Employment and Training

Listed below are organizations that offer employment and training opportunities for students. For additional information contact your school career counsellor.

ACCESSACCESS programs are open to all aboriginal people all ages from youth to older workers. We look at your skills and interests and help create an action plan for building your future.

first nations employment society

FNES represents ten First Nations as well as on/off reserve people residing in the Vancouver Sunshine Coast areas.

Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA)

UNYA is Metro Vancouver's only Native youth program-providing organization. They work to empower youth through our 21 programs including education & training, personal support, residential programs and sports & recreation.

High Five

The standard in BC for instructors working with children ages 6-12. HIGH FIVE® is the only quality assurance system in North American designed for children's sport & recreation. HIGH FIVE® consists of training, resources and tools.

youth engage learn lead

Yell provides potential youth leaders between the ages of 12 to 23 from all backgrounds with coaching and training opportunitiesYell participants in exchange for this training receive placements with MoreSports, Vancouver School Board, and Parks and Recreation programs to support their community while building their leadership portfolios through these practical experiences.

YWCA Vancouver

It's not always easy being a young person. Making choices, forming a unique identity and finding a life and career direction are challenges that we all face. As life takes us on a journey from childhood to adulthood, we all need a little support.

YWCA Vancouver is committed to giving youth the tools they need to make healthy choices. From targeted employment services to mentorship programs, we offer a range of integrated services that connect youth with positive role models and inspire them to play a leading role in their personal and community development.

Additional resources to explore:

Workplace safety for young workers

Student Employment Resources

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