Ignite Youth Employment Program details

Ages 16 – 30

Eligibility requirements:

  • 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 
  • Seeking employment

Locations: Creston, Cranbrook, Fernie, Invermere and surrounding areas

The IGNITE program is delivered entirely online including the application process, workshops and job search assistance.

Required to participate in the workshops are: 

  • reliable internet, 
  • a computing device with a webcam, 
  • microphone and speakers. 

Support with these technical requirements are available as needed. Please let us know if you are unable to meet the computing requirements listed above.

4 Week Employment Workshops

Attendance: full-time 9:00-3:30 Monday to Friday

Topics: Exploring self-employment, Identifying skills and strengths, Labour Market Information, Networking, Guest Speakers, Computer software training, Resumes & cover letters, Employer Panels, Workplace Feedback, Interview Skills, Clothing, Interviews, Point of Sale, Digital Marketing, Coping and Conflict Management Skills, Career Development, Food Service Skills, Budgeting & Time Management and more!

Certificates: Foodsafe, Serving It Right, WHMIS, Super Host or alternatives

12 Week Job Placement Opportunity

Help job searching including resume and interview coaching

Job supports & Job coaching available

Employment details dependent upon employer

Program starts November 23rd, 2020. Registration is required.