Jobs4Youth

An innovative program designed to support youth ages 15-30 who face significant barriers to employment by helping them find and maintain meaningful employment in a customized manner.

The Jobs4Youth Coordinator will work with participants and their families as well as local businesses to prepare each youth for successful employment that is focused on his or her strengths, as well as the employers’ needs and potential benefits to their business.

Jobs4Youth Services Include:

• The discovery process (focused on skills and abilities of job seeker)
• Creation of a traditional and visual resume
• Job searching and job development
• 1-1, non-time limited, on site job supports to help the job seeker work towards workplace independence
• Wage subsidy for employers
• Ongoing communication with job seeker, family and employer

Who Is Eligible for Jobs4Youth?

• 15-30 years of age and faces significant barriers to gaining employment
• Attending school
• Acts safely towards others in the community
• Has access to transportation (to and from work)

Jobs4Youth Employers

Registration Information:

• Eligible teens can self-register (parents will be notified), be referred by a teacher or health care professional or have parents contact CAFCL
• Contact the Jobs4Youth Coordinator by phone at 780-672-0257 or by e-mail to arrange a meeting date.

  • "Jobs4Youth is a valuable resource to the Camrose & Area Animal Shelter. The partnership is Win/Win. The Shelter is provided with a willing helper at a reduced cost and the employee benefits from a real job situation. They can learn the rules, getting a step up to a brighter future. We will continue to use this service for as long as it's available."

    Camrose Animal Shelter Board of Directors