Award of Merit
First Work strongly believes that within our network there are many wonderfully creative and innovative individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing youth prosperity in Ontario.
Each year, First Work presents the Award of Merit to one individual from each region within the network whose work has exhibited and embodied the following:
a life-time contribution to holistic youth employment counselling (20+ years of service)
a specific youth employment project, particularly one that increases access to services for at-risk youth
a significant contribution to the sustainable development of a youth employment centre
a significant contribution which does not fall into any one of the above categories by has been identified by the region