Youth Job Connection Participants

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Lake of the Woods Employment Action Project (LEAP) is looking for Youth Job Connection Participants! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!


Program Description:

Youth Job Connection (YJC) is a year-round program that assists youth between the ages of 15-29 who need assistance finding and keeping a job. This program provides participants with pre-employment training and work opportunities that will help them make positive educational and career choices. The program is structured by providing 60 hours of paid pre-employment training followed by a job placement in a field of their choice.

Pre-employment services are short-term workshops or activities, designed to help participants get ready for work. They focus on career decision-making, employability skills development or enhancement, and job search and maintenance.

Job placements are experiential learning opportunities that provide the participant with an opportunity to gauge whether the job is a good fit with their employment interests and goals. Placements also provide participating employers with an opportunity to gauge and evaluate a participant’s skills, readiness for employment, and fit with the business.

Employer Name: Lake of the Woods Employment Action Project (LEAP)
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 1S8
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Phone: 807-468-1297
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday, 30 hours a week (2-week program)
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $16.55/hour

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Ministry of Labour 4-Step Health & Safety Training
  • Obtain Certificates in Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Excellence in Customer Service, Workplace Violence & Harassment
  • Career Cruising
  • Learning Styles & Personality Traits
  • Cover Letter & Resume Writing
  • First Impressions
  • Interview Prep & Mock Interviews
  • Professionalism
  • Time Management Skills
  • Other Job Specific Training such as First-Aid & CPR, Flaggers Course, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Training, Smart Serve, Food Safety Handlers, etc.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Must be between the ages of 15 – 29 (Individuals 15 – 18 must be legally excused from attending high school)
  • Resident of Ontario
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Unemployed
  • Not participating in full-time training or education
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please indicate your interest in the Youth Job Connection (YJC) program by phone or email to:

Chayla Fonger

Youth Program Coordinator

Lake of the Woods Employment Action Project (LEAP)

25 Main Street South

Kenora, ON P9N 1S8


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