Canada. Employment and Social Development Canada

Service: Youth Employment Strategy

Contact Details
Toll Free Phone Youth Info Line 1-800-935-5555 ; 1-800-622-6232 (1-800-O-CANADA)
TTY Phone Toll free 1-800-926-9105
Fax 1-819-997-1820
Website www.youth.gc.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Canada
Located In Community Qu├ębec
Mailing Address c/o Youth Operations Directorate 
140 Promenade du Portage, Phase IV, 4D392, Mail Drop 403 
Gatineau, QC K1A 0J9
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Helps young Canadians obtain career information, develop skills, find good jobs and stay employed * offers a broad range of initiatives including: 
 
* Skills Link: a client-centered program that provides funding for employers and organizations to offer eligible activities to youth facing barriers to employment 
 
* Career Focus: helps youth obtain the information, skills and experience they need to make informed career decisions, find a job or further their education, including providing career-related work experience.The program is part of the Youth Employment Strategy. 
 
* Summer Work Experience: provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. It is designed to focus on local priorities, while helping both students and their communities.
Hours Youth InfoLine Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm
Eligibility Skills link- To participate, youth must be:  
*between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection 
*Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada 
*legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations 
*not in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits and  
*in need of assistance to overcome employment barriers 
 
Career Focus- To participate, youth must be:  
*between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection 
*Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada 
*legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations and  
*not in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits 
 
Summer Work Experience- Provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year
Application Skills Link-Employers can call or visit their nearest Service Canada Centre for information on applying  
Career Focus-Apply online, call or mail application  
Summer Work Experience-Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Service Categories Youth Employment Programs

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