Employment & Career Development
Current Job Opportunities
- Brampton companies hiring right now as a result of an increase in demand due to COVID-19:
- Ontario Government employment programs for people under 30
- Government of Canada Job Bank
- TRCA’s Girls Can Too program prepares young women for careers in the trades and environmental sector.
- Sheridan College's Academic Upgrading Program is a tuition-free program that provides individuals with the admission requirements needed to apply to a college program, certificate program or workplace skills needed for employment. Apply by July 30.
- Sheridan College's Virtual Faculty Days (June 8 -15): learn about programs, speak with professors, program coordinators and admissions reps, financial aid, and get a glimpse into student life.
- Through Conservation Youth Corps, high school students can learn how to safely use equipment and participate in environmental conservation, while earning volunteer hours.
- Roots Community Services offers a Youth Entrepreneurship Mentoring Program called Black Leaders of Tomorrow.
- Brampton Multicultural Community Centre is offering virtual Youth Job Connect workshops this June and July for youth 15-29 and youth 15-18.
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.