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Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS)

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1 Adelaide St N, Unit 15
London, ON
N6B 3P8
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519-433-7950
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Fax: 519-433-0282
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Various start dates throughout the year * call, email, or check website for next program start date
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2022: Suggest an edit

Application

Call for an intake appointment * intake appointment is approximately one hour * must bring Social Insurance Number and resume

Eligibility / Target Population

Unemployed persons working less than 20 hours per week and legally entitled to work in Canada

Fees

No fee for most programs

Contacts

Intake
519-433-7950 ext 0

Languages

English

Area Served

London, Middlesex, Elgin

Accessibility

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Accessibility Note

Wheelchair washroom
Entrance across from Covent Market Lane * no access from Dundas St * take elevator to 5th Fl reception

Description of Services

Combines 5 weeks of in-class training with 10-week paid employment work placements to assist the lives of youth who have a disability or employment barrier  * participants earn minimum wage for 30 hours/week for a total of 15 weeks * offered to 10 clients per class 4 times per year

Youth learn new skills to help find employment:
  • numeracy skills
  • personal development
  • time management
  • basic computer literacy
  • employment maintenance
  • first aid/CPR
  • WHMIS
  • Smart Serve and safe food handling

About Us

We provide opportunities for individuals with injuries or physical, sensory and learning disabilities to gain access to employment or reach their learning goals through a variety of assessment, skills upgrading and personal development services.

Last Updated: Nov 15, 2022: Suggest an edit
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