Employment is a central component of Youth Futures success, offering youth valuable workplace experience, and the opportunity to earn money for their post-secondary career.

Each year, dozens of organizations come to us to hire our youth to fill their entry level, summer positions. Visit our Testimonials page to see what some of employers are saying about their experience with Youth Futures.

Employer Ambassadors

Past Employers

Private sector

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Capital Courts Training Centre
  • Gowling WLG
  • Levy Restaurants / TD Place
  • KPMG
  • Mobilithink


  • CSSD – Housing Branch – Carling Shelter
  • CSSD – Housing Branch – Forward Shelter
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Parks and Rec -Wading Pools
  • Social Service Centre – Central
  • Social Service Centre – West

Non-Profits and Community Agencies

  • Bruyère Continuing Care
  • Canada Science and Technology Museum
  • Catholic Centre for Immigrants
  • Hydro Ottawa
  • Jaku Konbit
  • Make, Sew Create
  • MIFO
  • Ottawa Community Housing
  • Patro d’Ottawa
  • Pinecreast Terrace Community House
  • Saw Video
  • University of Ottawa -Housing Department

Community Resource Centres

  • Alexander Community Centre
  • Carlington / Bellevue Recreation Centre
  • Foster Farm Community Centre
  • Lowertown CHC
  • Overbrook Community Centre
  • Lowertown CHC
  • Rideau-Rockliffe CRC
  • Sandy Hill Community Centre
  • South-East Ottawa CHC / Hunt Club Riverside Site
  • Vanier Community Service Centre

Contact Mary Harris at mary.harris@ottawa.ca for more information.