Author Archives: Employment Facilitator

Graduation!

The Youth are Working participants from the 2019 intake that started in January attended their graduation ceremony on July 9! Congratulations to all participants, several of whom are meaningfully employed/returning to school!

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Another driving permit success!

Youth are Working participant Ryan worked hard for the past few weeks, completing the driving permit course we offer as well as several practice tests. Today, his efforts were rewarded as he got his drivers permit! Congrats, Ryan, and safe … Continue reading

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Bowling Fun!

The Youth are Working participants took part in a bowling activity on May 30! We all had a great time at the new Rec Room in the Avalon Mall. A balance between leisure and work is important for a healthy … Continue reading

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Another participant ready to hit the road!

Congratulations to current Youth are Working participant, Abby, on getting her driving permit today!

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Driving Permit Success!

Jess was very excited to receive her driver’s permit on Thursday after studying all those rules! Congrats! Anything is possible if you put in the work! Jess was one of our Youth are Working participants from 2017-2018.

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Hard at Work!

Jessie gained a work placement at SPCA thrift store. Jessie has been helping the SPCA thrift store sort through donations and organizing merchandise displays. Jessie is detail oriented and enjoys this type of work. Great job!

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Hard at Work!

Giselle gained a work placement at Piatto Pizzeria and Enoteca and has been learning the ins and outs of how a big restaurant kitchen runs. This experience has encouraged Giselle to consider completing a Food Safety certificate in the next … Continue reading

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Hard at work!

Our Youth are Working participants are hard at work! Todd obtained an employment placement with The Organic Farm and is enjoying getting to use his green thumb! He is learning lots about the many different plants and enjoys making our … Continue reading

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Work Placement Success!

Abby is enjoying her sales associate position at Rossy. Congrats Abby on your work placement. 

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Food Drive Success!

The Youth are Working participants delivered the donations that they collected from their food drive to the Community Food Sharing Association today. They managed to collect 6 boxes of non-perishable donations and a monetary donation of $245.00. We commend the … Continue reading

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