Exploring entrepreneurial opportunities for those interested in self-employment

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Kootenay Employment Services is offering a brand-new program for youth.

Ignite is a five-week initiative to help 15 to 30-year-olds become employment ready and open doors to greater opportunities.

Program includes leadership training, mentorship, identifying and fostering strengths and exploring entrepreneurial opportunities for those interested in self-employment, followed by a 12-week paid, employment opportunity.

Plus, you get paid and collect a cash bonus at the end.

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  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person
  • Living in BC
  • Not enrolled full time in high school or post-secondary training
  • Unemployed or precariously employed
  • Between 15 and 30 years of age
  • Seeking employment
  • Reliable internet
  • A computing device with a webcam
  • Microphone and speakers

 

Support with these technical requirements are available as needed. Computing equipment lending is available to participants.

Topics:

  • Labour Market Information
  • Networking
  • Resumes & cover letters
  • Workplace Feedback
  • Interview Skills
  • Time Management and more!

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  • Help job searching including resume and interview coaching
  • Job supports & Job coaching available
  • Employment details dependent upon the employer

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