Youth Programs

Several programs specifically designed for youth are offered by the Employment Services Centre and aim to support young individuals in their quest to integrate the labour market, and to equip them with the tools they need to succeed in their career in Prescott and Russell or elsewhere.

Focus on Future

Focus on Future is a new federal youth program offered by the Employment Service Centre and its partners. This program is designed to enable youth to enter the workforce and become financially independent.

This program will offer youth who are between the ages of 16 and 29 years old and no longer in school to take part in workshops aimed at developing their leadership skills, followed by an on the job training experience.

Participation in the program provides:

  • Individualized and group support 
  • Workshops and on the job training 
  • 500$ bonus*

*Some conditions applies

Program in partnership with the centre Moi, J'apprends, the Groupe Convex and L et L Management

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Program funded by the Government of Canada

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Youth Job Connection Program

This program, from the Government of Ontario, is for youth aged from 15 to 29 and aims at helping them gain experience and knowledge that will increase their employability skills.

The participants will receive professional services from counsellors specialized in youth programs. The purpose is to:

  • Increase youth knowledge in career options and job market.
  • Promote participation to workshops and paid work activities (at the current minimum hourly rate in Ontario).
  • Obtain paid on-the-job training through youth-employer matching.

Job Youth Connection Summer program

This program, from the Government of Ontario, is for high school students aged 15 to 18 looking for a full-time summer job or part-time employment after school hours.

Through group workshops, the student will receive professional services from counsellors specialized in youth programs. The objective of the program is to ease the transition of students from school to the job market by presenting them with long-term training options and summer employment in line with their career objectives and employability.

Let us help you in finding your future career

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