S.U.C.C.E.S.S. YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CONNECT – TRAINING FOR JOBS (YEC-TFJ)

Youth Employment Connect – Training for Jobs (YEC-TFJ) project provides individualized guided support and structured group-based training to young adults aged 18 – 24 (inclusive) to pursue sustainable employment in two growing sectors in BC: Marketing & Sales (M&S) and Information & Communication Technology (ICT).  The project is accessible by participants from across the Greater Vancouver area including Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody), Ridge-Meadows, and Richmond.

Financial Support

  • Transit fare for training and job interviews
  • Criminal record check (when required by the employer)
  • Contingency child care
  • Training completion bonus

Employer Hiring Incentives

  • Employer Wage Subsidy available as a hiring incentive and support for sustainable employment

Eligibility:

  • A young adult between the ages of 18-24 inclusive
  • A Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person
  • Unemployed or Underemployed
  • Not a full-time student
  • Not participating in another provincially or federally funded labour market program
  • Residents of Greater Vancouver Regional District
  • Have education, experience related to the Marketing & Sales sector or ICT sector

Option 1:

MARKETING & SALES (M&S)

Program Offers:

  • 3 weeks of Sector-specific Group-base Skills Training
  • Certification and membership with CMA
  • 4 weeks of One-on-One Support, Intensive Job Search and Individualized Coaching
  • Plus 16 weeks of ongoing follow up

Marketing & Sales Sector-Specific Skills:                                                                                                        

  • Ethics for Marketers
  • Brand Communications
  • Content Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Customer Service

Soft Skills:                                                                                                      

  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Workplace Communication
  • Life Skills Inventory

Job Search & Job Maintenance Skills:                                                                           

  • Career Planning
  • Resume and Cover Letter
  • Interview Techniques
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Job Maintenance

Intake Schedules:                                                                                         

  • Apr 23, 2019  – May 10, 2019
  • Jul 15, 2019 – Aug 02, 2019
  • Oct 07, 2019  – Oct 25, 2019
  • Jan 20, 2020 – Feb 07, 2020
  • Mar 02, 2020 – Mar 20, 2020

Option 2:  

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT)

Program Offers:

  • 3 weeks of Sector-specific Group-base Skills Training
  • 4 weeks of One-on-One Support, Intensive Job Search and Individualized Coaching
  • Plus 16 weeks of ongoing follow up

ICT Sector-Specific Skills:

  • ICT Labour Market Trend
  • ICT Social Media Workshop
  • ICT Scrum Fundamental Training and Certification Exam
  • ICT Resume Workshop
  • ICT Interview Workshop

Soft Skills:                                                                                                      

  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Workplace Communication
  • Life Skills Inventory

Workplace Essential & Job Maintenance Skills:

  • Reading/Writing
  • Critical Thinking/Decision Making
  • Document Use
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Job Maintenance

Intake Schedules:

Jun 03, 2019 – Jun 21, 2019
Aug 26, 2019 – Sept 13, 2019
Nov 18, 2019 – Dec 06, 2019

View Marketing & Sales brochure

View Information & Communication brochure

For Inquires and Questions

Contact us:

2058-1163 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC V3B8A9
Tel: 604-468-6007
Fax: 604-464-6830

email: [email protected]
facebook: Youthemployment18-24