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A Chance to Choose

In this project, youth develop a permaculture garden for a women’s shelter, creating a lasting legacy for the community. Youth gain skills in Project Management, Marketing, Fund Raising, Communications and Financing a Project. The faith community, retired volunteers, large and small business, service clubs and local politicians are all contributors to this initiative.

A chance to choose –  The employability skills that you will gain will help you choose your career path; by creating and implementing a community project you will understand the benefit of working with the community and how an enterprise operates.

You will be paid to:

  • Earn valuable certificates in: First Aid, World Host, WHIMIS, Serving it Right and Food Safe.
  • Create a community project (enterprise) that gives back to the community
  • Network with business owners, government and community partners

You will have:

  • Connection to business owners, government and community partners
  • An employment portfolio with: resume, cover letter, industry recognized certificates; experience in marketing, customer service, business and financial management.

While you are in A chance to choose you will be paid a training allowance of $10.25 per hour for 30 hours per week for the 15 weeks.





Organization: S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Address: 80 Kyle St

City: Port Moody, BC

Phone number: 604-931-5889

Country: Canada

About catherine

Catherine Ducharme is a bilingual communications specialist based in Toronto. She has been the Content and Communications Co-ordinator for the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC) since April 2012 and administers, an online community for career development professionals in Canada. She is also the editor of Careering magazine, the curator for the CareerWise newsletter and she leads francophone outreach at CERIC. Prior to joining CERIC, Catherine worked abroad for nearly two years and worked as a project manager for Quebec’s sector council for the community sector (CSMO-ÉSAC). She is also a translator.
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