Connection 2 Employment PEI
A division of East Prince Youth Development Centre, provides services to youth ages 15 to 30, including youth employability programs, case management, applications for post-secondary studies, SkillsPEI funding applications, assistance with resumés and cover letters, daily updated Job Board, and computer/Internet access.
The Connection 2 Employment Program is an employment-based eight-week program with intakes in Summerside and Charlottetown. The next intake will be in Charlottetown in July 2022.
For more information, contact Becky Muttart at 902-436-2815.
The 4titude Project is a new addition to Connection 2 Employment PEI. This project concentrates on mental well-being, and will be offering workshops throughout PEI.
For more information, contact Colleen Snow at 902-436-2815.
Customer Assistance Service Training (CAST)
The Customer Assistance Service Training (CAST) program is for anyone ages 19+ who would like to pursue employment in PEI’s tourism sector. The two five-week intakes include life/employability skills, tours, and guest speakers related to the tourism industry (retail, restaurants, housekeeping, tour guides, golf courses, attractions, etc.). For more information, contact Cathy Gallant at 902-436-2815.
Location: 98 Water Street, Summerside
Prosper West is delivered by Connection to Employment PEI. This program offers a group-based employability skills program (10-week classroom component) with one intake in O’Leary and one intake in Summerside, and/or one-on-one on-going employment coaching and mentoring to individuals in the Prince County area.
Prosper West is for individuals 18+ who are receiving Income Support and/or disability supports, as well as Employment Development Agency and PEI Association for Newcomers clients. There may be consideration for others employed and not accessing those services.
For more information, contact Blye Perry at 902-436-2815.
Funded by the Department of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture through the Canada-PEI Labour Market Agreement