Skills Link/Skill Tracks is an 18 week group program that offers structured activities in a workplace environment. Participants learn successful employment skills and identify practice strategies to succeed in today's labour market.
The Skills Link Program helps youth facing barriers to employment develop a broad range of skills, knowledge, and work experience they need to participate and succeed in the job market. Skills Link was developed to assist youth in various circumstances, including those who are single parents, are of Aboriginal descent, have disabilities, are recent immigrants, live in rural and remote areas, or have not completed high school.
Youth are able to explore the local workforce and establish a clear path to achieve and maintain employment in various fields.
Through Skills Link youth benefit from a client-centered approach and ongoing support, which helps them complete activities successfully and , ultimately, find and keep a job. In turn, employers may receive financial assistance to cover costs associated with providing employment services and individualized, integrated support to youth.
To participte in the Skills Link Program, youth must be:
The Skills Link Program helps participants:
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada Youth Employment Strategy.
For more information, or to apply for the Skills Link Program contact TRACKS Employment Services at (705) 444-1580.