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Youth Job Link (YJL) - Barrie

Youth Job Link is available year-round to all eligible youth aged 15 to 29, including students:

  • Helps inexperienced youth enter the workforce through a combination of career exploration and career management services
  • Access to employment and career resources and information
  • Employer incentives and individual financial incentives available once a youth is matched with an employer

Who Can Apply for YJL?

To be eligible, youth must:

  • Be 15 to 29 years of age
  • Be a resident of Ontario
  • Be eligible to work in Ontario
  • Have a maximum of one week's paid work experience
For more information please call 705-725-8990 or email us.

Employer Eligibility

Employers eligible for incentives must:

  • Hire YJL clients identified by the Career Centre
  • Be licensed to operate in Ontario and provide employment in Ontario
  • Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Employment Standards Act;
  • Maintain appropriate Workplace Safety and Insurance Board or private workplace safety insurance coverage;
  • Have adequate third party general liability insurance as advised by its insurance broker;
  • Comply with all applicable federal and provincial human rights legislation and regulations; and other relevant standards.
For more information please call 705-725-8990 or email us.