Resources for Youth

National

  • Aboriginal Youth Initiatives - If you're wondering where to find a job or how to upgrade your skills, the Aboriginal Human Resources Development Strategy (AHRDS) may be your answer!
  • Aboriginal Human Resource Council- Canada's leading innovators in Aboriginal recruitment, retention and advancement. Building solutions and partnerships that create employment opportunities, inclusive workplaces for Aboriginal people and a skilled workforce for employers.
  • Aboriginal Canada Portal (Youth) - Your comprehensive window to Canadian Aboriginal online resources, including education and employment information, and government programs and services.
  • Parks Canada - Young Canada Works (YCW) - YCW in National Parks and National Historic Sites offers secondary and post-secondary students summer employment in the dynamic environment of Canada's National Parks and National Historic Sites.
  • Youth.gc.ca - The source of information about programs and services available to youth at the community level and beyond.
  • Service Canada Centres for Youth (SCCY) - These offices provide job posting services to recipients and employers and offer services to youth to help them prepare their entry into the labour market, from May to August each year.

Provincial/Territorial

Alberta

  • Youth Connections - For young Albertans, aged 16 to 24, who are unemployed or under-employed, have left school early or have not continued on to post-secondary education; and youth who are still in school but need help to prepare for a career.

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Career/Job

  • Career Edge (Graduates) - Career Edge works with employers, prospective interns, career centres and community agencies to provide graduates with career-launching internships.
  • YOUTHink - WORKink's section for youth. In this section, you'll find a whole host of information about finding a job, writing a resume and succeeding at that all-important interview.

Aboriginal Careers Website

www.aboriginalcareers.ca - Powered by Aboriginal Link, this highly specialized employment portal is fully-dedicated to assisting Aboriginal Job Seekers in researching and acquiring opportunities to develop their careers."

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