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
  • Prepare you to contribute and support environmentally responsible practices in the workplace

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

SEED participants are paid minimum wage while attending the 6-week ONLINE class training. To celebrate personal success, a financial bonus is paid to participants who fully complete the SEED program.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

To apply for SEED you MUST be:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive)
  • Unemployed and seeking FULL-TIME employment
  • Involuntary NEET (not in Education, Employment, Training) for at least 6 months
  • 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 ONLINE classroom training
  • 8 weeks of $$ paid work experience placement 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

ARE YOU AN EMPLOYER LOOKING TO HIRE?

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

This program is funded in part through the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy - Skills Link Program

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ONLINE INFORMATION SESSIONS

Are you interested in attending a information session?

Please call, text or email for further information: 

T. 604-218-0768

EMAIL: SEED YOUTH 

 

NEXT ONLINE CLASS

JANUARY 11, 2021

Future Classes:
March 15, 2021
May 31, 2021
August 23, 2021
November 8, 2021

Training Location:  ONLINE

Douglas College – New Surrey Training Centre
13769 - 104th Avenue (Beside Long & McQuade)

 

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