Kootenay

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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SMART Launch

Smart Launch targets young adults at risk with multiple and complex barriers to employment. It provides skills development opportunities to support transition to independence and sustainable employment or further education.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Central Kootenay Regional District
  • Kootenay Boundary Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Nelson
  • Trail
  • Castlegar
  • Grand Forks
  • Nakusp
  • Creston

Contact:

Kootenay Career Development Society, email or 250-352-6200 (315)
 

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Aspire

Aspire equips young adults at risk with the skills, knowledge, networks and on-the-job experience they need to move into meaningful, good-paying employment.
 

Regional Districts:

  • East Kootenay Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Fernie
  • Invermere
  • Cranbrook
  • Kimberley

Contact: