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The School to Work program has started something BIG!

This past summer, 20 of Toronto’s youth were inspired to find their passions and envision their desired career paths. Youth were able to gain valuable skills through mock interviews, resume writing workshops and an interactive mentoring experience.

One of the highlights of the week was a hands-on job shadowing experience across 13 workplaces of their choice. Thanks to our many community partners, our youth were encouraged to DREAM BIG and set new goals for their future.

One youth from the STW program said: “I learned a lot from the people that we got to meet. I have truly discovered more about me and what I truly want to do in the future. I have a change in mindset and I am so grateful I got this opportunity to learn from everyone I met.”

We want to take the time to thank the organizations who made this year’s program possible! We truly could not have done it without you.

Thank you to our partners:

Athlete’s Care Inspired Initiatives
Best Buy Canada (2400 Yonge Street) Omers Ventures
BMO – Bank of Montreal Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Courtyard Marriott Toronto Downtown Salesforce.com Toronto
Dr. Diana Mills-Tettey Toronto Police Services – 32 Division
Hubbli The DMZ
Goodmans LLP Tropicana Youth Services
IFDS WSP Engineering

 

Thanks again for making School to Work 2017

a great success!


To find out how you can participate as a corporate supporter for 2018, please contact Jenny Lu at 416-925-8981 ext 4125 or bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

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