YouthWorx

YouthWorx is a comprehensive employment program that focuses on employing young people between the ages of 14 and 29 as Youth Community Workers. The program is designed to reduce barriers to employment for youth.

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    Youth Community Workers are hired for eight weeks during the months of July and August in various, small-scale labour jobs, including community clean ups, light repair jobs, community gardening and beautification (weed pulling, shrub pruning, etc.) and painting. In addition to employment, youth are also provided with the opportunity to develop as a professional and workplace leader.

    2023 marked the 10th anniversary of YouthWorx. Watch the video above to learn more about how the program came to be and how it aims to support communities.

    Registration information

    Interested in a summer job? Do you want to gain work experience? Looking to make a difference in your community? Participate in an interview session to be hired as a Youth Community Worker!

    During the session, interview panelists will ask you about your past work and/or volunteer experiences, interests, and share more information about what it's like to be a Youth Community Worker.

    Registration is required to participate in interviews. 2023 registration is currently closed.

    Important information

    Virtual interview - once registered send your resume and two professional references to hireyouth@torontohousing.ca
    In-person interview - bring one copy of your resume and two professional references
    Candidates must be available to work Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., during the months of July and August

    For more information

    Email hireyouth@torontohousing.ca

    YouthWorx: Making a difference in TCHC Communities

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