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Road To Work Program

The Road to Work Program is a collaboration between YOUCAN Youth Services and ATS Traffic. The program will deliver workshops and industry focused trainings to successful candidates, aged 18-26 years old, giving them the tools needed to be employed in the traffic safety industry.

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About The Road to Work Program

The Road to Work Program is a partnership between YOUCAN Youth Services and ATS Traffic. The program will deliver workshops and industry focused trainings to successful candidates, aged 18-26 years old, giving them the tools needed to be employed in the traffic safety industry. The program will run over 2 consecutive weeks and is free of cost. The successful candidates will need to support themselves for the duration of the program. Upon completion of the program, YOUCAN Youth Services will support the candidate to apply for a Flagger position with ATS Traffic or in the traffic safety industry. This program will give people interested in a career in traffic safety an advantage when applying for jobs.

Flagger Position

  • Directs traffic
  • Ensures safety on the roads
  • Signal vehicles when to slow down, stop, and when it’s safe to proceed
  • Work outside in all kinds of weather

Program Requirements

  • 18-26 years of age
  • Desire to start a career in the traffic safety industry
  • Ability to attend 2 consecutive weeks of training – Monday to Friday – 8am-4pm
  • Ability to complete on-line trainings and in-class sessions
  • Ability to financially support yourself through the 2 weeks, as the program is unpaid (income support available during 2-week training portion for eligible candidates)
  • A valid (non-graduated) Class 5 driver’s license and clean driving abstract is an asset
  • Ability to get to and from work
  • As this is a safety-sensitive position, all employees of ATS Traffic must undergo and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. This includes use of marijuana, medical or non

Trainings Covered in Program

ATS Traffic – 1 Week

  • Industry Standard Flagger Training

YOUCAN Youth Services – 1 Week

  • Pre-Employment Training
  • Standard First Aid

For more information about the program, please contact Richard Flank or register below for our next intake.

Register Here

Please fill out our prescreen questionnaire form to register.

Program Partners

Thank you to the following Partners for supporting The Road to Work Program.

Your Support. Their Success.

The youth we work with have hopes and dreams. They want to live lives that they can be proud of. They want to contribute to our community. They want to have the same opportunities that we have. YOUCAN Youth Services relies upon the support of the community to help youth realize those hopes and dreams. Your support helps with things like food, work clothes, and bus passes to name a few. These “little things” make a huge difference assisting youth as they move out of harms way and start moving towards economic independence. Will you help a YOUCAN Youth Services youth today?