|Helping young people
By Emily Grubb, youth service officer
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EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW
summer is fast approaching which means that there are hundreds of
young people who will soon be looking for jobs in the
Kincardine/Walkerton area. The temporary and flexible labour services
that young people provide can
be a valuable resource for your business. If your company receives rush
has an employee on maternity leave or needs to improve office
Flexibility – Young people
can often work days, evenings or weekends. Some are available for part-time
employment, while others are available full-time. From physical labour to
office work to computer programming, young people can meet your organizational
Technological Skills – Today’s
Canadian youth are among the best educated and most at ease with changing
technologies. They have a lot to offer the workforce. But they have to start
Learning is their Business – Youth are
talented and adaptable. Learning is their full-time job.
Community Enhancement – Summer jobs
help young people to enhance their employability skills, finance post-secondary
education and contribute to the local economy.
Odd Jobs – Businesses and private households often have tasks that no one has time to do. Answering telephones, mowing lawns, faxing letters or cleaning an office are jobs that youth can help you with. Odd jobs help young people gain valuable work experience and can last from one hour to several weeks.
To place a job order or for more information, visit the Walkerton SCCY located at 200 McNabb Street. The centre is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. You can reach the centre by phone at 519-881-2305, by fax at 519-881-0377or by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.For more information on the Government of Canada’s programs and services, please call 1 800 O-Canada (TTY: 1-800-926-9105) or visit servicecanada.ca/sccy.
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Saturday, June 12, 2010