Office: 1-613-498-2111 | TTY: 613-498-3123

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Youth Job Link Program

Improve Your Opportunities with One-On-One Job Coaching

Are you between the ages of 15 and 29 years, and looking for a job? Our Youth Job Link (YJL) program will help you find work. Funded by the Ontario government, YJL helps young people with career planning and job preparation as well as connects you to hidden employment opportunities. Set up a meeting with one of our experienced youth coaches to learn more.

Since 1985, the Employment + Education Centre has been helping youth and adult workers maximize their potential. We have a full range of educational, employment and skills training programs to help you build a rewarding career. Talk to us about your career plans. We will be happy to connect you to programs that can help achieve your goals.

Youth Job Link Program Overview

The Youth Job Link program is designed for students aged 15 to 29 years, who benefit from some extra help to plan their careers and transition to the labour market. Here is an overview of what the YJL program offers.

For Youth:

  • One-on-one job coaching
  • Job postings and job matching services
  • Career exploration workshops
  • Career management workshops
  • Summer employment and part-time employment throughout the school year
  • Education and work transition support

For Employers:

  • Job postings
  • Pre-screening and referral of potential candidates
  • Job matching services
  • Access to a pool of available students
  • In some instances, employer incentives may be available to offset hiring-related costs
  • Employer incentives are only available for youth that have never had paid employment previously

Let EEC Help You Find Your Dream Job

Youth Job Link is part of a new, more comprehensive and targeted suite of employment programs and services being implemented by the Ontario government to help young people improve their skills and find work. From career planning to skills training and accessing job opportunities through our established local network, we are here to help in any way we can.

Let us help you find a job that maximizes your potential.

To schedule a meeting with a youth coach, or learn more about our Youth Job Link Program, call 613-498-2111, 1-800-926-0777 (toll free) or 613-498-3123 (TTY).


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