Length of Program: 12 weeks

Cohort Size: Up to 5

Insurance Program

The Insurance Program is a career training and development program that supports youth with barriers to employment to identify and build a career in the finance/insurance industry as an Underwriting Associate. 

Program Details:

  • Program Name: Insurance Program
  • Length of Program: 12 weeks
  • Cohort Size: up to 5
  • Graduates to date: 15
  • Current Program Partner: Zurich Canada (Funder, Facilitation and Placement Partner), United Way (Funder), IDRF (Facilitation and Program Development partner.)
    • This program will operate for 12 weeks, followed by a 12-week paid internship with the prospect of permanent employment in Zurich Canada. The goal of the program is to provide opportunities to gain industry-specific skills, professional development, transferable skills, and hands-on underwriting experience with professionals, networks, wellbeing tools/skills, financial literacy and a paid internship. In so doing, build the capacity to pursue financial stability.

    Skills and Certification Earned in Program:

    • ‣    Knowledge of the relationship between risk and insurance
    • ‣    Gain experience with contract and claims
    • ‣    Learn Roles and Functions of Insurance
    • ‣    Locating the UA in common business processes

    ‣   Placement experience with Zurich Canada


How you can get involved:

1. Become a Program Funder
2. Hire a Graduate
3. Provide Placement Opportunity
4. Become a Facilitator
5. Donate Program Materials and Supplies


Employment Partnership: 

Join forces with a dynamic team a CEE,  dedicated to empowering Black youth through career development. As a partner, you’ll have the opportunity to access a diverse pool of talented individuals who bring unique perspectives and skills to your team.


Together, we can foster inclusive workplaces and create pathways for success for young Black professionals.

Choose Your Impact:

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