Employment Connections for Newcomer Youth

Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to succeed in the Canadian labour market through our new employment program for newcomer youth in Sarnia-Lambton!

NOW RECRUITING – Workshops begin September 20, 2022.

YNEXT is a customized program tailored to individual needs, providing workshops, one-on-one employment counselling, and assistance securing employment. Flexible times for workshops and appointments are available to accommodate schedules, and virtual/recorded options will be available. 

Workshop Topics Include:
•    Job search & application processes
•    Highlighting skills and work history in Canadian terms
•    Skills & education local employers look for
•    Cross-cultural & workplace communication
•    Networking

Successful participants will receive a program certificate, resource package, and references upon completion of the program. Work placements, retention, and wellbeing support will also be available.

Eligibility for Y NEXT includes between the ages of 15 and 30 AND a permanent resident, a Ukrainian temporary resident (and their dependents), or have convention refugee status.

To Apply, contact:
Stephanie Bewski, YESS Program Coordinator
Email, 519-336-5950 ext. 5530
YMCA Learning and Career Centre
660 Oakdale Ave. Sarnia, ON N7V 2A9

Are you an employer looking to hire and increase the diversity of your workforce? We would love to hear from you!

Contact us today!