SEED Youth Employment Program

SEED Employment Program


SEED is a government-funded program to help unemployed youth in the lower mainland of British Columbia to find and keep a full-time job.

Many SEED participants have limited work experience. Some are even looking to get their first job. Many are new to Canada and most have limited education, either here or from their home country. SEED participants share a common goal of wanting to improve their lives by increasing their employment skills and finding steady employment.

SEED can:

  • Help you get into the local labour market
  • Open doors to future career success
  • Provide you with continuous personal job coaching and community

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

SEED participants are $ paid minimum wage while attending the 6-week class training, as well as $ bonuses and incentives throughout the program.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITYPROGRAM LENGTH
(14 Weeks)

To apply for SEED you MUST be:

  • Between 16 and 30 years of age (inclusive);
  • Unemployedand seeking FULL-TIME employment;
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, First Nations (status and non-status),
    Metis, Inuit youth, and “unaffiliated Indigenous youth” or protected person as defined by the Immigration & Refugee Protection Act;
  • In need of assistance to overcome employment barriers.
  • 6 weeks of paid classroom training
  • 8 weeks ofwork experience and job coachingwith an employer
  • Class Time | Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
SEED Youth

Participants Receive:

  • Pre-employment skills
  • Short-term occupational certificate training – can be customized
  • Job search strategies and support

JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATION SESSION:

👉 Wednesdays at 10 am. Contact Us to Register.


ARE YOU AN EMPLOYER LOOKING TO HIRE?

Employers interested in hosting a SEED participant foran 8-week work experience can complete an Application Form for the position you wish to fill and email it to seedyouth@douglascollege.ca

Funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy

READY TO APPLY?

Submit a program registration request.

Learn more

Program Starts

October 2023

Contact Us

T. (604) 777-6099

Email Us


Location

Surrey Training Centre
13769 104 Ave,
Surrey, BC
V3T 1W6


FutureClass Date(s)

November 2023

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