BGS is excited to announce our newest initiative: YouthCO,
a project that provides youth-focused Workplace Training opportunities to youth 18-24 years of age so that they can develop the skills and qualifications for long term employment and career opportunities.



→ Connects you with Edmonton region employers who support youth career development

→ Works to design your individualized Workplace Training strategy that sets out your steps for YouthCO success!

→ Gives you access to our Career Specialist who delivers one to one and small group sessions on topics including Self-Assessment, the Tools of Job Search, Networking & Interview Success, Employer Expectations & Edmonton Labour Market Updates

Sets up On the Job Training and/ or Paid Work Experience opportunities that match your targeted employment areas. You become a full-time paid employee on Day 1 of your training with the employer!

→ Provides ongoing Service Management during the training opportunity and for 90 days after the training project to support continued employment success

→ During the project, and after as a YouthCO Alumni, you have ongoing access to activities including Networking & Employer Events, Job Fairs, Employer Panels, Guest Speakers and our regularly scheduled “Call-Back Days” 


YouthCO may be for you if you are:
Between the ages of 18-24 years of age
◊ Legally entitled to work in Canada
◊ Unemployed or marginally employed
Not attending an education program under the School Act (kindergarten to Grade 12)
◊ Ready, willing and able to complete training and work full-time
◊ A Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada or a Refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act


Now, more than ever, youth need your support to gain meaningful employment opportunities to help them in a highly competitive job market. Your commitment to youth employment by providing Workplace Training opportunities is what will make YouthCO a success! Contact us today for information on how you can get involved.

YouthCO accepts new participants on a continuous basis so contact us TODAY 
with any questions you may have or for more information


“Ask to talk with someone about YouthCO”

(780) 244-7755