HYPE – Helping Youth Pursue Education

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Summer 2016 HYPE
The HYPE program at Centennial College has given many young people new confidence to return to school by helping to overcome the economic and social barriers that may have interfered with school attendance in the past and by providing a supportive, inclusive environment for youth aged 17-29, primarily living in the underserved neighbourhoods of Toronto.

The HYPE Program  provides a six-week, on-campus, tuition-free learning experience, including learning materials, transportation, and meals, to reduce as many barriers as possible to post-secondary education.

This summer, from July 4 – August 11, classes will run Monday to Wednesday, from 10:00am to 3:00pm with an hour allotted for lunch.  Thursdays operate in the same manner, however, instead of class, the entire group of students come together to participate in skill and personal development workshops, such as Personal Empowerment, Goal Setting, and Financial Management.  On Fridays, HYPE offers optional classes in College Preparation for those who are interested in pursuing post-secondary education. College Preparation classes focus on reading, writing, note taking, group work, personal time management, and creating a school/life balance.
Benefits of the HYPE Program Tuition-free six-week on-campus summer program
· Support for applications for full-time study
· Learn from post-secondary professors
· Classes include breakfast and lunch
· Students are provided with TTC Tokens

We are offering the following 6 courses for HYPE 2016
– Automotive
– Business
– Digital Media
– Anesthetics
– Human Development
– Introduction to Computers

For HYPE 2016 graduates interested in employment – HYPE Works Express
HYPE Works Express  runs from August 15-19.  It is designed to assist you to improve your employ-ability and prepare you for employment search. This one week course will focus on resume development, interviewing, presentation and self-marketing.  HYPE grads who need to postpone full time study and are seeking immediate employment, or those grads who will need to work during full time studies may be interested.  HYPE Works Express is a tuition-free learning experience, including learning materials, transportation, and meals.

For additional information about course offerings click: Courses
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ESBGC Summer Jobs 2016

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The Boys & Girls Club of East Scarborough is seeking dynamic, highly motivated individuals who are committed to the principles and practices of the Boys & Girls Club. We are currently recruiting for highly-skilled and dynamic individuals to join our team of multi-disciplinary staff with a real opportunity to make a difference in the community.

Looking for youth between the ages of 16-30 who are in school and returning to school in the fall to work in one of our dynamic summer camp programs.

Early Years Staff

Mobile Recreation Staff

Leaders in Training

Summer Day Camp Leader

How To Apply

Applicants should send their resume no later than April 29, 2016 along with the following documents to psaraswat@esbgc.org.

  • a proof of attending full time school (secondary or post-secondary) during the current academic year ( 2015-16).
  • A letter of application stating their interest in applying for a summer camp position and an intent to enroll in full time school in September 2016.

Use Job Code as mentioned below in the subject line.
Early Years Summer Staff: EYS-16
Leader In Training Program Staff: LIT-16
Mobile Recreation Staff: MRS-16
Summer Day Camp Leader: SDC-16

Job Duration: 8-9 weeks contract (June 24, 2016 to August 26, 2016)

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location: East Scarborough Boys & Girls Club,
100 Galloway Road, Scarborough, ON, M1E 1W7