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DETERMINE YOUR PATH.

Are you in need of employment skills training and looking to gain a quality employment opportunity? Youth Employment Readiness Program is a 25 week program in which you will get to know yourself better, develop a personal plan, learn relevant workplace skills, and obtain work experience leading to fuller employment and/or education. If you can apply yourself to self-discovery, discipline, daily work assignments, and serious effort in traditional and alternative employment search methods.....

You may be ready for YERP. 

NEXT INTAKE - MID NOVEMBER

Interviews for our next intake will start in early November 2021. If interested, please check out our Apply page to see if you are eligible and complete your application.

Though this is a program for persons seeking work, we are here to help both the employer and employee find the right fit for them. Think we can help?

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ARE YOU SEEKING WORK?

Are you a motivated and dedicated individual willing to work hard to find the right job or career for you? 

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ARE YOU AN EMPLOYER?

Looking for enthusiastic, mature young workers ready-trained in workplace skills such as customer service, teamwork, communication skills, and more?

GET TO KNOW YOURSELF.

We are dedicated to helping youth in the Durham Region find their way in the world of employment.

ABOUT US

Click below to see the people who help Durham youth everyday and to see more information about the YERP program. 

FAQ

Have some questions that weren't answered while you were looking through the site? Take a look at our FAQ page.

The Youth Employment Readiness Program provides a wage reimbursement of $6840.00 to employers that hire a YERP participant. To learn more, visit our For Employers page.