SGB Youth Career Ignition Program

par Town of Wasaga Beach

  • samedi, 12 janvier 2019 de 10:00 Matin à samedi, 02 mars 2019 4:00 Après-midi (HNE)
  • 1724 Mosley Street Rec Plex, Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 1Z1

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The Career Ignition Program is a new program designed to assist youth job seekers, in grades 9 to 12, to gain the skills and knowledge that is required to be successful in their journey of career planning and employment, both now and in the future.  It has been designed specifically to build the confidence and skills of our local youth to better prepare them to successfully navigate the job search and career planning process.

The Program workshops are designed to build on one another, with the goal of preparing participants for a Job Fair for local employers and youth job seekers to be held on March 2nd, 2019 at the Wasaga Beach RecPlex.  Our intent is that the Career Ignition Program will be recognized as the youth job readiness program of choice by local employers and businesses when hiring youth.

The Career Ignition 2019 program is a partnership between Town of Wasaga Beach, Career Solutions and local community members, who make up the Career Ignition planning team.


Day 1: Learn About Yourself

January 12, 2019, 10am-4pm, Rec Plex, Hall 1A

Discover what makes YOU unique, what fuels YOU and gives YOU the energy to ignite your spark. Understand who YOU are - YOUR own profile, character traits and personality style. Gain insight into how and why the people around YOU are different and how knowing this can be used to appreciate and value others vs being in conflict with them. Lunch provided.

Day 2: Learn How to Find a Job 

Choose one Date & Time:

Jan. 16, 31 (PA), Feb. 1 (PA), 6, 13, 20, times?, Career Solutions

This session is presented by Career Solutions.  You will understand Resumes and Cover Letters, the importance of “Employment Etiquette”, and must know interview tips and techniques. Snacks provided.

Day 3: 

February 23, 2019, 10am-4pm, Rec Plex Oakview Hall

On this final day you will meet "the boss", industry professionals with tips and insight into their field and hiring practices, find out who "killed" the customer, how to dress for success, team building, and work-life balance.  Lunch provided.

Career Fair

March 2, 2019, 10am-4pm, Rec Plex Hall 1A

This career fair is open to all youth from South Georgian Bay, but graduates of the Career Ignition program will receive top billing when meeting potential employers.  Find a summer job, or maybe even your potential career path.  Snack bar available.

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1724 Mosley Street
Rec Plex, Wasaga Beach, ON L9Z 1Z1

12 janvier 2019
samedi, 12 janvier 2019 10:00 Matin (HNE)


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Town of Wasaga Beach and Partners
30 Lewis Street
Wasaga Beach , ON
L9Z 1A1