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Media Advisory

March 22, 2017 – Youth Employment Champion awards to recognize three challenged youth on Federal Budget Day in Toronto. 

For more details click here: YES – Media Advisory (pdf)

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Tim Lang meets with Marco Mendicino, MP

YES President meets with Federal M.P. and Parliamentary Secretary for Justice, Marco Mendicino

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Dynacare Visits BizStart!

Thanks so much to Christy Mingo from Dynacare for coming to visit YES and the BizStart group! YES is thrilled to name Dynacare as a supporter of our BizStart program. BizStart is an intensive six month business incubator program that empowers youth to start and run their own businesses by teaching critical entrepreneurship, employability and life skills.

YES is so grateful for Dynacare’s support of our young entrepreneurs!

Kofi Amoama, Manager of Youth Entrepreneurship (2nd from left), Christy Mingo, Dynacare (centre) and Timothy Lang, President & CEO (centre) with participants from YES’ BizStart program

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Compass: Finding Direction Through Mentorship

Youth Employment Services YES is thrilled to be hosting the Compass: Finding Direction Through Mentorship event on March 22, 2017. This event is the first of its kind to be hosted by YES and will combine a unique networking and mentorship opportunity for 50 at risk youth with the YES youth achievement awards in employment, empowerment and entrepreneurship.

This event is made possible through the generosity and support of our amazing corporate sponsors.

Presenting Supporter:

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Youth Award Supporter:

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Table Supporter:

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In-Kind Supporters:

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YES Clients and CEO Tim Lang Featured in 24 Hours Toronto Newspaper

toronto_24hrs_logoYES was featured in 24 Hours Toronto Newspaper on February 27, 2017, highlighting the positive affects YES staff and programs have on clients. With comments from CEO Timothy Lang and several clients, the article highlighted the services of YES and how they have impacted clients and changed their lives.

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YES CEO, Tim Lang participates in Osgood Hall Law School Economic Summit & High School Case Competition

YES CEO Timothy Lang sat as a panelist at Osgood Hall’s Economic Summit in February, 2017, speaking about Youth Employment and possible solutions, some of which are provided by YES. He also was asked to judge a case competition at David and Mary Thomson Collegiate, judging several teams and 70 high school students.

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YJC Visits eBay, Kijiji, StubHub!

YES’ Youth Job Connection (YJC) groups were given the amazing opportunity to visit the eBay, Kijiji, StubHub offices this January. These job seekers received interview advice and best practice tips from hiring managers as well as one on one mock interviews! We are so grateful to everyone who volunteered and helped to ensure that the YJC youth are ready to ace their next job interviews, thank you!

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BizStart is accepting applications now!

YES ybc_logoBizStart is an exciting full-time project to help you attain a broad range of entrepreneurship skills and knowledge to develop your business. The BizStart project will serve 20 youth, aged 16-29, from Toronto. Read More     

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(Hiring Event) AGTA looking lor PSW’s, Housekeepers and Case Coordinators

Join us for a Hiring Event with

 

 Wednesday January 11th, 2017

1 – 3:00 PM

555 Richmond St. W, Suite 1003

Come in to meet with the Hiring Managers at AgTa Home Care to find out what it takes to be a member of their team

 PSW’s, Housekeepers and Case Coordinators

PLEASE call Helena Wolanyk (416) 504-5516 ext. 281 or Wanda Parsons Ext 258 TO PRE-REGISTER

 PLEASE BRING YOUR RESUME, SIN AND PSW certificate

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YES welcome Citi Volunteers!

Nov 8, 2016 – YES hosted volunteers from our partner @Citi this past Friday. Supporting #pathways2progress in our Youth Job Connection program, the 5 Citi employees provided youth with crucial resources such as mock interviews and resume critiques. Thank you #CitiVolunteers for the wonderful donation of your time and talent!

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