Apply to The GIG Project

Thank you for your interest in The Gig Project.


Application Information and Instructions

Applicants who do not meet the criteria below will not be considered for the program.

Basic Eligibility

  • 18–24 years old
  • Canadian, permanent resident or protected person legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Not a full-time student
  • Unemployed or precariously employed
  • Not actively participating in another provincially or federally-funded labour market program
  • Living in BC
  • Instructions for Completing the Application

    1. Answer all the questions.
    2. Where asked, provide the names of two references other than your parents or your Work BC Case Manager. Please be sure to let them know that we may call.
    3. If you need assistance completing the online form or answering the questions, a Work BC Case manager can help, if you have one.
    4. When you finish the online application, attach a resume and any optional letters of reference.
    5. If  *required*  information is simply not available to you, answer with n/a
      (not applicable).

    Your COMPLETED application package includes the following items:

    1. The fully completed online application
    2. Your resume attached
    3. Letters of reference attached (optional)

    Info boxes with an asterisk (*) are required
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    All personal information submitted on this application is kept confidential and is obtained for the purposes of background documentation, payroll, and program statistics. Any questions about the collection of this information can be directed to:

    • The Gig Project –  Agora Employment Essentials
      103-33255 South Fraser Way,
      Abbotsford, BC V2S 2B2
    Youth Keep Working
    (if no phone)

    Personal Information

    Education Information

    Employment Section

    Questions About the Program

    (Include names of people you heard about it from)

    Your Participation

    (Medical conditions, allergies, physical restrictions, mental illness...)
    (Child care issues, education plans, upcoming vacations, car payments, court dates, probation restrictions, other responsibilities...)


    Provide two references from a community-based program, agency, school, church or some other group where you were a participant, client, volunteer or employee. Your reference contacts are welcome to provide a letter of reference (optional).

    Permission Regarding Personal Information

    I give permission for YKW to contact persons listed on this form to obtain confirmation of information relevant to my participation in this program. I also give YKW permission to disclose required information to Service Canada and to my Case Manager regarding my participation and progress in this project.
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