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DOWNTOWN MONTREAL

 
Youth Employment Services (YES) 630 René Lévesque Blvd. W., Suite 185
Montreal, QC H3B 1S6
Telephone: (514) 878-9788
Fax: (514) 878-9950
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Email: info@yesmontreal.ca
How to get to the YES centre We are located downtown in the Promenade level of The Tour Telus Building at 630 René Lévesque Blvd. West (corner University Street) Suite 185. It's the building with the Bank of Montreal in the lobby. The easiest way to travel to our centre is by Metro. We are near the McGill


Visit www.yesmontreal.ca 

 

 

 


1) NEW SEASON OF PROGRAMMING AT YES

Keep your eyes peeled for the new YES Program Book: Winter/Spring 2006, detailing all products and services available in the new year at YES. An electronic version is currently available for download at:
www.yesmontreal.ca.


2) UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Heads up on some of the workshops and seminars at YES in January. All interested participants MUST register by calling 514.878.9788:

 

Starting Your Own Business Seminar Series - January 10 - $50 (for series of 5 workshops)

Turning Relationships Into Customers - January 16 - $15

Basic Business French Courses - January 17 - $65

Grants & Loans Information Sessions - January 11 - FREE

Job Search Orientation Session - January 9 - FREE

Cover Letter & R
esume Writing Workshop - January 16 - FREE

Cold Calling & Informational Interview Workshop - January 17 - FREE

Negotiation Workshop - January 25 - FREE

Networking & Marketing Yourself - January 9 - FREE

Interview Workshop - January 10 - FREE

 


All workshops are located at YES. For more information such as descriptions and times please visit www.yesmontreal.ca or call 514.878.9788.


3) LAND A JOB WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT!

A late addition to the upcoming programming season and therefore, unlisted in our Program Book, YES is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Public Service Commission of Canada. The PSCC will be holding an information session at YES to help interested participants increase their chances of securing employment in the Federal Public Service.

January 26, 2006
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Topics of discussion:

 

- Where to find positions
- How to read a posting
- How to apply
- How to prepare for the interview
- Presentation of a DVD on the second language requirements in the federal public service.

 

Interested participants MUST pre-register. Please call: 514.878.9788 or email info@yesmontreal.ca for more information.



5) HOLIDAY SEASON CLOSURE

The YES centre will be closed for the holidays as of December 21 at 5:00 pm and will re-open on January 9 at 9:00 am.

FROM ALL OF US AT YES: SEASON'S GREETING AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  


The Montreal Entrepreneur's Guidebook -- $40
With summer vacations winding down and September around the corner, get back to business as usual with The Montreal Entrepreneur's Guidebook. This 600-page, comprehensive resource guide provides entrepreneurs with a detailed roadmap to starting a business. Published by YES, the guidebook includes an updated and revised listing of local entrepreneurial resources and is currently used in several Montreal-area educational institutions. View sample pages on the YES website: www.yesmontreal.ca. To order, please call: (514) 878-9788.

Business Skills For Creative Souls: The Montreal Artist's Handbook -- $19.95
A must-have for all artists, this handy guide, published by YES, includes tips based on interviews with over 50 local, artistic celebrities. Topics covered include marketing, accounting, legal matters, employment & business basics, and funding for artists. The handbook also includes a resource listing of over 75 non-profit organizations that provide support for artists, including organizations that offer funding programs. View sample pages on the YES website: www.yesmontreal.ca. To order, please call: (514) 878-9788.

Interested in Internships?
Get valuable, paid work experience in your field of interest through the YES Internship Program. Participants are placed in organizations in outlying areas of Montreal and learn practical skills in their career field, helping ensure their successful integration into the job market. For more information, visit the YES website at: www.yesmontreal.ca or call the Internship Coordinator at: (514) 878-9788.

 

ENTREPRENEURIAL AND JOB SEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Cold Hard Cash For Your Business!
Are you looking to start a business but need the cash? Apply now for a loan of up to $15,000 through Youth Employment Services (YES) in partnership with the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF).

Eligibility Criteria
    Be between 18 and 34 years of age.
    Be eligible to work in Canada.
    Demonstrate relevant knowledge and/or experience within the industry.
    Work in the business on a full-time basis.
    Present a business plan demonstrating the viability of your business.
    Be in business for less than 12 months (from the time of your first sale).
For more information or to apply, attend the Grants & Loans Information Session at the YES centre or contact the Business Coach at: bcoach@yesmontreal.ca or (514) 878-9788 ext.315.

The Montreal Entrepreneur's Guidebook -- $40
With summer vacations winding down and September around the corner, get back to business as usual with The Montreal Entrepreneur's Guidebook. This 600-page, comprehensive resource guide provides entrepreneurs with a detailed roadmap to starting a business. Published by YES, the guidebook includes an updated and revised listing of local entrepreneurial resources and is currently used in several Montreal-area educational institutions. View sample pages on the YES website: www.yesmontreal.ca. To order, please call: (514) 878-9788.

Business Skills For Creative Souls: The Montreal Artist's Handbook -- $19.95
A must-have for all artists, this handy guide, published by YES, includes tips based on interviews with over 50 local, artistic celebrities. Topics covered include marketing, accounting, legal matters, employment & business basics, and funding for artists. The handbook also includes a resource listing of over 75 non-profit organizations that provide support for artists, including organizations that offer funding programs. View sample pages on the YES website: www.yesmontreal.ca. To order, please call: (514) 878-9788.

Interested in Internships?
Get valuable, paid work experience in your field of interest through the YES Internship Program. Participants are placed in organizations in outlying areas of Montreal and learn practical skills in their career field, helping ensure their successful integration into the job market. For more information, visit the YES website at: www.yesmontreal.ca or call the Internship Coordinator at: (514) 878-9788.


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