The goal of the Future is Yours program is to provide youth between the ages of 15-24 with skills, training and volunteer experiences to gain employment. Through weekly workshops, participants will learn how to write their resume, acquired various certifications and gain valuable volunteer experience. The program is also designed for the youth to gain employment with the City of Winnipeg Recreation Department for summer employment as well as Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata’s summer green team.
Future Is Yours also focuses on self growth and goal setting as part as the program outcomes. Ways that this is incorporated into Future Is Yours is through workshops such as goal setting activities, suicide awareness and prevention, healthy relationships, community awareness and personal empowerment. The program is designed for the youth to better understand the community and the labor market, develop leadership skills, self esteem and confidence.