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Youth Job Connection

If you are 15-29 and are having trouble finding or staying in a job, Youth Job Connection (YJC) can help you change that.

The Youth Job Connection program offers support and training options for youth who are:

  • In high school, but are not working and not in training (YJCS Program).
  • Not working, not in school, and not in training (YJC Program).

As a part of this program, youth will:

  • Participate in 60 (YJC) and 20 (YCJS) hours of paid pre-employment training to learn about what employers expect on the job and how to look for work;
  • Receive job matching and paid job placements, with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers;
  • Work with mentorship services; and
  • Access education and work transitions supports.

Intake for this program ​is done on a continuous basis, just call, text or email.

Contact:

  • Parry Sound Employment & Learning – 60 James St. 3rd floor; call 705-746-8480.
  • Midland YMCA Employment Service – 334 King St Unit 1; text 705-427-4867 – midlanderc@sm.ymca.ca
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