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Building Skills and Communities with Youth Interns

Teaching people to become housing professionals greatly benefits communities. It can increase employment, solve skilled labour shortages and create healthier, economically stable societies.

  • A brighter future and a safer community PDF

    An innovative project in a remote community is enabling youth to gain a better understanding of an electrician’s job and give them the possibility of enrolling in a full apprenticeship program. Another community benefit is over 140 homes now have upgraded wiring.

  • Building a career in housing PDF

    29-year-old Rudy Ignace always wanted to build houses. As a housing assistant, he  works on proposals, budgets and housing applications.

  • Building a career in housing — Justice Brisket PDF

    19-year-old Justice Brisket enrolled as a trainee cabinet maker after graduating from high school. An internship gave her the opportunity learn administrative skills and broaden her knowledge of the housing sector. Eventually, she hopes to learn how to build houses.

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