S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Employment Connect (YEC)

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Employment Connect (YEC) aims to help young people overcome barriers to employment by providing them the skills and ability to make a successful transition to employment or return to school. All youth aged 15-29 who are unemployed and not attending full time school are encouraged to register to this program.

YEC targets at youth such as post secondary graduates, high school graduates, recent immigrants, individuals that did not complete high school and those facing other barriers to employment. Youth will work on self- assessment, goal setting, career search skills and life skills enhancement.

Program offers:
  • 4 Weeks of group based training & Short Term Certificate Training
  • 10 weeks of job search support which may include: work experience with access to Wage Subsidy support, Job Mentoring and Coaching
Career Planning
  • Self-assessment
  • Clarify employment needs and wants
  • Formulate plan of actions for realizing career vision
Job Search Skills
  • Resumes
  • Cover letters
  • Tap into hidden jobs
  • Interview skills
  • Self-marketing strategies
Life Skills
  • Goal setting
  • Effective communication
  • Team work
  • Financial management
Selected Certifications
  • Customer Service
  • Office/Admin
  • Forklift
  • Bookkeeping
  • First Aid
  • Food Safe
  • Basic Security
  • WHMIS
Eligibility Requirements
  • Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or a Protected Person who is entitled to work in Canada
  • Between the ages of 15 and 29
  • Unemployed, or
  • Working less than 20 hours per week and is actively seeking full time employment
  • Non-EI eligible
  • Not a full time student
  • Not currently participating in another Canada-BC Job Fund (CJF) ESS funded program
Intake Schedule from October 2018 to March 2019
  • Oct 22, 2018 – Nov 16, 2018
  • Dec 10, 2018 – Jan 11, 2019

Please call 604-468-6007 for inquiries and registration or email:[email protected]


View Program Flyer

For Inquires and Questions
Contact us:
2058-1163 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC V3B 8A9
Tel: 604-468-6007
Fax: 604-464-6830

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