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Youth on Board

Are you having difficulty finding full-time, hard-working and responsible employees for your ORGANISATION?
Tired of high turnover?
NO extra funding for employee’s wage and training development?

 

Youth on Board

Has a Solution for You!

Requirements of the hiring organisation:

  • You are a registered Not-for-Profit Organisation located in the Yukon.
  • You are willing to provide full-time (between 35 and 37.5 hours per week), continuous employment for 20 weeks
  • You are ready to make a difference and help youth gain their first work experience.
  • Complete the Intake Form.

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 organisations.

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 or provincial legislation and regulations
  • Not in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits
  • Have a clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check.

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 by providing an individualised training sessions.
  • To assist youth with the information and experience they need to make informed career decisions, find a job and / or pursue advanced studies.

Frequently Asked Questions, please click here

Completed Intake Form.

  • Assessment Applications Provided by Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon.
  • Job Offer and Job Description.
  • Participant Placement Agreement.
  • Participant Placement Restrictions Agreement.
  • A copy of your organisation’s Mandate, Policies and Procedures.
  • Evaluation Surveys upon Completion.

Other key information:

Contact the VBY's Youth Engagement Leader with any questions or requests for additional information at youthonboard@volunteeryukon.ca

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

Partners

Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY)
Yukon College
YuWin

Sponsors

Yukon News
What’s Up Yukon
CJUC 92.5 FM : Community Radio

Funders

Community Services
Advanced Education