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Youth Job Connection Success for Brenden at The Game Shelf

Brenden came to YES after facing an ongoing challenge that many young people face – all of the jobs he had successfully secured up to this point in his career, only offered part-time hours.  He needed full-time work, and when we set up an assessment for him for the Youth Job Connection program, that was his focus.  He told Brad, his Youth Worker, that he was determined to secure a position that considered his interests and offered full-time hours. 

The Youth Job Connection program was a good fit for Brenden.  The program starts with 60 hours of paid pre-employment training so Brenden was able to start earning right away.  When it came time for his placement, Brenden worked with our Employer Relations Coordinator, Kaitlyn, to explore his interests.  In looking at his previous employment, Brenden was able to identify, very specifically, what he enjoyed doing…

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