YJC provides access to employability and employment skills development, along with education/training and work experiences. The goal is to support young people in securing long-term employment and meaningful careers. The program also supports young people in taking incremental steps towards achieving their long-term employment goals, including returning to secondary or postsecondary school, or enrolment in other types of skills training.
YJC-S provides youth with pre-employment training and work opportunities that will help them make informed career and educational planning decisions as they embark on their careers.The program helps participants to make informed educational and career planning decisions by providing:
- opportunities to learn employment readiness skills for initial work experiences;
- access to job placements;
- career development resources to increase their knowledge of employment and career options and the job market;
- education and work transitions support to help plan for the future