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Youth on Board

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

Youth on Board Has a Solution for You!

Requirements for the Organisation:

  • Ready to make a difference and help youth gain their first work experience.
  • Registered Not-for-Profit Organisation located in the Yukon.
  • Willing to provide full-time (35 hours per week) 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 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.

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 Yukon 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

Intake Form

For more information or additional requests please contact us at

APTN aired a story on VBY's Youth on Board service this week, Click here for the link.

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'emploi pour les jeunes de Whitehorse

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


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