Post Secondary Youth Internship Program

You did it! Completing post secondary education is a major accomplishment. Now what? It’s time to launch your career, and the Y is pleased to support post secondary graduates in reaching their career goals. The Post Secondary Youth Internship Program provides post secondary graduate youth with job-seeking support, with the goal of securing participant'scareer-related work experience in...

Self Employment

Dream about starting your own business? Success is much greater if you have the right knowledge, tools and resources. The Self Employment program is designed to help Canadians start up small businesses through training, financial support and connecting you to the networks and agencies needed to succeed. In conjunction with the new Employment Program of BC and the YWCA, this program provides...

Youth BEAT

The YMCA Youth BEAT program supports youth with mental health barriers to Breakthrough to Employment And Training. The program also helps youth gain confidence in kick-starting their careers. This holistic program, in partnership with the Foundry, provides a wealth of support, training and mentorship that is tailored to meet the individual needs of our participants. Participants benefit from: 5...

Youth Skills at Work

Looking for a job but need a bit of support to get you there? Youth Skills at Work provides job readiness training and valuable work experience to youth and support to employers through the hiring process. Participants spend four weeks attending workshops that focus on a variety of employability and life skills, followed by a 12-week work experience placement with on-going support from program...