The John Howard Society runs FREE employment readiness programs in Victoria for people between the ages of 16 and 30. The FREE program runs throughout the summer months. The program is perfect for a student that wants a job but needs to gain training and skills. It is a great opportunity for those with little experience in the workforce to build up their resumes and connect with employers. We have our next Wellness Employment Skills and Training /Bladerunner program starting July 4th, 2022.
In addition to three weeks of full-time training to get employment ready, the program includes several FREE certifications in construction or hospitality, daily meals, bus tickets, opportunity for work experience, a completion bonus and ongoing job coach support!
Some of the FREE certifications and training includes:
Crystal Pool is excited to be running the Youth Leaders in Training Program (YLIT) again in 2022. The leadership training at YLIT has a focus on recreation leadership skills as well as public speaking, teamwork, communication and many other important life skills geared towards 14-18 year old’s. The program consists of 1 week of leadership training at Crystal Pool, 4 weeks of placements in a summer camp in the City of Victoria, and various team building out-trips. Applications are due by June 24 (application form required, resume is a bonus). Here is a link to fill out the application online: https://forms.office.com/r/1jmbyEYiU7 Feel free to contact Kyle Clancy at email@example.com if you have any questions or require more information.
Are you interested in applying to volunteer at the hospital? Good news! The popular Step Up Youth Program for the 2022-23 school year is slated to begin again this coming fall. Applications are now open! The Step Up Youth volunteer program is designed to support youth who are interested in learning about a career in healthcare.
Priority will be given to youth who participated in our virtual program, and we are recruiting for a limited number of volunteer positions for the following Island Health Facilities:
How to Apply:
Please check the Island Health website for updates and the link to the application.
Step Up Youth Program
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