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Jubilee Designs
A Yonge Street Mission initiative focused on providing employment opportunities for homeless and at-risk youth.

Work at Jubilee Designs!

We are currently hiring for the position of STUDIO ARTIST. Please fill in the form below to begin our application process.

Step 1: Connect with a Jubilee staff for an eligibility screening

Step 2: Sign up for two Art Space studio information sessions at Evergreen, where you will try your hand at sewing and screen printing

Step 3: Attend an intake interview and start signing up for shifts! Shifts are held Tuesday-Thursday afternoons for 3 hours at a time at $15/hr.

After 4 weeks, you will be given the option to stay on for a more extensive training program that will include 9 weeks of free personalized employment training and counseling, in addition to paid shifts. At the end of the training period, we will work with participants to find paid part-time job placements for 10 weeks.

Deadline for next set of applications is: Monday September 2, 2019
Interviews will be held between September 9-11, 2019
Program Start Date: Tuesday September 17, 2019

If you miss this deadline, don’t worry! Submit your application anyway, and we will let you know when we have new openings

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada, be unemployed or underemployed, and be between the ages of 17-24. They must also not be currently enrolled in another employment program or be eligible for E.I. benefits (eg. not worked full time in the past year, and not received E.I. in the past 5 years). The program is designed to support youth who have struggled with employment and education because of mental health concerns.

Jubilee Designs is a short term contract with the goal of teaching skills that will be useful in future employment. Tasks include sewing, silk screening, graphic design and teaching workshops.


Fill out the form below to get started with your application:

This form and information will be kept on file at The Yonge Street Mission in a secure location. The information obtained through this form will not be shared with any outside organizations.

Name *
Best method for contact
Home address, Shelter address or area where you usually stay
(Eg. Learning disability, anxiety, depression or any other mental health concern that has made work or education difficult). No need to be specific, just yes or no!