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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT





Employers say they are looking to hire people who have professional skills like communication, time management and problem-solving. Get the skills you need to get the job you want!


Even entry-level jobs require soft and hard skills that a young person may not have from experience or education, making it harder to stand out to recruiters.


Our free skill-building workshops are designed for youth 16-30 based on the needs of employers so you can discover, gain, and strengthen the skills and confidence you need to land your dream job.


Why offer skills development programs?


  • Employers struggle with early talent lacking these key skills.
  • Meta skills are critical for the next generation of workers and adaptability is a critical differentiator in a young person's ability to secure a livelihood.

What do the skills development programs offer?


  • Meta skills: higher order skills that boost ability to learn and apply new knowledge quickly, such as self-awareness, resiliency, creativity and problem-solving.
  • Transferable skills: skills you take from one job to another such as collaboration, communication and organization.
  • Self-Navigation: ability to showcase strengths, access new opportunities and tap into supports and your network.


UPCOMING PROGRAMS