Youth Job Connection Summer

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Youth Job Connection Summer

Youth Job Connection

Are you 15 to 18 and in highschool? Are you looking for a part-time job during the school year?” Let the Goodwill Career Centre help!

The Youth Job Connection Summer Program includes one week of (paid) pre-employment preparation, help finding flexible job opportunities, and follow-up support to help you succeed on the job.

Program Description:

  • 20 hours of paid employment training 
  • Explore your career options and the job market
  • A summer job placement with an employer in the community (job opportunities discussed at your intake appointment)
  • Support in accessing funds for work clothing, training, and other potential related costs
  • Get training and work experience
  • Develop in-demand skills 
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To apply:

Apply to Goodwill's Youth Job Connection Program


Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the program eligibility for Youth Job Connection Summer (YJCS)?
Participants must be:

  • 15 to 18 years old at time of registration
  •  A resident of Ontario;
  •  Eligible to work in Canada;
  • High school students and will be returning to high school or access postsecondary education after their job placement

 2. How is YJCS being facilitated?
The 20 hours of pre-employment training will be delivered by Goodwill Employment professionals at our London Career Centre @ 255 Horton St E. The workshops are highly interactive and use a variety of tools to appeal to all learning styles.

3. When does the program start?
Ongoing enrollment

4. When will I start my placement?
Upon completion of the 20 hours of pre-employment, participants will work one-on-one with our Job Development team to find a suitable opportunity.  Placement opportunities can be during the summer or for a maximum of 10 hours a week during the school year.

5. Which businesses are hiring right now?
In line with the provincial government’s mandate that essential services remain open as the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, specific industries and businesses are hiring.

A full list of essential business can be found here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/list-essential-workplaces

6. How will my interview be done?
Depending on the position, interviews may be conducted in person, phone, Skype, and Zoom. We will support you through this process.