SEED Youth Employment Program

SEED - Sustainable Employment & Environmental Directions - is a government-funded program to help unemployed youth in the lower mainland find and keep a full-time job.

SEED Youth Employment Program

Many SEED participants have limited work experience. Some are even looking to get their first job. Many are new to Canada and most have limited education, either here or from their home country. SEED participants share a common goal of wanting to improve their lives by increasing their employment skills and finding steady employment.
 

SEED can:

  • Help you get into the local labour market
  • Open doors to future career success
  • Provide you with continuous personal job coaching and community

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

SEED participants are $ paid minimum wage while attending the 6-week class training. 
 

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

To apply for SEED you MUST be:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive)
  • Unemployed and seeking FULL-TIME employment
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, First Nations (status and non-status), Metis, Inuit youth, and “unaffiliated Indigenous youth” or a protected person as defined by the Immigration & Refugee Protection Act
  • In need of assistance to overcome employment barriers

PROGRAM LENGTH - 14 Weeks

  • 6 weeks of paid classroom training
  • 8 weeks of work experience and job coaching with an employer
  • Class Time | Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
     

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Participants Receive:

  • Pre-employment skills
  • Short-term occupational certificate training – can be customized
  • Job search strategies and support

REGISTER FOR AN INFORMATION SESSION:

T.B.A.


ARE YOU AN EMPLOYER LOOKING TO HIRE?

Employers interested in hosting a SEED participant for an 8-week work experience can complete an Application Form for the position you wish to fill and email it to seedyouth@douglascollege.ca

 

Funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy

 

Interested?

Contact Us

T. (778) 389-2769

E. SEED YOUTH 


NEXT START DATE

February 7, 2022


Future Class Dates 

April 25, 2022

July 11, 2022

October 3, 2022

January 2, 2023

March 13, 2023

May 29, 2023

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