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Youth Employment

We can help your find a job that aligns with your skills & abilities.

  • 1 hour
  • Number 1 Road

Service Description

Despite research indicating that inclusive candidates are productive, more engaged and loyal to their employers than the general workforce, It is estimated that 22.60 percent of youth in British Columbia are unemployed. Despite increasing awareness among employers, strong advocacy by community groups and progressive policies at provincial and national government levels, youth have the lowest employment rate of any population in Canada. It is suggested that youth have the least access to employment in Canada (Statistics Canada, 2020 ). These challenges are amplified by the COVID-19 crisis, which has changed the face of work and created demands for a different set of skills to succeed in the workplace. Career Action Plan for Transitional Youth in low-income populations (CAPTY), with a particular focus on visible minorities, due to the impact of cultural factors such as language, trauma and determinants of health; to increase the labour force participation of youth, and equip them with the competencies to succeed in the face of changing work realities imposed by the COVID-19 crisis.

Contact Details

  • 200-12235 No 1 RdRichmond, BC V7E 1T6

    (604) 250-5171

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