YSTOP

YSTOP poster 2017YSTOP is a soft-skills training program for youth (GR.10-12)

 

Purpose: To make you a smarter employee. We want YOU to be the person an employer chooses over others. 

Register at the location nearest you!

Register in Centre Wellington! Register in Erin! Register in Flesherton! Register in Kincardine!

 

What is it? A 10 week program consisting of: 7 workshops (once a week), 2-weeks of co-op, and an awards ceremony! Here’s the breakdown: 
Week 1: customer service
Week 2: critical thinking and problem solving
Week 3: life-saving math skills
Week 4: communication
Week 5: teamwork and interpersonal skills
Week 6: organizational skills
Week 7: you’ve got a job, now what?
Week 8 and 9: complete minimum 15 hours of co-op
Week 10: certificate of completion awarded and motivational speaker presentation

Eligibility:

  • You are in Gr. 10, 11, 12
  • You are finding it difficult to find and/or hold a job
  • You want to know more about what it is like to be employed
  • You want to be the best possible employee
  • You want to receive a recognized certificate upon completion
  • You want to be workplace- ready
  • You want to be considered top-talent for employers

Register at the location nearest you!

Register in Centre Wellington! Register in Erin! Register in Flesherton! Register in Kincardine!  

Rural businesses have noticed, and shared a strong concern for the lack of skills youth employees are equipped with today. Participating in this program will help youth to obtain and maintain positive work relationships and satisfied managers/business owners – an Economic Development initiative at its finest! The materials delivered in the program are derived from the findings of the Employer One Survey and the Skills Gap Study.