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Services for Students


Youth Job Connection Summer

  • Earn $14.00/hour while receiving 20 hours of pre-employment training
  • A summer job placement for eight weeks with support from the program staff
  • Education and work transitions support
  • A great opportunity to learn skills to help you in your future career goals and aspirations

To be eligible, you must be:

  • 15 to 18 years old at time of registration
  • A resident of Ontario
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Intending to stay in, return to high school or access postsecondary education after the job placement.

To register for this program, please contact Sakib Yasar at (416) 491-7000 Ext. 245 or

Students Looking for Part-time Jobs

Tropicana Employment Centre offers assistance year-round to students looking for part-time jobs.  The resource centre is fully equipped with many resources including:

  • Internet access.
  • Videos on careers and job search topics.
  • Business directories and college and university calendars.
  • Books about resumes, interviews and job search techniques.

Youth Job LInk

Are you a youth or student looking for a part time job?


  • Youth or student between the ages of 15 to 29 years old at time of registration
  • A resident of Ontario
  • Eligible to work in Canada.  Certain conditions may apply.
  • Self-motivated
  • Self-directed
  • A youth who requires minimal assistance in finding employment

Program Benefits

  • Career Exploration Services to increase knowledge of career options and support career decision-making
  • Career Management services to improve readiness for the labour market (personal management, life and work skills, labour market workshops)
  • Job Search, readiness and matching assistance to connect youth with employers offering employment opportunities, including summer jobs
  • Year round program for youth and students

How to Register

For more information, please contact Simone at (416) 491-7000 x264 or