At the YMCA, we know that when everyone has access to meaningful job opportunities, the whole community wins. And a strong local economy is essential for building a healthy community.
But whether you are looking for entry-level work or for a more senior role, finding a job isn't always easy. That's why we offer employment programs to support you through this process. Our experienced staff will work with you — not just your resumé — to help you build skills, find work, and connect with your community.
Youth Employment Programs
Are you under 30 and trying to figure out your career goals? Need work experience to gain skills?
Whether you are looking for certifications, help with your resume and cover letter, interview and networking skills or if you simply need a community to help you reach your career goals, our youth employment programs can help.
We like to have fun, but we take your career search seriously. Find out how we can help YOU today.
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YMCA WorkBC Employment Services Centres provide:
- programs and;
to help you find—and keep—a job. Our trained staff will help you find the services you need to start and succeed in your job search.
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Child Care Labour Market Initiative
The YMCA of Okanagan is excited to run its new Child Care Labour Market Initiative beginning this September. This program is aimed at those interested in entering the child care field and will train participants as Early Childhood Educator Assistants. It is a full-time (30 hours per week) program with an opportunity to receive living supports throughout the duration.
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