Youth Engagement/leadership

LGBTQ2S netWORKS Event on Oct 4, 2017

LGBTQ2S youth aged 18-29 are invited to a networking event with netWORKS mentors on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from1 p.m. - 4 p.m. This is an opportunity to expand your professional network and connect with LGBTQ2S mentors from the City of Toronto and the private sector.

Engaging and Empowering - How to Become an Effective Mentor for Vulnerable Youth


CultureLink's Engaging and Empowering - How to Become an Effective Mentor for Vulnerable Youth online training is back and now open for enrollment! 

Designed for people interested in mentoring vulnerable youth, this 9-module course will walk you through the 3-E mentorship stages - Establishing, Engaging, and Empowering - to help you build a fruitful mentoring relationship with your mentee(s).  The course will explore the issues facing vulnerable youth and equip you with effective mentoring tools to help youth  overcome barriers and build resilience.

Toronto Youth Job Corps Program

Currently conducting intake for the Toronto Youth Job Corps program which begins Monday, September 11. Please see the attached poster.


Entry to Food Processing (EFP) Training Entry to Food Processing (EFP) Training


Please see attached flyer for detailed information.

ELIGIBILITY Must be a client of Toronto Employment & Social Services

18 years of age or older
Legally entitled to work in Canada
Must be at a minimum Grade 10 level for English & Math

Our next program starts October 16, 2017 and we are accepting referrals at this time

For more information contact us @ 416-393-0350

Ontario Black Youth Action Plan Community Co-Design Session: Peel on August 14, 2017

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services is hosting Community Co-Design Sessions to provide information on filling out applications for programs and initiatives under the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan. These sessions will also be an opportunity for organizations with similar ideas to form partnerships – a key component of the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan Collective Impact and Cultural Identity (CI2) Approach.

FREE Customer Care Professional employment placement + skills training - Starting Aug 21, 2017

Know any youth 18-29?
With a knack for helping others?
Eager to upgrade their professional skills?
Struggling to find meaningful employment?

Please see attached flyer for detailed information. 

We have the program just for them! NPower Canada’s next Customer Care Professional Program (formerly Contact Centre Professional) begins August 21st and is filling up quick!

Youth Amplifier - Deadline August 24 @ 5 p.m.

Advocate's Office
Position type: 
Contract - part-time
Application deadline: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017


Position title: Youth Amplifiers – We Have Something to Say project 

Position type: 2 Contract Positions (September 2017 – August 2018)
Employment Type: Part-time (up to 24 hrs/week)
Salary: $15.67 per hour (AMAPCEO)

Youth Job Connection Information Sessions on August 10 & 29, 2017


Youth Job Connection (YJC) program on August 10th and August 29th at 2 pm - see attachment.

YJC is a paid youth (15-29) employment program designed to offer skills training, work experience, mentorship and support with establishing career goals.




Gina Lihou

Newcomer Youth Worker - Deadline July 14, 2017

Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Application deadline: 
Friday, July 14, 2017
Contact name: 


Please see the attachment for details.


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