W.E.T. is a three-week employability training program at Camp Weredale, located in the picturesque Laurentian Mountains. This program will train you to work in a kitchen, familiarize you with hand tools in a workshop setting, and prepare you for the job market. You'll even pick up valuable life skills along the way.
This program is for young adults aged 18 - 25 who have aged out of residential or foster care, received social services or are experiencing challenges.
Upon completing the program earn 1000$
The maintenance workshops introduce the basics of using hand and power tools, woodworking, plumbing and more. It provides participants with instruction and hands on experience completing work projects, allowing them to become more confident and capable of entry level tasks.
This part of the training covers employability skills such as writing a resume, conducting a job search as well as money management and discovering resources in your area. Participants will develop the skills and confidence they need to acitvely search for employment and ultimately enter the workforce.
The kitchen training explores the basics of cooking, food hygiene and proper nutrition to equip individuals to work in a kitchen. Participants will be instructed on and exercise kitchen staff responsibilities while becoming familiar with MAPAQ food preparation, handling and hygiene protocol.
You will be given a room to yourself in a cabin with heating, a bathroom and a television. WIFI is available on camp grounds and you will eat 3 delicious meals together every day.
Camp Weredale is proud to offer our community many employment opportunities. Whether you are looking for a fun summer job or seeking to expand your experience in the field of social services, psychology, or child education, Camp Weredale is a wonderful place to connect with peers, learn new skills, and make lasting memories.