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Employment Connections for Newcomer Youth

This is a FREE four-week skills training program designed to help you find a job in customer service or general labour. Employment Connections for Newcomer Youth supports newcomers between the ages of 16 and 29.

This program will help you to develop job search strategies that work. You will receive information and coaching on workplace communication and labour market trends. We will connect you with industry professionals and mentoring opportunities. The program includes job placement and employment retention support to help you find and keep your job. You will also have access to settlement services by our program partner, Catholic Crosscultural Services.

Training and Certifications

Through the program, you will become trained and certified in one of the following areas. There are five training and certifications per stream listed below. Participants enroll in one stream only.

  • Stream One: Customer Service
    • Food Safety
    • Service Excellence
    • Smart Serve
    • Workplace Essentials
    • Workplace Harassment
  • Stream Two: General Labour
    • First Aid
    • Fall Prevention
    • Workplace Essentials
    • Workplace Harassment
    • WHMIS

Join the program

To learn more or ask questions about how to join this program, please click here to email Lara Batarseh or call 905-454-2316 for more information.