Are you a newcomer to Canada and interested in a green career? Get experience, job skills training, mentorship, and make industry connections. Apply for NYGEP and become a leader in conservation.
The Newcomer Youth Green Economy Project (NYGEP) is a powerful, free opportunity for newcomer youth ages 18-29* to start or advance a career in the Canadian environmental sector and grow professionally through job skills training, networking events, project placements, mentorship, field trips, and community connections.
*who have been in Canada less than 10 years
Visit our website at www.trca.ca/nygep for more details about the program, or to apply today!
NYGEP is a Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) initiative, funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, that is helping to produce new leaders in conservation. Throughout the five-month part-time program, participants will have access to learning opportunities in the following environmental education career pathways:
Professional Project Placements
Participants will be placed with a host employer in one of the four environmental career pathways (see above) for an experiential learning opportunity. The host employer will provide a mentor who will guide a group of participants (per career pathway) through completion of a real-world project.
Job Search & Corporate Culture Training
Eight half-day workshops in which you will learn about corporate culture and job search skills in the environmental sector. You will prepare your resumé and perfect your interview skills. Training is delivered one Saturday per week over the first two months of the program.
Dates: Autumn Session (October 16, 2021 - March 12, 2022) *
*Please see www.trca.ca/nygep for dates, times, and to submit an application
Participants will receive 10 hours of TRCA online training on job search, corporate culture, and communication. Topics include:
Participants will attend a networking event with a local environmental meet-up group such as Green Drinks Toronto or Blue Drinks Toronto. Participants will also receive community connections, employment coaching, education on the cultures and history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada, field trips, and more!
Visit www.trca.ca/nygep to for more information, to sign up for a webinar, or apply today!
Please note: We are only accepting applications via our website
Are you a newcomer to Canada and interested in a green career? Get experience, job skills training, mentorship, and make industry connections. Apply for NYGEP and become a leader in…