Youth Skill Zone

The Street Involved Youth Program (SIYP), formerly the Squeegee Working Youth Mobilization Program, was created for street-involved youth that use squeegeeing or panhandling as a means to survive. SIYP combines lifestyle stabilization with specific job skill development in 10-week modules that are delivered through partnership with other community agencies. To support next steps towards long … Read more

Youth Employment Toronto

Youth Employment Toronto targets at-risk and unemployed youth across the City through the work of six outreach workers. These workers go into the community to locate youth in a variety of settings including malls, hostels, drop-in centres, and provide on-site vocational assessments, counselling support and help make links to employment resources, with the end goal of … Read more

Toronto Youth Job Corps (TYJC)

TYJC operates in two phases; a life skills/pre-employment phase and a work placement phase. It is designed to help “at-risk” youth aged 16-29 who are no longer attending school to maintain and secure employment through the provision of counselling, life skills workshops, hands-on work experience and a supported job placement of up to 24 weeks. Youth … Read more

Phoenix Print Shop

Eva’s Phoenix has developed a printing shop to train 10-12 youth each year about the print business. The youth get intensive training in computer set-up and on the printing machines. They are working on real print jobs for real customers so are exposed to the pressures and deadlines in the industry. Most of the participants are youth … Read more

Canada Youth Business Foundation

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is a national charity dedicated to championing tomorrow’s entrepreneurial nation builders. CYBF offers stakeholders four fully integrated programs that are built around the ‘life cycle’ of a young entrepreneur, that help to ensure the success of every new start-up: pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring. For more … Read more

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