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Youth Employment Skills Strategy (YESS)

The YESS program works with youth aged 16-30 navigate through the labor market and successfully transition into sustained employment. It combines a focus of hard and soft skills training
6 weeks are spent together in a classroom setting where a facilitator supports folks with:

  • Building on soft and hard skills.
  • 1 on 1 Employment Goal planning
  • Resume and Cover Letter Support
  • Interview Skills, Wellness Strategies, Communication
  • Certifications like: CPR, WHIMIS, Conflict Resolution
  • 14 weeks supportive work placement