Quick Facts

Service type: Employment, Youth
Youth aged 15 – 29 facing barriers to employment; not currently employed or participating in full-time training/education; eligible to work in Canada; residing in Ontario
Delivery: Virtual and in-person
219 Dufferin St. Building 201, Suite 1C Toronto, ON M6K 3J1
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fee: Free
Program dates: Year-round

Program Description

Youth Job Connection (YJC) serves youth aged 15 – 29 who experience multiple or complex barriers to employment. The program provides more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities. YJC offers 60+ hours of in-class job search training and career exploration, as well as a paid work placement, to increase confidence and readiness for employment. Ongoing job coaching, mentoring and support for transition into employment or education are key aspects of this program.



Program highlights:

  • Paid pre-employment training
  • Employment-related financial support
  • Job matching, placements with employers and wage subsidies



Participants will receive:

  • Career development support to increase knowledge of career options and the job market
  • Opportunities to develop employability skills
  • Training and work experience to increase job readiness
  • Support for transition into employment and/or training/education, during or after the program



Eligibility requirements:

  • 15 – 29 years old at time of registration
  • Not employed or participating in full-time training/education
  • Facing multiple or complex barriers to employment
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Residing in Ontario




Please contact us to register.

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Contact Information

Sheroni Christian

Job Coach

(416) 405-5259


219 Dufferin St. , Suite #1C, Building 201
Toronto, ON
M6K 3J1


Monday to Friday
9:00AM to 5:00PM

This program is funded by:



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