Six-week summer employment placements offer Youth Futures participants the opportunity to test-drive’ a potential career choice, build an employer network and gain valuable skills. Every year dozens of organizations throughout Ottawa hire Youth Futures participants to fill their entry level or summer positions. To inquire about hosting a Youth Futures student this summer, please contact Youth Futures Employment Program Coordinator

List of Employers

  • Algonquin College 
  • Belong Ottawa
  • BGC Ottawa
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 
  • Bruyère Continuing Care 
  • Catholic Centre for Immigrants
  • Carleton University
  • City of Ottawa – Multiple Departments
  • Collège La Cité
  • Digital Arts Resource Centre (formally Saw Video)
  • Gowling WLG
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation 
  • Lowertown Community Resource Centre
  • Make, Sew Create
  • Maison de la francophonie 
  • Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG)
  • Ottawa Community Housing
  • OCH Foundation
  • Prezdential Ottawa
  • Rideau Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre
  • Restore Medical Clinics
  • Somali Centre for Family Services
  • Somerset West Community Health Centre
  • Vanier Community Service Centre