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Youth Employment Services YES

Youth Employment Services YES

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Description
COVID-19 -- in-person service may be available -- check ahead; most services remain virtual; Lighthouse Project online and distance training available; new referrals and intakes assessed over the phone; Youth Collaboration Program call 416-504-5516 ext 262 or ext 267 or email csr@yes.on.ca to register



Individual and group employment counselling, assessment, job postings, referral and follow up * employability improvement, integration into workforce * job search workshops, newcomer services, self-marketing, entrepreneurship * financial literacy course



Bizstart Entrepreneurship -- full-time, six month entrepreneurship training program helping youth start a business * offers training in marketing, business planning, management, web design and other topics * youth are matched with a mentor from business community



Lighthouse Project -- career exploration program offering labour market research and interview preparation * also offers self care and stress management strategies * 12 week paid work placement tailored to individual interests and needs



Student services -- summer and year round employment service for youth 15-30 years seeking work * workshops * volunteer and co-op placements

Summer Company -- entrepreneurship program for students aged 15-30 looking to start their own business during summer break * participants receive funding and support



Youth Collaboration Program -- helps youth find employment through group-based employment and life skills training * paid work experience placement may be offered upon completion of the training
Eligibility
Youth 15-30 years


Bizstart Entrepreneurship Program -- youth 16-29 years who are out of school, not in receipt of EI and are interested in growing their own business


Lighthouse Program -- youth who are legally entitled to work in Canada, are not receiving EI benefits and who self identify as a person coping with a mental health condition * need to be willing to commit to attending pre-employment sessions (group sessions or one-on-one sessions) and willing to complete 12 weeks of the Work Experience program (paid employment)

Youth Collaboration Program -- youth 15-30 years who are legally entitled to work in Canada, are not in receipt of EI, are unemployed or out of school and experiencing barriers to employment

Residency Requirements: City of Toronto; Greater Toronto Area
Application Process
Self or agency referral
Office
416-504-5516
Fax
416-504-4654
Website
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Email
csr@yes.on.ca
Mailing Address
Box 115, 555 Richmond St W
Toronto, ON, M5V 3B1
Canada
Languages
English
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door
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Last Updated On
October 18, 2022
Address
555 Richmond St W, Suite 711
Toronto, ON, M5V 3B1
Cross streets: Bathurst St and Queen St W

Youth Employment Services YES Site Location: Head Office

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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Mon, Tue, Thu 9 am-5 pm; Wed 9 am-6 pm; Fri 9 am-4 pm
Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area