Youth Programs

  • Through Employment Ontario and funding provided through the Ontario Youth Jobs Strategy Job Connection, programs are available to provide youths with the resources, supports and guidance to successfully access the labour market.

    Youth Job Connection

    If you are between the ages of 15 and 29 at the time of registration, you may be eligible to participate in this program. 

    This program offers PAID pre-employment services and workshops, followed by a PAID job placement.

    Pre-employment services include:

    • 60-90 hours of paid training to prepare for the workplace
    • Mentorship, coaching and help with school and work transitions during and after the program ends
    • Support and funding for employers who offer paid job placements (lengths may vary)
  • Am I Eligible?

    To be eligible for Youth Job Connection, you must be:


    1. Between the ages of 15 and 29 at the time of registration
    2. A resident on Ontario
    3. Eligible to work in Canada
    4. Unemployed
    5. Not participating in full-time training or education as defined by the institution

    Please Note: Individuals between the ages of 15 and 18 must be legally excused from attending high school.


  • Learn More

    If you are interested in learning more about our youth programs or if you'd like to refer someone you know to the program, please complete our Referral Form

    Someone will be in contact with you shortly and will book an information session where you or the person you've referred, can learn more about eligibility and suitability for the above programs.

  • We thank everyone for their interest in the Youth Job Connection - Summer program - but would like to inform you that this program is currently full and no longer taking referrals.

    Feel free to continue to use our web section for:

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