Social Innovative Youth Employment Program (S.I.Y.E.P.) is a 22 weeks paid program that includes 6 week training plus 16 weeks job experience at PICS locations.

Are you interested in 6 weeks of Paid skills training combined with 16 weeks of PAID work experience?

If so join our new Social Innovative Youth Employment Program that allows you to gain skills to become job ready by learning about topics such as leadership, time management, effective job search tools and techniques, financial literacy, and problem solving skills! You will also gain experience in event planning, project management, and marketing for the PICS Social Enterprise!

Program Eligibility

  • Youth aged 15-29
  • Unemployed Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Refugee Status
  • Non- EI eligible

Individuals who are one or more of the following list:

  • High school non- completion
  • Self-identified as disabled
  • Indigenous
  • Recent immigrant
  • Single Parent

S.I.Y.E.P. Registration

For registration information please contact Lily Dhadral: 604-596-7722 ext: 154 or Kathleen Hughes: 604-596-7722 ext: 158. You can also email us: siyep@pics.bc.ca