The Canadian Career Academy is excited to be offering employment services for youth in Carleton Place and surrounding area. Many youth have used our services over the years to help find a summer job. Connection to employment is not the only service that we can provide. A few other of the services we offer are listed below:

  • Career Decision Making
  • Résumé Development
  • Marketing Help
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Workshops, Seminars, and courses
  • Training & Education information
  • Referrals to Other Services

To find out more about the services we offer for youth please stop by the Employment Resource Centre or explore the Useful Links section. 

Youth Job Connection

In 2015 the Ministry introduced a new program for youth: the Youth Job Connection. This program was designed to fulfill the government’s ongoing commitment to helping young people find and keep jobs. It is intended for young people who are experiencing multiple complex barriers to secure long term employment and meaningful careers. The program will serve youth 15-29 who experience barriers to employment by providing more intensive supports beyond traditional job search and placement opportunities. YJC offers youth who are eligible:

  • Paid pre-employment workshops
  • Job placement and mentorship
  • Help transitioning to further education or employment

The goals of YJC are to provide participants with:

  • Assessments and career development services, to increase their knowledge of job and career options, the job market and themselves;
  • Opportunities to develop employability skills;
  • Training and work experience to increase their readiness for employment;
  • Support their transitions to employment or additional training and education, during and after the program.

There are 2 streams for the YJC program. The broader stream which runs year round for youth who are unemployed and not in any kind of schooling and the summer stream for students. Please contact our office for a referral or to gain more information on this program.

Youth Job Link

Youth Job Link, Launching in spring 2016, is designed to help youth, including students, aged 15 to 29, who do not face significant barriers to employment, but who could benefit from some extra help to plan their careers and transition to the labour market.

Youth Job Link will provide three categories of non-intensive employment services, each of which will be available  year-round. They are:

  • Career exploration services to increase knowledge of career options and support career decision-making;
  • Career management services to improve readiness for the labour market; and,
  • Job search, readiness, and matching assistance to connect youth with employers offering employment opportunites, including summer jobs.


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