Youth Employment Fund

Posted: June 19, 2015

The Youth Employment Fund (YEF) provides an entry point to long term employment for unemployed individuals between 18-29 years of age who require a work experience opportunity as identified through their employment action plan. By placing an individual with an employer, the youth may gain work experience and develop skills through basic workplace training, mentoring and coaching (from the employer).  Through the case management process youth are matched with eligible employers for a 26-week (i.e. 6-month) work experience.   Individual Requirements: ·         Must be legally entitled to work in Canada. ·         Must be unemployed, underemployed or working less than 15 hours per week. ·         Must be a resident of New Brunswick. ·         The individual must not be a full time student. ·         Individuals must be between 18-29.   How to apply for the program :   In person: Postsecondary Education Training and Labour office:  152 Pleasant street, Miramichi, NB By phone: 506-624-2093 Online: