You are invited! Igniting the Spark: How to engage and motivate youth, March 10, 2016
free employment services are offered in Hamilton by Employment Ontario research shows that y
outh are under utilizing the services. Youth unemployment in Hamilton is double that of the rest of the job seeking public so this is a worrying trend.
With these facts in mind, WPH worked in partnership with the Neighbourhood Action Strategy and youth to explore why this disconnect is happening. Suggestions have been developed to provide tips to employment services on how to be youth friendly.
You are invited to attend Igniting the Spark: How to Engage and Motivate Youth, on March 10, 2016 to hear the results of the research, and much more!
The event will be held at the Waterfront Centre from 8:30 am. - 11:00 am. and will feature:
Dr. Karyn Gordon, a leading expert in generational differences who will provide tips on how to connect, communicate, understand, and motivate youth.
An overview of WPH's recent research on how to create youth friendly services.
Panel of youth sharing their experiences at local employment services, and providing recommendations. A full breakfast will be served.
Cost for the event is $20 each.