YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

Site: Barrie - Bayfield St

Service: Youth Quest

Record #: BAR2809
Last Modified: 07 May 2024
Last Full Update: 05 Feb 2024


Description (Service) Program combines group work with a paid work experience to encourage the development of employ-ability and occupational skills
  • provides 6 weeks of pre-employment training (paid an allowance equal to minimum wage), followed by 12 weeks of paid work experience is followed by a paid work experience (wage set by employer)
  • funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment Strategy Skills Link initiative, delivered by YMCA Youth Services of Simcoe Muskoka

Service Details

Hours Youth Services Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Program: Hours vary
Areas Served Barrie ; Orillia
  • Age Requirements: 18 year(s) - 29 year(s)
  • Young Adults
  • unemployed or underemployed
  • Referral - self
  • Referral - agencies
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
320 Bayfield St
Suite 63A
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 3C1
Intersection Bayfield St and Hwy 400
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-241-2501, Immigrant and Youth Services Reception
E-Mail communityprograms@sm.ymca.ca
Website https://ymcaofsimcoemuskoka.ca/youth-employment-self-employment/youth-quest/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YMCAofSimcoeMuskoka
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/YMCASM
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/YMCASimcoeMuskoka?blend=6&ob=5
Primary Contact Fatme El Sabbagh, Team Leader; Phone: (Cell) 705-791-6378; Email: fatme.elsabbagh@sm.ymca.ca
Alternate Contact Lisa Cook, General Manager, Immigrant and Youth Services; Email: lisa.cook@sm.ymca.ca
Mailing Address 320 Bayfield St 
Suite 63A 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 3C1

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