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