WDCS gives warm reception to YSTOP staff
Project Coordinator Sarah Gregg, pictured above, visited the Walkerton District Community School to talk with students and staff about the Youth Skills Training Opportunity Program, YSTOP for short. Based on the Skills Gap Study produced by the Four County Labour Market Planning Board, the program is a 7-week series of workshops focusing on the "soft skills" that local employers say are difficult to find. Topics include customer service, critical thinking and problem-solving, communication skills, real-life math skills, teamwork & interpersonal skills, organizational skills and lastly; "You've Got a Job, Now What?" To register visit www.ystop.ca or call 519-846-9839 x 226.