CAVE Youth Employment Program

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Are you 15-29 and looking for your fit in the workplace?

Join the CAVE and get real tools and training to find and keep a steady job that you like. CAVE is a place for youth to identify job goals, explore careers, build workplace skills and confidence and connect with employers.

During your 16 weeks at CAVE you will create a plan to get where you want to go in the labour market. Participants receive a Douglas College Certificate plus industry training certificates upon completion. Transportation supports provided.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Phase 1. 4 weeks of in-class training focused on enhancing essential workplace skills and job search skills to achieve employment goals. Includes resume preparation, cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and industry-specific training.

Phase 2. Up to 12 weeks of job search support including customized assistance from experienced program staff who will help you connect with and refer you to employers.

Phase 3. Paid work placement, with support through the first 3 months. We offer employers who hire CAVE participants a wage subsidy for the first 12 weeks of employment.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
15 – 29 years of age
Unemployed or working under 20 hours per week
Not eligible to receive Employment Insurance or not have received EI in the past 3 years
Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
Not a full time student
Not participating in another government funded training program

CONTACT: 604-438-3045 | cave@douglascollege.ca