Youth LEAD Pre-Employment Program
Are you a Newcomer between the ages of 15 and 29?
Youth LEAD is a pre-employment program that provides you with the tools and knowledge to find a meaningful job. This program includes valuable workplace training; where you will receive key workplace certifications to help build skills that employers are looking for, along with a 12-week work mentorship placement to put into practice the skills you've learned!
In the Youth LEAD program, you will receive:
Certifications in WHMIS, AODA, Health & Safety, Food Handlers, Access Forward, and more!
A 12-week mentorship placement in the social sector (12 hours per week).
Support in your job search from an employment specialist.
Enhanced employability & life skills.
Networking opportunities with other participants, social service providers and employers.
A deeper understanding of the Canadian workplace culture.
To be eligible for Youth LEAD, participants must be:
Between the ages of 15 and 29.
Have lived in Canada for less than 10 years.
A Permanent Resident, Convention refugee, Protected Person, Temporary Foreign Worker with a work permit OR a live-in caregiver.
Contact us today for more information or book an appointment to register:
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The Youth LEAD Program is funded by Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada.
2529 Carling Avenue, 2nd Floor
Hours of Operation
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM