LAUNCH

What Is the LAUNCH Program?

A six (6) month employment program for young women experiencing multiple barriers to employment. Launch includes:

  • A PAID 7 week employment skills development group program
  • A 17 week PAID work experience in a young woman’s field of interest

LAUNCH Offers

Each LAUNCH participant engages in PAID classroom and one-on-one workshops

  • Portfolio & resume development
  • Computer software training
  • CPR & WHMIS Certifications
  • Career & education exploration

ARE YOU?

  • A women aged 15 – 30
  • Currently out of school, unemployed or underemployed
  • Able to attend programming 30 hours a week

Priority Youth

(Including but not limited to)

  • High school non-completion
  • Disability
  • Aboriginal
  • Residence in a rural or remote location
  • Lone (single) parent
  • Visible or ethnic minority
  • Language barriers
  • Recent immigrant

Apply

To apply, please contact the program coordinator at:

launch@ywcahalifax.com