Youth Programs:

Youth Job Connection (YJC)
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Youth Job Connection - Summer (YJC-S)
Youth Job Link (YJL)
Employing Young Talent Incentive (EYTI)
- Reach for Success (RFS)
 


     This Employment Ontario Program is funded by the Government of Ontario 

"Let us help you break down the barriers that are keeping you from finding meaningful employment."
 

Youth Job Connection (YJC)
 
Paid pre-employment training, job opportunities and mentorship for youth aged 15 to 29 who are not working and not in full time school or training. 
 
Program Includes:
  60 hours of paid training to help you find and keep a job
  Help setting and reaching employment goals 
  Learn job search, resume, interview and other essential workplace skills
  Paid job placement to gain work experience
  Employment and training incentives to help purchase training/equipment needed to be
     successful in your placement 
  Continued support from mentors who want to help you succeed
 
Who can apply:
•   Individuals between the ages of 15 and 29 who are not working or in full time school or
     training
•   Individuals who face challenging life situations or barriers to employment
     (marginalization, disabilities/disorders, poverty, lack of education, lack of work
     experience, language barriers, etc.)
 
Intake Dates:
 
Goderich CEL  October 22, 2018
Wingham CEL - February 4, 2019
 
For further information, contact us at 519.235.0471 x 2214 or email:  yjc.cel@ed.amdsb.ca
 
 
Youth Job Connection - Summer (YJC-S)
 
Paid pre-employment training, job opportunities and mentorship for youth aged 15-18 who are currently in school and are planning to return after the summer. 
 
Program Includes:
  20 hours of paid training to help you find and keep a job
  Help setting employment goals
•   Learn job search, resume, interview and other essential workplace skills
  Paid job placement to gain valuable work experience
•   Employment and training incentives to help purchase training/equipment needed to be
     successful in your placement 
  Continued support from mentors who want to help you succeed
 
Who can apply:

  Individuals between the ages of 15 and 18 who currently in school and are planning to
     return to school (high school or post-secondary) after the summer

  Individuals who face challenging life situations or barriers to employment
     (marginalization, disabilities/disorders, poverty, lack of education, lack of work
     experience, language barriers, etc.)

Intake Dates:

Spring 2019 dates to be determined
 

Please call to book an interview or for further information please contact us at 519.235.0471 x 2214 or email:  yjc.cel@ed.amdsb.ca .  If leaving a voicemail, please specify "Youth Job Connections - Summer".

 
Youth Job Link (YJL)
 
This program is designed to help youth, including students, aged 15 to 29, who do not face significant barriers to employment, but who could benefit from some extra help to plan their careers and transition to the labour market. 
 
Program Includes:
  Career exploration services to increase knowledge of career options and support

     career decision-making
  Career management services to improve readiness for the labour market
  Job search, readiness and matching assistance to connect youth with employers
     offering employment opportunities, including summer jobs

  Some employment/training incentives available to individuals who have no work
     experience

Please call your local Centre for Employment & Learning to set up an appointment.

 

Employing Young Talent Incentive (EYTI)

EYTI offers a $2,000 grant for hiring and retaining a young person (15 to 29 years old) who is referred to you by The Centre for Employment and Learning staff.  As an employer you may be eligible if you are:
 

  a small business with fewer than 100 employees, through Employment Ontario Services

  an employer of any size, through Youth Job Connection           
 

Please call your local Centre for Employment & Learning to set up an appointment.


 
Reach for Success (RFS)  Click here for details        This program is funded by the Government of 
                                                                                                    
"Helping young adults gain job readiness skills, training and real-life job experience."
 
Paid job readiness training, career coaching and work placement opportunities for youth/young adults aged 15-30.
 
Program Includes:
 
  • 4 weeks of paid group employability workshops

  • 8 weeks of paid job placement with a local employer

  • Participants will be paid the equivalent to the Ontario Minimum Wage

  • Explore career goals

  • Learn job search, resume, interview and other essential workplace skills

  • Employment and training incentives to help purchase training/equipment needed to be successful in your placement

  • Opportunity to obtain certification in: First Aid/CPR, Safe Food Handling, WHMIS, Smart Serve, and Customer Service Excellence

 
Who Can Apply?
 
  • Youth between 15 and 30 years of age

  • Not in high school or full time education

  • Youth legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Able to attend Monday to Friday 9am to 3:30 pm

 
Intake Dates:
 
Clinton CEL: New intake dates start every 12 weeks 
Upcoming:    August 27 & November 19, 2018
 
Pre-registration is required.  Contact Kelly Harrison at 519.482.1700 x 2103 or email:  rfs.cel@ed.amdsb.ca

 


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