Employment Programs

Bridging Youth To Employment – BYTE

Are you experiencing difficulties in finding, obtaining and maintaining sustainable employment? 

Bridging Youth to Employment is a new opportunity for youth in Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding areas to gain the skills needed to find a job.

This is a 5-week PAID course where you will discover innovative job search techniques plus earn certifications in Standard First Aid, WHMIS, Smart Serve, and Safe Food Handling.

Offered either in-class instruction at the YMCA or virtual learning. This will be followed by a 12-week paid quality employment opportunity in a field of your interest.

Other benefits include:

  • 4 month YMCA membership
  • Transportation support
  • Childcare assistance
  • Support and mentoring throughout the program

To be eligible for this program you must be:

  • Between the ages of 15 to 30 years of age
  • Not enrolled in school
  • Not working full time hours
  • Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident

Our next session starts soon!

For more information of to REGISTER contact:

TEXT ‘BYTE’ to 705-989-4675
or email: youthemployment@ssmymca.ca