Employment & Training

Youth and Young Adults

In addition to our online job board, we have five employment programs to help you jump start your career: Youth Job Connection, Youth Job Connection - Summer Program, Youth Job Link, Retail Career Pathway PEAK BASICS Program, and netWORKS.

Youth Job Connection

Youth Job Connection

Youth Job Connection is a paid youth employment program designed to offer skills training, work experience, mentorship and support with establishing career goals.

The program helps you:

  • build skills including leadership, teamwork, conflict management and job-readiness

  • acquire substantial work experience of up to six months (full-time or part-time)

  • access supports for items such as transportation, work clothing, equipment and supplies

  • connect with an Employment Advisor and Job Coach throughout the whole process to ensure your success in the program

Eligibility:

  • must be between 15 and 29 years of age

  • in need of assistance to overcome barriers finding and keeping a job

  • out of school and out of work on a full-time basis

For more information, please contact us to start using our FREE services. We are a five minute walk from the St. Clair West subway station.

Cheyenne Salmon / Alana Dobbs
416.925.2103 x 4272 / 4225
scheyenne@sschto.ca / dalana@sschto.ca  
1415 Bathurst St.
Toronto, Ontario M5R 3H8
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Youth Job Connection - Summer Program

Youth Job Connection Summer Program

Youth Job Connection - Summer Program is a paid youth employment program designed to offer skills training, work experience, mentorship and support with establishing career goals.

The program gives you:

  • Paid work experience during the summer

  • Paid interactive training

  • Leadership, teamwork, conflict management and job-readiness skills

  • Support from an Employment Advisor and Job Coach throughout the whole process to ensure your success in the program

Eligibility:

  • must be between 15 and 18 years of age

  • in school 

For more information, please contact us to start using our FREE services. We are a five minute walk from the St. Clair West subway station.

Nadia Ursomarzo
416.925.2103 x 4237
unadia@sschto.ca 
1415 Bathurst St.
Toronto, Ontario M5R 3H8
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Youth Job Link

Youth Job Link

Are you between 15 and 29 years old and looking for a part-time job?

We can help you:

  • find a part-time job
  • write a resume and cover letter
  • prepare for job interviews

For more information or to register, contact Souleik Kheyre at ksouleik@sschto.ca or 416-925-2103 x4339.

Retail Career Pathway PEAK BASICS Program

Retail Career Pathway Peak Basics Program

Retail Career Pathway PEAK BASICS is a paid 16 week program designed for youth who are not-in-school or working.

The program helps you:

  • earn a PEAK Retail Training Certificate
  • learn about customer service, retail selling and retail leadership fundamentals
  • get a job and gain experience
  • learn about your Worker Rights and Responsibilities and how to effectively manage conflict
  • set long-term career goals
  • ensure success with continued support and professional guidance by a Job Developer

Eligibility:

  • must be between 17 and 29 years of age
  • in need of assistance to overcome barriers to finding and keeping a job
  • out-of-school and out-of-work on a full-time basis
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a protected person

For more information, contact:

Nicole May at 416-925-2103 x4227 or mnicole@sschto.ca

netWORKS

netWORKS

Building Connections. Creating Opportunities.

Are you between 18 and 29 years old and excited about getting your career started?

netWORKS is a new way to make connections with mentors who can help you get your career off the ground.

netWORKS offers you opportunities to:

  •  Meet new career role models and expand your professional network
  •  Build your confidence
  •  Get real-world advice about how to find a job
  •  Get information about the corporate work environment
  •  Get constructive feedback about your career ideas and your job search

You are eligible to participate if you:

  • Are between 18 to 29 years old
  • Working less than an average of 20 hours a week
  • Not in training or education
  • Have minimum Grade 10 English or equivalent

For more information contact Anisa Hashi at networks1@sschto.ca or 416-925-2103 x 4305, or Nicholas Gardiner at networks2@sschto.ca or 416-925-2103 x 4338


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