Catch 22 Solutions is a work program for youth aged 16-30 years based in Chilliwack. During this 12-week program you’ll be paid $10.85 per hour, 30 hours a week. At the same time you’ll get a chance to learn customer service, retail and life skills, gain job search training and certifications, plus get 7 weeks of actual work experience.
The Chilliwack WorkBC Employment Services Centre (ESC) serves as a one-stop employment services shop. Whether you are looking for work, interested in changing jobs, enrolled in an apprenticeship program, receiving Provincial Income Assistance, receiving Federal Employment Insurance, or just interested in what’s happening in the local labour market, you’ve come to the right place. Available resources are: a job board, online resources, resource centre, workshops. There are two locations to serve you.
The YMCA Youth Works program offers a comprehensive and holistic approach to help youth gain the confidence, skills and experience to secure and maintain employment. This FREE job readiness program offers support with experienced career advisors, job search and training such as First Aid, WHMIS, Food Safe, Forklift etc. and work placements that include mentorship. Other benefits of this program include transportation and food support as well as a 6 month YMCA membership. To participate in the program you must be:
- 15-29 years of age
- eligible to work in BC
- a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident
- not attending school
- unemployed or non-eligible for EI benefits.