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SWEET connects youth to employers

SWEET (Skills building Work Experience Employment Training) is a paid, 8-week work experience program for people under the age of 30.

Participants with post-secondary education are matched with employers in their field of interest: you will be paid while gaining valuable experience and connections in your chosen industry.

Highlights of program supports:
  • Transportation costs
  • Connect with employers on your behalf
  • Open Intake/ Registration ( you can apply anytime)
  • Full Time Work
  • Wage Subsidy/Work Experience for 8-weeks
  • Customized hours for persons that identify as having a disability

To be eligible to participate, you just need to be:

  • Under 30 years of age
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Entitled to work in Canada
Get Started

Beacon’s SWEET program can meet you any time, any place…. In-person or virtually.

For more information, contact 250-656-0134 or email

Our friendly staff will be happy to hear from you!