Paid job training for youth offered in Burnaby

Burnaby Neighbourhood House hosting 20-week program for people aged 15 to 30

If you’re a young person looking for work, you might want to consider signing up for a program that pays you to train for a bunch of different jobs. 

Burnaby Neighbourhood House is offering a 20-week youth employment program for people aged 15 to 30. 

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Participants will get training in first aid, FoodSafe, Serving it Right (for alcohol service), Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System and Super Host, as well as communication, financial literacy, critical thinking and other skills. 

The program also teaches participants how to find a job, including writing a resumé and cover letter and interviewing.

The training is then followed by 12 weeks of paid work experience with an employer. 

Participants are paid minimum wage ($13.85 per hour) for the full 20 weeks, followed by a bonus upon completion. 

For more information and to register, email or call 604-431-0400 or 236-889-4065.

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