YOUTH KEEP WORKING
Youth Keep Working is a program for youth aged 15-30 years based in Abbotsford. During the 14-weeks youth are paid a wage, 32.5 hours a week. Youth will get a chance to learn about themselves and where they want to fit in the world of work, plus get support in securing their next job.
Youth Keep Working is a setting in which the kinds of skills needed for employment are modeled and taught along with hands-on application of those skills.
Youth Keep Working leave the program with new confidence and know-how, and often with a new job.
- Program Allowance: $15.20 an hour for up to 32.5 hours per week
- Program Length: 14 weeks
- Program Location: Abbotsford, BC
To qualify you must be:
- Between the ages of 15 and 30
- Out of school and not employed
- Eligible to work in Canada
“Cameron is a great employee, and we feel with the right training and over time, he will continue to be an asset to our team and company. We feel the YKW program is a great initiative!”
Blaire. T, Progressive Kitchen & Cabinets
“Mamta is working hard getting us organized for tax season. She is using her time to digitize records we currently have on paper. Mamta is a dream to work with. Thank you Nalish ”
Doris, Numbers Unlimited
Talk to us about how we can help you with your hiring needs including subsidized wages while you train. Youth coming out of our programs have a strong track record of succeeding in the workplace.
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Next Start Date: October 2021
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Youth Keep Working is a program of the Mennonite Central Committee BC. | The Government of Canada contributed funding to this initiative.