supported employment programs. Through our programming and facilities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver has established trusted, working relationships with a range of employers in the business community.

Get the knowledge and skills from trusted experts to find a job, learn a new skill or make Canada your new home. See below for more information on available programming.


Are you under the age of 30? Explore our Youth Employment programs for access to additional training opportunities.

Youth Employment Services



Employment Services Programs

A restaurant worker in an apron smiles while standing outside their workplace

NEW! YCafe Training Program

Start your career in the food-and-beverage industry! During this 12-week journey, you will gain hands-on work experience in a real café setting, learn new skills, earn sector-specific certifications and connect with employers eager to hire you. In addition, you get paid while participating!

The program starts July 4! Click below for more information and to learn how to apply today!


YCafe Training Program info


Our Funding Partners

Thank you to our partners helping to make the YMCA of Greater Vancouver's Employment Services programs possible!