Helping Youth Prepare for Employment
(HYPE) Program

Join the HYPE!
Please note that intakes for this program will cease as of March 31, 2024. We are working alongside our funders to resume operations and we are hoping to bring back this program over the next year. Updates will be shared on this page and/or our social media accounts. For further questions please email us at
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Helping Youth Prepare
for Employment

HYPE is designed to assist those aged 15-30 years who are facing barriers to employment.

During this paid 20-week program, participants will receive pre-employment  training based on labour market demands.

Participants will be supported through 8 weeks of training to obtain and enhance their soft skills, teamwork, communication, interview skills, professional effectiveness, portfolio development and receive individualized industry specific training.


Once the 8 weeks is completed, participants will have a chance to secure an
12-week quality employment opportunity!

How to Qualify:


Basic literacy and computer skills 


Age 15-30 years


Cannot be a full-time student


Must be able to commit to full length of program

For enrollment or inquiries

Darrell McGrath @ 613 967 4055 or 

Jessica Pepper @ 613 967 4048  or 


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