Youth Keep Working

Earn While You Learn!

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Youth Keep Working is a program for youth aged 15-30 years based in Abbotsford. During the 16-weeks youth are paid minimum wage, 30 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: $14.60 an hour for up to 30 hours per week
  • Program Length: 16 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

…the staff of the program were supportive throughout the process and worked closely with us to ensure needs were being addressed in an appropriate manner.”

–Mission Adopt-A-Block Society


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.

Contact us for details.

Next Start Date:  Currently not accepting applications. 


T: 604-308-6979

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Youth Keep Working is a program of the Mennonite Central Committee BC.    |    Canada+logoThe Government of Canada contributed funding to this initiative.