Youth in Action: Summer Work Experience

You can apply if:

You are a student returning to school in the fall.
 You are between 16 and 29 years old.
 You have a verified intellectual disability.
 You have transportation to and from your place of work.
You have a Social Insurance Number and Bank Account for payroll deposits.
 You are motivated and interested in working during the summer break!

Why be a part of Youth in Action?

Find out what it’s like to work with a team.
 Add skills and experience to your resume.
 Work alongside a job coach during your shifts.
 Earn money during the summer – and boost your confidence!

How do I apply?

Space is limited! Download and print the Application Form, or complete the Online Application Form by Thursday April 16th, 2020. The completed application can be emailed to Derek Roy, Manager, Community Living Supports overseeing Career Compass at, or printed and dropped off at our main office or one of our resource centers (specific addresses can be found on our Map & Directions page).

Once we receive your application:

  • Students and families will be contacted for an interview and further follow up.
  • Applicants will be selected based on levels of reliability, motivation and work opportunities available.

Space is limited so apply soon! There will be up to 20 students chosen to participate during the summer of 2020. Please look at the important dates below to ensure you can participate!

Click here to register online

Application Deadline:4pm on Thursday April 16th, 2020
Once you have been confirmed for Youth in Action, don’t forget these important dates.
Interview Week:May 4th - May 8th 2020 (Arrangements can be made around school)
Job Preparation Week:June 30th - July 3rd 2020
Six Week Work Placement:July 5th- August 15th 2020

Click here to register online