Cariboo

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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Starting Point Project

Indigenous young adults at risk receive essential skills, job readiness and technical skills training for jobs in construction machinery or computer and technology. Participants work on an individual basis with a team of employment counsellors and facilitators on life skills, culture and making connections with industry and certification. The program is based on the Medicine Wheel. 
 

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser-Fort George Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Prince George

Contact:

 

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First Nations Youth Training Program

The First Nations Youth Training Program combines work experience with certificate training that provides participants with the foundation for entry into the job market. Participants are supported throughout the program and during their transition into long-term employment. 
 

Regional Districts:

  • Cariboo Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Wells
  • Quesnel

Contact:

 

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Young Adult Training Program

Young adults who are or have been in contact with the criminal justice system receive personalized institutional and community-based training, soft and life skills training and employment coaching as they transition back into the community and look for work.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser-Fort George Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Prince George

Contact:

 

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Youth Works Employment Program

Youth Works offers individualized, flexible services one-on-one and in small group settings. It provides wrap-around support to help young adults address needs and reach employment goals. 
 

Regional Districts:

  • Fraser-Fort George Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Prince George

Contact:

YMCA of Northern BC, email or 250-565-7642
 

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