CAVE Youth Employment Program

CAVE is for youth 15-29 looking to find their fit in the workplace. Participants get real tools and training to find and keep a steady job.

CAVE is a great training option for youth to build their workplace skills and confidence, identify job goals, and create a plan to get there.

Program Highlights

Phase 1. 4 weeks of in-class training focused on enhancing essential workplace skills and job search skills to achieve employment goals. Includes resume preparation, cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and industry-specific training.

Phase 2. Up to 12 weeks of job search support including customized assistance from the program staff who will help you connect with and refer you to employers. 

Phase 3. Paid work placement, with support through the first 3 months. We offer employers who hire CAVE participants a wage subsidy for the first 12 weeks of employment.

Program Eligibility

  • 15 – 29 years of age
  • Unemployed or working under 20 hours per week
  • Not eligible to receive Employment Insurance or not have received EI in the past 3 years
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
  • Not a full time student
Is your Company Interested in Hosting a Work Placement?

CAVE students are job-ready and bring skills, dedication, and enthusiasm to the workforce. Contact us to get involved.

NEXT training Dates and Locations

Monday June 5, 2017
Douglas College - Burnaby Training Centre
#202 - 4250 Kingsway Avenue (near the Patterson Sky Train Station)

For registration information contact: 


Call  604-438-3045

Youtube Video

CAVE Youth Employment Program: Meet Our Participants