Are you between the ages of 15 to 29? Youth Job Connection offers paid pre-employment training followed by a paid job placement.

The program includes 60 hours of paid pre-employment training (in-class workshops) to help prepare you for the workplace, and provides year-round job opportunities.

Employers: mentoring, training, work transition and employer hiring supports are available.

Am I eligible for this program?

To be eligible for the Youth Connection program you must be:

  • Between the ages of 15 and 29 at the time of registration (if you are 15-18 you must be legally excused from attending high school)
  • A resident of Ontario
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Unemployed
  • Not participating in full-time training or education as defined by the institution

How to apply

Please contact our office to participate in the Youth Job Connection program.

Employment and Training Solutions
1 St. Paul Street,
St. Catharines, ON L2R 7L4

Phone: 111-641-1152 ext. 4660
Email: [email protected]


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