Online Youth Job Connection

Get Paid While You’re Training For A Great Job!

Youth Job Connection offers paid pre-employment services and workshops, followed by a paid job placement.

Online Youth Job Connection


Youth Job Connection

If you are between the ages of 15 and 29, and you’re not working or in school, you can gain skills, get paid to learn and make connections in the community.

Paid Training

Receive 60 hours of paid training to prepare for the workplace. Workshops include Interview Skills, Resume and Cover Letter Writing, WHMIS, Health and Safety, Confidence Building, Stress Management, Networking and Career Exploration.

Job Placement

We’ll help to match you with a paid job placement (up to 26 weeks) with training support, while providing incentives for participating employers.

Friendly Support

You’ll gain the support of an employment counsellor and job developer throughout your job search and transition into the workplace.

To be eligible for the YJC program, you must be:

• Between the ages of 15 and 29 at the time of registration

• A resident of Ontario

• Eligible to work in Canada

• Unemployed and not currently in school

• Experiencing barriers in securing employment or keeping a job

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This Employment Ontario service is funded by the Ontario government. The views expressed on this website are the views of the Employment Help Centre and do not necessarily reflect those of the Ministry.

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