Employment & Career Development

Current Job Opportunities 


YMCA Peel Employment & Community Programming

  • The Resource Centre provides tools youth need to find employment, including interview techniques workshop, resume workshop, resume critiques one-on-one, magnet information session, mock interview one-on-one, and job searching.

  • Employment Services provides one-on-one counselling to address some of the barriers in entering the labour market. Services include resume and cover letter writing, developing job search strategy and interview preparation through mock interviews.

  • The Youth Job Connection programis for youth 15-29. Services include: 
    • Virtual paid pre-employment training to promote job readiness;
    • Job matching and paid employment placements, with placement supports for participants and hiring incentives for employers;
    • Virtual mentorship services; and
    • Education and work transition supports.

  • Youth Job Connection Summer program offers a paid pre-employment workshop to assist with overcoming barriers.

  • Skills Development For Youth is a 12-week program that assists participants 15-30, who are out of work, a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected citizen and legally entitled to work in Canada with the skills and techniques to become employable.

  • The Youth Outreach Worker Program supports youth 12-21 with a wide variety of issues including but not limited to education, employment, legal, family matters, housing and basic needs, to connect them with services and resources.

  • The Newcomer Youth Leadership Development program is for newcomer youth 13-24. The program offers youth opportunities to make new friends, practice English, gain leadership, teamwork and social skills. Youth will learn about their community and gain volunteer hours.