Ballad Group

Youth Employment Connections Program: Grande Prairie

CORE: Connections, Opportunities, Relationships, and Employment is a program focused on helping Youth from Care (ages 16-17) and Young Adults from Care (18+) transition into employment. Our vision is to provide a safe, inclusive space for youth and young adults to grow their confidence, change their perspectives, gain knowledge and learn skills that will positively impact their employment and career journey.

We meet you where you’re at.


You are a Youth (16-17) from Care or a Young Adult (18+) from Care looking to find employment.

Contact information:

Phone:1-855-295-7180 (ext 6)
Address: 101-9817 101 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 0X6


Feeling overwhelmed about finding a job or deciding on a career path? Between the ages of 16-24 with active involvement with Children’s Services or TAP? We’ve got you covered! Ballad has tailored a Youth Employment Connections Program packed full of engaging and impactful experiences just for you. The Ballad CORE Program is here to support you on your employment journey, and meet you where you’re at. Every step of the way!

Program Highlights:

  • Dive into over 30 Employment Preparation Workshops.
  • Go behind the scenes with Worksite Tours, Job Shadowing, and Work Exposure Opportunities.
  • Amp up the fun at Community Events that bring learning to life.
  • Build epic connections through Peer Networking.
  • Navigate opportunities for Continuing Education.
  • Get personalized Career Counselling that’s all about you.
  • Score with Employer Matching and Follow-up Support.

Service Delivery Methods:

CORE Lounge: Hang out with us at our safe and inclusive space in downtown Grande Prairie.

CORE Mobile: Can’t make it to us? No worries! Our mobile unit, cruising within a 500km radius, is coming to you. Offering in person and online support as you explore careers, make new connections, and make your visions a reality with Ballad!

Open doors to a wealth of untapped skills

Are you enthusiastic about fostering the entry of youth into the workforce within a supportive and nurturing environment? Reach out today to access Ballad’s incredible talent pool of youth eager to learn and apply their skills!

Build New Skills with Ballad

Inquire Below To Unlock Your Potential
Fill Out The Form Below Or Call 1-855-295-7180 (EXT. 6)