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Scerdo Youth Employment Skills / Work Experience

The SCERDO Youth Employability Skills project was designed to help youth in Edmonton to prepare for future work and/or career decisions by assisting them with preparing, seeking, obtaining, and maintaining employment.  The project objective was to train and prepare twelve (12) youth per intake from Edmonton for future employment and academic placement at the high school, college or university levels.

This is done through paid in-class training for 10 weeks where youth will be trained in basic computer literacy and Microsoft office skills, career and education planning, resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, job-searching strategies, conflict resolution, workplace communication and Canadian workplace culture, etc. 

Goals and Objectives


a)    Give youth self-esteem, self-confidence and the ability to deal with difficulty issues through innovative leadership.

b)    Offer youth the opportunity to participate in workshops to learn dealing with conflict situations at the workplace.

c)    To assist youth in Edmonton to acquire the workplace communication skills required to obtain and maintain employment.

d)    Prepare youth for full labour market integration by giving them the computer skills needed in today‚Äôs job market.

e)    Prepare youth to enter the Canadian labour market by giving them the work experience necessary to obtain and maintain full-time employment.

f)     To eliminate employment barriers by giving youth a focus on their careers by creating job developments tailored to their employment needs.

g)    Provide coaching and one-on-one sessions with the youth to determine what their academic goals are and help them prepare to go back to school to pursue their academic field of choice


For more Information:

Contact Liban Ali or Awo Hassan for intake dates. 
Tel. (780) 491- 0233

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