Youth Employment Centre

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Helping Yukon Youth on their Path to Employment!


To help youth develop the necessary skills to successfully gain and maintain meaningful employment. We are fully dedicated to assisting youth who struggle with employment through tailored support and training on an individual basis.

Target Group

We provide services to ALL youth who are between the ages of 15-30 and are in transition to work. We offer services to youth throughout Yukon and are committed to visiting Yukon communities up to 4 times per year.


General services for ALL youth:
  • Job search tools and resources
  • Drop-in Centre with access to computer lab, fax machine, photo copier, phone etc.
  • Career development workshops (resume & cover letter writing, interview prep, job search strategies etc.)
For youth who have not successfully completed high school:
  • Meaningful paid 3 month work placements
  • Life skills training ( First Aid, How To Stretch Your Money, WHMIS)
  • Case management with onsite youth employment coordinators

Youth Employment Steering Committee

Our Youth Employment Steering Committee provides feedback on programming and services offered through the Youth Employment Centre Program.  The Committee consists of youth representatives, Skookum Jim Friendship Centre representatives, a Yukon Government representative and an Elder.


Manager, Youth Employment Centre

867-633-7680 x 1013

Case Management Assistant

867-633-7680 x 1014

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Youth Employment Centre Intake Form

Education, Training & Certificates

Employment & Income


I declare the information I provided to the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre, Youth Employment Centre is true, correct & complete to the best of my knowledge. The financial support sought will be used solely for training or employment purposes described on this application. I understand that I will be liable for criminal proceedings or for full payment to the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre, Youth Employment Centre of my training/employment fees. I hereby give permission to the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre, Youth Employment Centre to verify information on this application. I will immediately notify the Skookum Jim Friendship Centre, Youth Employment Centre if I choose to withdraw from my program.

This information is protected under the Privacy Legislation & will be used for the administration of case management, contract monitoring & accountability.