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Street Youth Job Action Generates Youth Employment Strategies in Vancouver. Created in 1996 Provides mentoring and development opportunities for homeless youth Teaches life skills Punctuality Teamwork Work ethic. Community Outreach:.

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Street youth job action generates youth employment strategies in vancouver
Street Youth Job Action Generates Youth Employment Strategies in Vancouver

  • Created in 1996

  • Provides mentoring and development opportunities for homeless youth

  • Teaches life skills

    • Punctuality

    • Teamwork

    • Work ethic


Community outreach
Community Outreach: Strategies in Vancouver

  • Removed 14,473 syringes and paraphernalia from Vancouver’s downtown core

  • Painted 420 waste management bins

  • Employed 168 youth


  • REDB staff members have attended regular meetings to help develop a plan to maintain this species of arctic char at Western Brook

  • Nordic assists with the implementation of public consultation and awareness via public meetings and its own website

  • The SOCC webpage can be found on Nordic’s website


Outcomes: develop a plan to maintain this species of arctic char at Western Brook

“SYJA really made a huge difference in my life. Having them on my resume is what allowed me to get off welfare. They gave me much more than a daily paycheque. I got more confidence in myself since they trusted me. Also I learned that responsibilities are not necessarily a bad thing!”

- Graduate


Funding develop a plan to maintain this species of arctic char at Western Brook:

  • 2007- $10,000 grant

  • 2008- $10,000 grant

  • 2011- $2,500 award


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