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89 Pacific Squadron RCAC
The Bay Street Armoury was constructed 1914-1915. It was the largest most up to date armoury in the country. It is now a a training and recruitment centre that has served since WW1. In addition to housing the 89 Pacific Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron, it is also the regimental HQ and home of the Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's).
715 Bay Street :: Lorne Cole :: Lorne-C@telus.net :: (250) 479-7769

Beacon Community Services
Youth programs include: Springboard to Success paid employment program, Girls' Group, Teen Education and Motherhood (TEAM), and Community Action Supporting Youth (CASY Respite Home Program).
10030 Resthaven Drive :: Administration :: 250.656.0134

Beacon Community Services at SHOAL Centre - Youth Employment Program
The Beacon Community Services Youth Employment Program provides youth, ages 14-18, from School District #63, with work, volunteer and training opportunities.
10030 Resthaven Drive :: Sarah :: scameron@beaconcs.ca :: 250-656-5537 ext. 118

Bridges for Women
Bridges for Women Society was established in Victoria in 1988 to provide unique award winning employability training programs for women with histories of abuse.
1175 Cook Street :: careers@bridgesforwomen.ca :: (250) 385-7410

Community Micro Lending's Gathering Space
Community Micro Lending supports local people without access to traditional financing to start and grow their business by matching them with local lenders and providing ongoing capacity building and business support.
2611 Douglas St :: Kate Fleming :: kate@communitymicrolending.ca :: 250 590 4515

Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre
The Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre promotes composting and conservation through... - workshops on composting and growing food; - fun events; - volunteer programs; - compost hotline: 250 386-WORM
1216 North Park St. :: Kim, Nashira, Nadine or Marika :: info@compost.bc.ca :: 250-386-9676

Oak Bay Recreation Centre
Oak Bay Recreation Centre offers: Skating, Swimming (with tunnel drop slide, sauna and hot tub), Indoor Tennis Courts, Fitness Studio, Teen Centre, Skateboard Area, Childcare, the Sports View Deli Bar & Grill and more.
1975 Bee St :: 250-595-SWIM (7946)

Service Canada Centre for Youth - Greater Victoria
If you know any young Canadians who need help planning a career, learning new skills, or finding a job, you can spread the word about the information, resources, and online tools available on the youth.gc.ca Web site.

Spectrum Youth Project
The Spectrum Youth Project is a 10 week full time employment program for people ages 15 to 30 who are not working, not in school, not on Employment Insurance, and who are struggling to find or keep employment.
mark_allan@shaw.ca :: 250-381-9003 ext 101

Springboard to Success
SPRINGBOARD TO SUCCESS Beacon Community Services PAID EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM An employment program for people age 15-30, this 17-week course includes eight weeks of workshops, certificates, an active job search component and nine weeks wage subsidized work placement. Participants are: • Assisted with obtaining employment in an area of their choosing with ongoing support. • For participants that are invested in the program there is a stipend paid for classroom time. This is based on... more...
1450 Elford St. :: Lana Millott :: lmillott@beaconcs.ca :: 778-433-8280

T.Y.E.S. Transition Youth Employment Services Society
Employment for persons with disabilities
203 - 780 Tolmie Ave. ::

The Pathway Project
Contact: Randy Waldie rwaldie@worklink.bc.ca 250-391-1487 Location: The Pathway Project Call us for the next program start date The PATHWAY Project Would you like to receive a living allowance to learn job search skills and get a job you really want to do? If you would, then WorkLink’s PATHWAY Project may be for you. Are you: between 15 and 30? out of work? out of school? not receiving Employment Insurance now or in the last three years? facing a barrier to employme... more...
847 Goldstream Avenue :: Tara or Randy :: rwaldie@worklink.bc.ca :: 250 391 1487

Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society (VIRCS)
The Enable program offers services for young immigrants and refugees: a Youth Activity Night; Homework Clubs & One-on-One Tutoring; Annual Summer Camp and Adjustment Support Groups. See the website for details.
637 Bay Street, 3rd floor :: Danny Tes :: enable@vircs.bc.ca :: 250-361-9433 (ext. 245)

Youth Mean Business
1001 Douglas Street :: Leaverd Carnegie :: ymb@ethoscmg.com :: 250 590-7800



Programs

Beacon Community Services Youth Employment Program
Join the Youth Employment Program to have access to a number of opportunities on the Peninsula! Opportunities include employment, education and training. Offers employment opportunities as well as volunteer opportunities and certificate courses at a reduced rate or no cost for youth. 10030 Resthaven Drive
Deb Greenaway :: yep@beaconcs.ca :: 250-656-5537 ext. 118

Beatboard Youth Programs
The Beatboard is a Youth Leadership, New Media and Contemporary Arts Education Organization based in Vancouver and Victoria, BC, Canada. Our Programs are designed to: * Enhance leadership skills and creative thinking abilities * Explore and celebrate cultural identity, diversity and respect of others * Promote reflection and self-expression through traditional and contemporary arts * Tap in to global culture, new media and technology * Encourage teamwork, co-operati... more...
Mike Sheehan :: mikesheehan@beatboard.org :: 250.381-6453

Beyond Graduation
The Beyond Graduation web site is an online resource and network designed to empower youth with disabilities by providing tools, information and resources needed to begin planning for a better future. It is a space for youth with ALL abilities to make new friends, explore interests and learn about options for the future. Whether you are a young person, parent, teacher, friend or someone looking to support a loved one on their journey to independent living - become an integral part of a much lar... more...
info@planinstitute.ca :: 604-439-9566

Hire-A -Teen Work Crew
You an earn $8/hr helping Oak Bay residents by doing yard work and odd jobs around their homes. Pick up the Info package at Oak Bay Recreation Centre
Lesley Cobus :: lcobus@oakbaybc.org :: 370-7114

I-YES (Immigrant Youth Employment Steps)
I-YES (Immigrant Youth Employment Steps) helps youth age 15-30 who are either newcomers to Canada or from multicultural backgrounds increase their job-readiness skills and knowledge of the Canadian job market. Activities include: workshops, field trips, guest speakers, volunteer experience, event planning and much more!
Anna Du Vent :: i-yes@vircs.bc.ca :: 250-590-8950

ICA Settlement Services
Settlement Services: New to Canada, new language, new in school, don't know anybody, parents are busy and overwhelmed? --> come and talk to our Youth Program Facilitators or Settlement Counsellors.

Launch! Community Micro Lending's Youth
In the fall of 2012 Community Micro Lending will be running the Launch! program for youth who are ready to embark on designing and launching their own small businesses. Over 12 weeks, young people will get the tools and guidance to launch their business. Along with a personal mentor, financial literacy training and staff support, participants will work in a group of peers as they develop, design and implement their small business ideas. At the end of this 12 week period participants will hav... more...
Kate Fleming :: kate@communitymicrolending.ca :: 250.590.4515

Metaphor - Hip Hop Social Justice Performance for schools and communities
Shool wide intervention program (ex. bullying) Life skills for leadership training Workshops and peformances
Mike Sheehan :: projects@beatboard.org :: 250.381-6453

Oak Bay Hire A Teen Program
Earn $8/hr helping Oak Bay Residents with odd jobs.
Lesley Cobus :: lcobus@oakbaybc.org :: 370-7114

Recreation Leaders Academy
Gain valuable skills and build a stand out resume. Working in Recreation equals fun! Emergency First Aid is included. Eligible participants will do 15 hours of work experience in Recreation Oak Bay.
Lesley Cobus :: lcobus@oakbaybc.org :: 370-7114

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