Vancouver Island/Coast

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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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:

  • Capital Regional District
  • Nanaimo Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Victoria
  • Nanaimo

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:

  • Strathcona Regional District
  • Mount Waddington Regional District
  • Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Campbell River
  • Port Hardy
  • Port Alberni

Contact:

 

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STEP-YA

STEP-YA is a skills training program for young adults at risk. Participants develop the theoretical, practical, occupational and essential skills required to find and maintain employment in a variety of labour market sectors.
 

Regional Districts:

  • Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

Training Locations:

  • Port Alberni

Contact:

 

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