360  Youth Digital Media Training and Placement Program for youth ages 15 – 30. Centre  for Artistic and Social Practice and PATH Employment Services have partnered to create an employment program consisting of comprehensive and customized supports that will provide both hard and soft skills training for youth and assist them in finding and retaining meaningful employment.
Youth will be paid minimum wage for participating in training and a supported work placement. The program is a total of 20 weeks providing an average of 30 hours a week of training and work placement.
This program includes:
Employment Skills Training in Digital Marketing and Administration
- 8 weeks of training in Digital Media, Social Media Marketing, and Photo Editing Software
- MS Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel
- Canva, Mailchimp, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
- Soft Skills Training in the areas of Assertive Communication, Collaboration, Time Management, Job Search, and Presentation Skills
- Smart Serve, WHMIS, and AODA
Paid Work Placement
Participants will work with our job developer to find a suitable employer to sponsor 12 weeks of supervised, supported and subsidized work placement experience which includes continual on the job support from a Job Coach and Occupational Therapist and 6 weeks worth of subsidized wages.
Employers will benefit from
- new hires arriving trained in both soft and hard skills
- ongoing employee supports while they complete their first three months of employment
- 100% wage subsidies for six weeks of the youth’s work placement
- job retention supports provided by an Occupational Therapist
Eligible Youth Are:
- between the ages of 15-30 (inclusive)
- NOT attending post-secondary school full-time or currently working full-time
- Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents or people who have been granted refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act