BGS has started recruiting for the next intake of our innovative youth program – ATHENA
ATHENA is designed to empower young women, between 18-30 years of age to successfully make the transition into adulthood.
The ATHENA project…
Offers 10 weeks of group based learning (Monday thru Friday from 9am – 4pm) with group & individual projects that promote skills in areas including Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Communication, Resilience & Leadership. This is followed by a 12 week Paid Work Experience with employer partners in areas that match your interests.
During the 10 week group learning component you will receive a living allowance of $15.00/hr
→ Challenges assumptions & inaccurate beliefs that young women may have about themselves
→ Schedules presentations from accomplished female role models from a variety of backgrounds
→ Promotes essential workplace skills & personal qualities that will help you achieve your education, employment & career goals
→ Develops strategies to overcome obstacles that may be keeping you from moving forward in life
→ Provides ongoing employment placement support
→ Offers a $500 completion BONUS
ATHENA may be for you if you are:
→ A young women between 18-30 years of age
→ Dealing with obstacles that are affecting your personal success
→ Facing challenges to gaining meaningful employment & career opportunities
→ Not receiving Employment Insurance (EI)
→ Looking for a supportive network of like-minded young women who have made the decision to define their own success
This is a full-time program with limited seats so commitment is VERY important
A new group is starting soon so contact us ASAP with any questions you may have or for more information. Call us at 780-425-6655 for more info!!
Job Type: Full-time