Program eligibility

CEE runs intensive career training programs in the areas of hospitality, digital technology, social services and the building trades; coupled with co-hosting the annual Branded Youth Marketing Conference. In 2018, we launched CEE Chats, our e-learning content that is distributed via our social media channels. The eligibility criteria may differ, however the minimum is met if you are:

18-29 years
Identify as Black / African Canadian
Out of school & work
Able to work flexible shifts
Can commit to 4-6 months

Our programs offer

  • Free enrollment: thanks to funding organizations, foundations and generous donors.
  • Small groups: (usually only 14 spots)
  • Limited frequency: (usually 2-3 times per year.  Check for application deadlines)
  • Retreat: Your journey begins at a 3 day retreat outside of Toronto.
  • Hands-on training.  You learn by doing.
  • Career coaching:  one-to-one coaching, resume building & more.
  • Grow your network: meet industry professionals
  • Social workers: to help you address individual barriers to employment.