This is a program to help people aged 18 to 24 to gain the skills they need to find employment or to improve precarious employment.
The program has continuous intake for participants living in the Dawson Creek, Fort St John, and Chetwynd areas of BC. There is a Soft Skills Training component which is provided in a group format; that group will move community to community depending on need. Participants who are ready for that component can attend sessions in other communities via web conference.
Based on their plan, they could also recieve:
With approval an employer could get
To participate in the program, you must be:
Computer skills are very important both in finding work and in doing most jobs. Having reliable access to a computer will help build and maintain people's computer skills. The computers received from this program will come with some training in its use and information materials for later reference.
An added benefit of this program is that it reduces electronic waste.