Helping BC Youth improve existing
skills and gain new ones through practical experience and training.
PROGRAM CURRENTLY FULL
The Get Youth Program! successfully helped many BC youth gain employment. Due to this high demand and success rate, current placements for all regions are now full.
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Connecting BC youth to employment opportunities.
The Program offers Employment Counselling, Job Entry Skills, Certificate Training, Paid Work Experience, Mentoring and Post Job Placement Support to eligible youth 18-24 years of age. Employers that hire and train eligible youth and provide full time sustainable employment are eligible for a negotiated Wage Subsidy incentive.
The Get Youth Working! Program funding is provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement.