We are Ontario’s Youth Employment Network

Committed to delivering accessible, high quality, outcomes-based employment services to young people seeking opportunities.


First Work provides learning and professional development opportunities tailored to youth engagement, workforce development and industry professionals.


First work creates partnerships and strategic alliances to leverage our ability to address employment challenges and increase our collective impact.


First Work gives organizations and professionals access to services designed to support every perspective of government relations, regional needs, and local priorities.

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Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 2020 Futures Conference, being held on Oct 27 – 29, 2020 at Blue Mountain. For a list of sponsorship opportunities, visit http://www.accelerateon.org to download the package. #Futures20 #BuildingUnity

Spark, Build, Trust, Grow, Evolve and Re-Ignite - Mike Prosserman’s 6 steps to discovering impact used to build Unity Charity. Join us for this informative webinar on how you can apply this framework in your organization.

Register: https://bit.ly/2zhB4iP

Join us for an exciting 6-Week Online Course: How to design and facilitate an on-line learning community that fosters learning, resilience, connection and goal achievement. 

Starting June 12, 2020. Register: https://bit.ly/3c1e6KI

It's a wrap! Thank you, #Amplify20 delegates, presenters and sponsors (@ccyp_ccpj) for your contribution to another successful Leadership Summit! What an amazing journey the last three days has been. We look forward to seeing you next year on April 12 - Save the Date!

Thank you Dr. Kofi Hope for your thoughtful reflections at @first_work #Amplify20 on #leadership competencies needed to lead during this age of major disruption in the youth employment sector.

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