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International Youth Day

There are 1.8 billion young people (aged 10 and 24) in the world – it is the largest youth population ever. August 12th is International Youth Day! Learn more via United Nations.   Read Employment E-News – August 2019 – Spending on Skills Training Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca Advertisements

Inclusive Student Services

The Durham District School Board offers Inclusive Student Services. Students’ special education needs, at both elementary and secondary levels, are met through a range of services, supports, programs and placements. Click to view online resources available through the Durham District School Board (DDSB).   Read Employment E-News – June 2019 – Labour Gains in Canada … Continue reading

Student Summer Workshop

Are you looking for your first opportunity to enter the labour market or to build on prior summer/part-time employment? We can help! Join us for a Summer Student Workshop on June 26, 1:30-3:00pm. Check the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre Event Calendar to learn more about free workshops offered at our Oshawa and Pickering location. … Continue reading

Youth in Policing

After School Youth In Policing Initiative Students celebrated their graduation earlier this year. Students spent their last 14 weeks learning how to grow and become change makers in their community. Click to learn about the Youth in Policing initiative.   Read Employment E-News – May 2019 – Durham Region Developments Image provided by http://www.1COMMUNITY1.ca

Be You, You Belong

The Be You, You Belong initiative aims to help parents and caregivers of children under six-years old in Ajax and Pickering connect with local services that support healthy child development. Enter the “Be You, You Belong” contest for a chance to win a $50 Indigo gift card. Click for details and contest rules!   Read … Continue reading

Info and Services for Youth

Do you want to learn about information and services for young Canadians? The Government of Canada has a Young Canadian website designed just for you. Learn how to manage your money, discover cultural youth programs, and help shape Canada’s first ever youth policy! Click here. If you are young person looking for work, we can … Continue reading

Student Employment

Did you know that students no longer have to be returning to school in the fall to take advantage of the Federal program, Summer Job Strategy? We also have several Employment Ontario programs to assist youth in obtaining employment. Visit DRUHC’s youth website. Contact us to learn more.   Read Employment E-News – April 2019 … Continue reading

Volunteer Work

Volunteering can be rewarding and fun – it can also help you acquire experience, skills and a network of support. Looking for opportunities? Go to Volunteer Durham. If you are a student in need of additional volunteer hours to graduate from Grade 12, we have opportunities available! Connect with us!   Read Employment E-News – … Continue reading

Rogers tv Durham – Youth Perspective

A Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre Employment Counsellor recently appeared on an episode of ROGERS tv Durham’s “Youth Perspective”. The episode provided excellent tips and sound advice to help young people effectively transition into full or part time work. If you are the parent of a young person looking for work, offering help can require … Continue reading

Employing Young Talent

The Employing Young Talent Incentive connects local businesses with young talented workers who recently graduated. Through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, the program assists employers who hire a youth (15–29) to work on average 20 hours a week, providing up to $2000 (based on eligibility). The intent is to help small businesses compete, … Continue reading