KEYS offers a variety of youth employment programs and services. If you are under 30, unemployed and not returning to school, KEYS can help you find a job.KEYS offers several programs, including the ones listed below. Visit the KEYS website for more information.
Career Focus Program- Career Focus coordinates internships for recent graduates looking to develop their careers. By offering prospective employers wage subsidies to offset the cost of hiring new graduates, Career Focus helps ease your transition into the labour market. Visit or contact the KEYS locations for more information.
InSight Youth Mentoring Partnership- The InSight Youth Mentorship Partnership is focused on assisting youth to learn about the world of work, potential career paths and the skills they will need to successfully transition from high school to employment, post-secondary education, apprenticeship, or further training.
JobStart – Skills Link Programs- JobStart consists of pre-employment training, followed by a supported work placement. Participants get paid for attendance and earn while they learn. Keep checking the KEYS website for our next session.
ReStart- Restart offers programs that provide you with valuable paid training and work experience. These programs help youth achieve long-term employment, meaningful careers and success in their future working lives.
Youth Job Connection- As a participant, you receive 60 hours of paid classroom training to learn job search and employment readiness skills. In addition, workshop facilitators teach you important life skills and introduce you to community services that can support you throughout your career. Following the classroom training, you will receive a paid job placement with access to mentorship, job coaching and financial support for needs such as transportation, work clothing and tools.
Youth Job Connection Summer- The program provides you with 20 hours of paid training to prepare you for the workforce as well as a summer job that lasts for up to eight weeks. Mentorship, job coaching and help returning to school are also offered. To qualify, you must be a high school student planning to stay in or return to school, or to move on to post-secondary education.
St. Lawrence College Employment Services job board can assist you in finding and getting your next job. Access our industry- leading job board and find a job in your field from real local employers. Get in- person assistance and employment help at our resource centres. Or use our online employment tools to improve all aspects of your job search, from resume building to interview preparation and careers assessments. This service is available to all job and worker seekers, you do not have to be enrolled at St. Lawrence to access this support.
Career Edge has been providing employment services since 1987 and has offices in Campbellford, Napanee, Northbrook, Picton and Trenton.
ACFOMI offers resources, support services, job search counselling and tools for those who cannot find work. ACFOMI helps with youth employment by creating job placements for youth who face barriers within employment, including poverty, homelessness and mental health issues. ACFOMI provides employment services (workshops) and job matching (placements). Aboriginal youth, recent immigrants, youth living with disabilities, youth who have limited work experience and youth who have low levels of education or literacy might also benefit from the programs offered at ACFOMI.