Since 1990, the Initiation Coops has been present all over Quebec's territory. It was coordinated by the Réseau de la coopération du travail du Québec since its beginning. The project has grown especially due to the support of the cooperative movement and a great amount of national, regional and local partners.
The salaries of over 150 Initiation Coop coordinators, as well as an important part of their training, are undertook by a grant program called “Fonds étudiant solidarité travail du Québec II”.
A Chelsea Youth COOP is made up of 15 youths of 12 to 17 years old who come together to get a useful knowledge combined with a hands-on experience that will be priceless and useful for them when they will be joining the real job market in a near future.
For teenagers, it is:
The young coop workers are followed by leaders and have the support of community stakeholders.
For residents, it is a way to:
Show your support or satisfaction by making a donation or buying one of our marketing package for your business or organization before June, so we can honor the marketing package you will have bought!
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We thank you in advance for your collaboration and generosity in helping us keeping this program ongoing! Your donation is an investment in the future of our teenagers who will become advised and prepared workers or business persons!
Thank you for your collaboration and encouragement of the youth of Chelsea!
The Chelsea Youth Entrepreneurship Initiation Cooperative local committee consists of volunteers getting involved and believing the benefits of that program. For the young coop workers and members, the members of this local committee have a role of:
These coop facilitators put together all the elements required to get the program going each year. To achieve that, the Chelsea Youth COOP Local Committee is constantly looking for volunteers and funds in order to keep this wonderful training program in place each summer.
If you would like to join the committee or make a donation, feel free to call Roxanne Laframboise-Larose at 819-827-6201.
This program is made possible thanks to a financial contribution from Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Canada Summer Jobs, and Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité (CQCM).