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APPLY NOW for Youth Are Working

Now accepting applications for our 25 week Youth Are Working Employment Opportunities! Start Date: February 15th, 2021 Job Summary Employment and Outreach Services is offering a unique opportunity to motivated youth who are interested in building employment skills and gaining … Continue reading

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Youth Are Working in Full Swing

Our Youth Are Working Employment Program is in full swing! With Covid-19 still a major concern around the world, we decided to pick six youth to take part for 2020 instead of our regular 10. Even with reduced numbers, the … Continue reading

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Employment Centre Taking Appointments

Waypoints Employment and Outreach Services Centre is now open, and taking appointments to assist youth prepare for and find employment. Our Employment Facilitators are pleased to offer career guidance, training and assistance to those who may be facing employment barriers. … Continue reading

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Giving Back!

The current Youth are Working participants took a break from their work placements this past weekend to come together and give back to their community. They worked together to put together Christmas packages for the women at NLCCW. The youth … Continue reading

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Celebrating Success!

Congratulations to our Youth are Working 2019-2020 participants who completed the pre-employment portion of the program on October 11 and have all started their work placements this week!

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Youth are Working has begun!

Our Youth are Working Skills Link program has started again! 10 participants gathered in our boardroom yesterday to start this 25 week program, all hoping to get some work experience, some skills and knowledge, and a plan for the future! … Continue reading

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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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