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Youth on Board

Find full-time, hard-working and responsible staff for your ORGANIZATION while receiving extra funding for employee’s wage 

Youth on Board Has a Solution for You!

Program Requirements for the Organization:

  • Ready to make a difference and help youth gain their first work experience.
  • Registered Not-for-Profit Organization located in the Yukon.
  • Willing to provide full-time (35 hours per week) of continuous employment (20 weeks).
  • Completed Documents required ( Intake Form, Certificate of Status, Subsidy Agreement, Job Description, Contract or Letter of Agreement)
  • Member of Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon

Our Mission:  To find job opportunities for unemployed youth in Yukon by providing professional and technical training sessions that lead directly to career-building experience with not-for-profit organizations.

Our Vision: To empower youth with the skills and opportunities they need to build careers that create a better future for themselves, their communities, and the world.

Program Requirements for Youth:

  • Between 18 and 30 years old
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant territorial / provincial legislation and regulations
  • Not currently in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits

We are here...

  • To help youth facing barriers to employment including single parents, youth with disabilities, indigenous youth, young newcomers, and youth in rural and remote areas to develop employability skills by obtaining a full-time 5-month long job experience.
  • To help youth develop a broad range of skills and knowledge in order to participate in the current and future labour market; and
  • To assist youth with the information and experience they need to make informed career decisions, find a job and/or pursue advanced studies.

Documents required during the placement.

  • Assessment Applications Provided by Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon.
  • Evaluation Surveys upon Completion.

Other Key information:

Subsidy Agreement

Frequently Asked Questions

Intake Form

For more information or additional requests please contact us at

News Release from VBY and The Honourable Larry Bagnell Announcement (Friday, June 23rd, 2017): Creating Job Opportunities for Youth in Whitehorse/Création de possibilités d'emmploi pour les jeunes de Whitehorse

 Funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Skills Link program


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