YouthConnect prepares young people and youth workers for the future of work through free skills-building events and online learning. For the last seven years, we’ve worked across the Toronto region, Calgary, Halifax, and more to deliver YouthConnect to over 5,200 people and distributed over 4,500 free LinkedIn Learning licenses.
Showcase your Skills on LinkedIn
Have you had a great experience through your first job, playing sports, or volunteering in your community? You can add it to your LinkedIn profile! Learn how to showcase all the skills you’ve gained from your different experiences to employers both online and in-person through an interview or a meeting. You can even add events where you learn specific skills, like YouthConnect, to your profile.
Don’t forget—new skills and completed LinkedIn Learning courses can also be added to your LinkedIn profile.
Learn how to create an online and in-person presence that shows the authentic you and screams “I’m the right hire!” with these resources from YouthConnect.
Are you an Employment Service Provider or Youth Worker looking for resources?
Find the presentations and worksheets from YouthConnect events to help you and your youth learn more about career and skills exploration and using LinkedIn to find jobs and to connect with people and opportunities.
- ESP Guide to career exploration with your youth
- Finding People and Opportunities Online Video from YouthConnect
- YouthConnect Webinar: Helping Youth Crack the Digital Job Search
- YouthConnect Webinar: YouthConnect Webinar: Love at first sight – Building employer relationships
- LinkedIn Learning: A Quick Guide
After YouthConnect 2020, 93% of youth found their experience at YouthConnect valuable and 91% felt better prepared to share their skills with employers.
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