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Youth Employment Services YES. Head Office

Youth Employment Services YES. Head Office
555 Richmond St West Suite 711, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1
Box 115 555 Richmond St West, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1
Toronto Downtown Central
Rosita Esgard, Manager
City of Toronto; Greater Toronto Area
Mon, Tue, Thu 9 am-5 pm; Wed 9 am-6 pm; Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Unemployed and out of school youth 15-30 years

Lighthouse Program -- Individuals who are legally entitled to work in Canada, who are not receiving EI benefits and who self identify as a person coping with a mental health condition * need to be willing to commit to attending pre-employment sessions (group sessions or one-on-one sessions) and willing to commit to complete 12 weeks of Work Experience program (paid employment)
Individual and group employment counselling, assessment, job postings, referral and follow up
* employability improvement, integration into workforce
* job search workshops, newcomer services, self-marketing, entrepreneurship

Student services -- summer employment service
* year round services for students seeking part time jobs
* workshops
* volunteer and co-op placements

YESAbility -- for postsecondary students with disabilities
* employment assistance includes matching skills and qualifications with part time jobs and finding part time employment opportunities
* resume and interview tips
* realistic employment action plans
* assistance in gaining work experience and marketable skills

Summer Company -- entrepreneurship program for students aged 15-30 looking to start their own business during summer break
* participants receive funding and support

Lighthouse Project -- career exploration program offering labour market research and interview preparation
* also offers self care and stress management strategies
* 12 week paid work placement tailored to individual interests and needs
Self or agency referral
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door; Designated parking at entrance
Non Profit
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Youth Employment Services YES. Head Office
Address: 555 Richmond St West Suite 711, Toronto, ON M5V 3B1;
Phone: 416-504-5516