Empowering Youth Employment Readiness Program (EYER)

Proudly funded by the Government of Canada, our youth employment program helps youth overcome barriers to employment and develop practical skills
and knowledge to integrate into the labour market.
EYER is amazing for both youth striving to enter the workforce & employers looking for employees. Participants earn a great employment opportunity & employers receive funding.

How EYER Benefits Employers

Hire with us! Apply here. When hiring an EYER Employee, they will take on their role right away and we will financially support you!
Contact ✉️EYER@regesh.com or 📞(416) 495-8832 EXT. 225

How EYER Benefits Participants

  • 4 weeks of employability training with compensation
    • 16 paid Hours/week
  • Up to 12 weeks of paid job placement
    • 30+ Hours a week
  • Support while training & on the job
  • Mental Health Counselling at no cost for participants
Join us and get the job you deserve! We’re here to support you through your career journey.
Apply here or contact ✉️EYER@regesh.com
📞(416) 495-8832 EXT. 225

What Alumni Say

“I really enjoyed this program. The instructors were great with teaching us the material, making it fun by incorporating online quizzes and worksheets to make sure we understood everything and, if not, to ask questions. The skills and information we learned are never really taught to us and this was a great opportunity to learn skills such as interview prep and cover letter and resume writing. I learned a lot of new skills and information here which I believe are going to help my future career and employment.”

H. E.

“First of all, I want to start off by saying a huge thank you to you both for all the continuous help throughout this course. I feel blessed to have met you both. I hope you all receive all the grants in the world to further this program. 

Thank you for taking the time to teach us daily and to push knowledge into us. That will help better our experience in the workplace and in our personal lives. I will take all of these powerful teachings and try to impart them into others. Just like my teachers did with me. Thank you for the encouragement every step of the way that helped me feel motivated and prepared to progress in my life. I will honestly look back at this moment as one of my greatest achievements in my adult life. Thank you for being a part of my achievement and along my journey! I can assure you all that you will not be forgotten.”

V.S

“During the time I have spent at this program, I have learned many essential skills. We were able to discuss many topics including self-esteem, monitoring goals, decision making, and anger management. I have also been given the opportunity to hopefully gain a job by attending an interview. I am appreciative of everything this program has been able to help me with.”

A. C.

What Future Employees Learn

  • Gratitude and Mindfulness
  • CAST Group support & self-esteem
  • Communication
  • CAST Setting and Monitoring Goals
  • Business and Professional etiquette
  • Workplace appearance
  • Customer service
  • Ethics and Workplace dilemmas
  • CAST Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Career goals & exploration
  • CAST Anger management
  • Financial Literacy
  • Budgeting
  • Resume building
  • Job Search Information
  • Preparing for an interview as a group and with the Instructor

What is CAST?

Cast (Coping and Support Training) is an extensive learning experience that provides a foundation for individuals to learn how to cope with struggles at work and in daily life in a positive and proactive way.

Regesh is the first agency in Canada to utilize this evidence-based CAST program.

The CAST Curriculum Includes

  1. Group Support & Self-Esteem
  2. Setting & Monitoring Goals
  3. Building Self-Esteem, Beating the Blues
  4. Decision Making – Taking STEPS
  5. Anger Management
  6. Making Healthy Decisions
  7. Work Smarts
  8. Recognizing Progress & Staying on Track
  9. Celebrating Graduation
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Meet our EYER Team

Uri Schild, (CYW)
Employment Director
“I started with Regesh when we were still running group homes, 25 years ago. I’ve been in the field for the past 25 years helping in numerous different ways, wearing many hats and always putting children and families first.”
Mykaela Miersch, (Social Service Worker Graduate)
Employment Teacher
“I feel like I’ve been able to help people change their lives around. I’ve taught them life skills and social skills. I’ve tried to always set up my clients for success and follow up and make sure they’re doing okay. I wanted to be that person to help people get through the tough times they’re experiencing. “
Tyler Yanch, (CYCP)
Employment Teaching Assistant
“I have worked for Regesh for over 5 years and, just like with the previous programs I have worked with, my goal has always been to empower our clients/participants to do the best they can. After running 9 rounds of the EYER program I can say that everyone left feeling more confident in their ability applying to jobs and going to interviews.”

Alumnus ready to take on their New Jobs!


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