ATHENA: Pre-Employment Program for Young Women
BGS Enterprises Inc
Edmonton, AB

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