Mainland/Southwest

Get Youth Working (GYW)

GYW provides a combination of one-on-one supports, services and skill development. It includes short-term certificate, soft skills, essential skills and on-the-job skills training and work experience.
 

Regional Districts:

  • All

Training Locations:

  • Based on participant needs

Contact:

Bowman Employment Services Inc.email or 1-877-866-3100

 

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Future Troopers: Immigrant Youth Employment Program

Future Troopers connects immigrant young adults with supportive employer partners to address urgent skills shortages.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Surrey

Contact:

 

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Youth Employment Connect: Training for Jobs

This program provides individualized guided support and structured group-based training for young adults to pursue employment in the information and communication technology, and marketing and sales sectors. 
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Coquitlam

Contact:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S, email or 604-408-7272
 

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Early Years Assistant Training Program

The Early Years Assistant Training Program prepares young adults for jobs in early childhood education. Through a combination of classroom and practical training, participants will develop the necessary skills and certifications required to obtain jobs as Early Childhood Education Assistants. 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Vancouver

Contact:

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver, email or 604-673-6196
 

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Fast Track to Manufacturing Careers (FTMC)

FTMC is a group-based program that includes pre-employment services and supports, occupational skills training, and employment experience in the manufacturing sector.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Surrey

Contact:

M.O.S.A.I.C, email or 604-254-0244
 

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Youth Technical Employment and Business Pathways

The program supports exploration through three different technical occupations: fire protection inspection, construction safety inspection and underground utility location.

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Surrey
  • Vancouver

Contact:

PICS, email or 604-596-7722 (108)
 

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Youth in Tech

Youth in Tech focuses on immigrant and refugee youth, blending group-based learning with individualized services and training delivered both in-person and online. Training is offered in web development, digital marketing and design, and information and communications technology.

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Vancouver

Contact:

The Immigrant Services Society of BC, email or 604-684-2561 (1141)
 

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Self-Employment Training for Young Entrepreneurs

This program helps young adults start a small business, become self-employed, or gain transferable skills to increase employability.

Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Burnaby
  • Vancouver

Contact:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S, email or 604-408-7242
 

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Employment Now

Employment Now supports young adults aged 17 to 29 in gaining skills, certifications, and sustainable employment in the fields of retail/customer service or clerical/administration work.

Due to the impact of COVID-19 all services are being delivered online. However, special accommodations can be made for anyone requiring one-to-one in-person support on an as-needed basis. By offering our program online we can easily serve participants living anywhere in the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD).


Regional Districts:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Anmore
  • Belcarra
  • Bowen Island
  • Burnaby
  • Coquitlam
  • Delta
  • Langley
  • Lions Bay
  • Maple Ridge
  • New Westminster
  • North Vancouver
  • Pitt Meadows
  • Port Coquitlam
  • Port Moody
  • Richmond
  • Surrey
  • Tsawwassen
  • Vancouver
  • West Vancouver
  • White Rock

Contact:

Boys and Girls Club of South Coast, email or 604-591-9262 ext. 117

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