Youth Job Connection

Updated: Sep 14 17
 Created: Sep 12 17

Young man working as florist

The program will serve youth aged 15 to 29 who experience multiple and/or complex barriers to employment by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities.

  • Paid pre-employment training to promote job-readiness;
  • Job matching and paid job placements, with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers;
  • Mentorship services; and
  • Education and work transitions supports

Pre-Employment Services

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Participant receives a stipend from the Service Provider (set at the prevailing minimum wage) to complete at least 60 hours of short-term workshops or activities that prepare them for work.

Education & Work Transition Support

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At exit and post-exit, participants are offered a full range of supports and activities aimed at bridging their transition from the program to employment or further education.

Support for Employers to Strengthen their Workforce

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Young woman working as store clerk

Are you looking for new employees
to help grow your business?

Ontario’s Youth Job Connection program can help.

  • Employers can get financial incentives to hire and offset training costs
  • Youth come to the job ready for the workplace with at least 60 hours spent at job preparation workshops
  • Counsellors provide ongoing support to employers and employees


With the right opportunity and support from Youth Job Connection, young people can contribute to the success of your business.

Updated: Sep 19 17
 Created: Sep 19 17

Contact our Barry's Bay or Eganville Centre 
for more information