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Youth Services and Resources

Youth Employment Links

Foundry Campbell River

Community, Health and Employment services for 12 - 24 year olds all in one place!

NIEFS also delivers employment services for youth at John Howard Society's Foundry Youth services. All in one youth services and drop-in help is available Monday - Friday at Foundry Campbell River - 140 - 10th ave, Campbell River BC. Check Foundry Campbell River Facebook page for the latest

Foundry Port Hardy - coming soon - contact North Island Crisis and Counselling for updated information

Check out these great links geared towards youth!

Jobs for Youth -

Government of Canada Job Bank with positions specifically devoted to young people

Services for Youth Canada - Government of Canada programs and services specifically for youth and young adults, including employment, education, work experience, internships and more ...

WorkBC resources for youth - BC Government employment programs, services and links to resources for youth and young adults

WorkBC Parents' Guide - A Career Development Resource for Parents to Support Youth

Other Programs or Services for youth

NVIATS Bladerunners Program - Employment program for 17 - 30 year olds who are interested in Forestry, Construction or Health & Safety

Laichwiltach Bladerunners program - Employment & lifeskills program for 18 - 30 year olds interested in Hospitality and other related jobs

Empowering Youth Entrepreneurs program - 7 Week PAID virtual self-employment training for Youth based in Campbell River and serving Vancouver Island communities

Youth Tech Works - Employment program for youth/young adults who live on Vancouver Island and are not working or in school. Sharpen up your workplace digital skills and start heading down your personal path to sustainable employment. Join the TechWORKS for Youth program and get FREE workplace digital training!

Get Youth Working Program - This Program offers employers a $2,800 Wage Subsidy incentive to hire eligible youth 15 to 29 years of age for full-time and ongoing employment. Please check the website as funding is not always available in our area. 

Future Start - Lots of great ideas and resources for helping youth find employment and get started on their own. Based in Nova Scotia but much of it applies to BC Youth too.

Aged Out - For BC Youth in Care by Youth in care to help you move out on your own with lots of good ideas and resources for everyone


A free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage depression, anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered online or over the phone with a coach, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness. 

Work and Travel Opportunities


Mobilize - Great Canadian Work Experience

Canada World Youth


 Youth Employment Ideas Survey 

Please give us your ideas for what employment services or programming you'd like to see for youth and young adults  in our community


NIEFS Job Game

NIEFS Resume Game