Immigration and Settlement Services

Youth Employment Connections Program (CORE)

CategoryEmployment Readiness
InstitutionBallad Consulting Group (Ballad)
Minimum CLB LevelN/A
Full or Part TimeFull-time or Part-time
Address101, 9817101 Ave Grande Prairie, AB, Canada, T8V 0X6
LocationGrande Prairie
Telephone1-855-295-7180 (ext 6)
CORE: Connections, Opportunities, Relationships, and Employment is an employment program focused on assisting Youth in Care (ages 16-17) and Young Adults from Care (18+) transition into employment.
Vision: to provide a safe, inclusive space for Youth and Young Adults to grow their confidence, attitudes, knowledge and skills to positively impact their employment and career journey. 
Mission: Meet you where you’re at.

Program elements: 30+ employment preparation workshops; worksite tours, job shadowing, work exposure opportunities; community events; peer connections; career counselling; employer matching and follow-up support. 

CORE Lounge: come meet us at our youth-friendly service delivery site in downtown Grande Prairie

CORE Mobile: Our mobile unit travels within 500 km radius to rural and remote clients
NOTE: this is for Youth ages 16-17 currently in Government care or young adults ages 18+ formerly in government care


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