What Can You Expect?
Participants will attend workshops once a week for nine weeks where they will gain both life skills and employment-related skills to help prepare them for paid employment with the GAP, Old Navy, or Banana Republic. During these workshops, participants will learn basic resume building, cover letter writing, interview skills, communication skills, problem-solving skills, self-esteem building, and customer service skills. Upon completion of the workshop portion of the program, participants will be supported during an application phase with the GAP, Banana Republic, or Old Navy to apply for a 10-week paid internship. Participants will be supported by a job coach during the internship, and after the internship, to support them in their employment goals post internship.
- Youth ages 16 through 24
- Legally entitled to work in Canada
Workshop locations: Surrey, Vancouver, and New Westminster
Hosting store locations: Langley, Surrey, Coquitlam, Burnaby, Vancouver, and Richmond
This Program Is Funded By