Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, our YMCA Employment Services programs have gone virtual for the time being. Please see below for information on three of our programs, as well as how to contact our team for any program inquiries:

Early Childhood Education Assistant Training Program
(Ages 15 to 29)

The Early Childhood Education Assistant Training (ECEA) program prepares young adults ages 18 to 29 for jobs in Early Childhood Education. Participants acquire skills and certification for jobs as Early Childhood Education Assistants for kids ages 2 to 5. 

Program requirements: Must have completed English 12.
Next intakes: April 2020 (full), September 2020
Register: Email our team at ecea@gv.ymca.ca


Youth Employment Bootcamp
(Ages 15 to 30)

Do you currently have one or more barriers to employment? This program helps youth ages 15 to 30 to find a job, keep a job and get them on their career path.

Program requirements: Not currently working or attending school. Non-EI eligible.
Next Intakes: April 6th (date may be delayed by approx. one week based on enrollment), June 1st
Register: You can register through the following Eventbrite link – bit.ly/2R4GzYd
Contact: yeb@gv.ymca.ca

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy - Skills Link Program.


Youth BEAT
Ages 15-29

This program, in partnership with the Foundry and the Chilliwack Youth Health Centre, supports youth ages 17 to 29 with mental health barriers to employment.

Next intakes: Vancouver: April 27, July 6, Sept 14, Nov 23
                         Fraser Valley: May 4, August 3, Nov 2, Feb 1, May 3
Contact: Vancouver: youthbeat@gv.ymca.ca
                Chilliwack: youthbeat.fv@gv.ymca.ca

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For any inquiries regarding any of our YMCA Youth Employment Services programs, please email Kirsty Peterson, Manager, Youth Employment at kirsty.peterson@gv.ymca.ca or call/text to 604.218.1445.


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NOTE: Registration for this program is not yet open.