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Y Youth Guided Employment Opportunities (YGEO)

Supporting the needs of youth facing barriers to employment

Y Youth Guided Employment Opportunities (YGEO) helps all youth (aged 15 to 30) navigate through the labour market and to successfully transition into sustained employment. These objectives are attained by supporting the needs of all youth, especially youth facing barriers to develop skills, knowledge and networks through education, skills development and meaningful work experiences.

Support combined with a holistic approach will be tailored to the needs of youth that are facing barriers to employment

For youth who face barriers and is / has:

  • Left high school early

  • Recent immigrant
  • From a visible minority group
  • Living with disabilities
  • Single parent
  • From a low-income households
  • Homeless or in precarious housing
  • Living in rural or remote areas

Barriers often intersect and they are more likely to be among the youth population who are involuntarily not in employment, education or training (NEET).

YGEO can help.

Interested? For more information, please contact your Regional Program Coordinator

Trina Brake
Program Coordinator – Avalon Peninsula Region, YGEO

Christina Murphy
Program Coordinator – Burin Peninsula Region, YGEO

Alex Oake
Program Coordinator Support – Burin Peninsula Region, YGEO

  • CRA # 108225533RR0001

  • P.O. Box 21291
    St. John’s, NL
    A1A 5G6