Place aux jeunes :
Accompany young people in realizing their
various life projects in the region

Objectives of the Place aux jeunes program

  • Accompany young people in realizing their various life projects in the region.
  • To counter the rural exodus of young people as well as the labour shortage and meet the strong demand for skilled trades.
  • Contribute to the dynamic occupation of the territory.
Place aux jeunes Pontiac


The Place aux jeunes agent promotes the migration, settlement and retention of young graduates, aged 18 to 35, in the MRC Pontiac.

  • Exploratory stays (face-to-face or virtual activities to discover the region and meet potential employers)
  • Individual support (finding employment and housing, visiting the environment and services, networking activities)


To receive the services of Place aux jeunes, individuals must have;

  • From 18 to 35 years old;
  • A POST secondary diploma (AEP, DEP), college or university -or- Be in the process of obtaining a diploma -or- Have significant work experience related to a trade or profession.
  • A right to work in Quebec
  • An account on the PAJR electronic platform.

If you are new to the magnificent MRC Pontiac region or are thinking of moving here soon, we will be happy to help you!

The Place aux Jeunes Pontiac Program is carried out with the help of a financial contribution from the Youth Secretariat and the Place aux jeunes in Region partnership.

Place aux jeunes ADO

… A service for young people aged between 14 to 18 years old, whose mission is to make them aware of the jobs available and to enlighten them in their reflection on their choice of careers. It also aims for development among them, a feeling of belonging and to show them that the region has a place for them. The enhancement of their ability to contribute to socio-economic development and entrepreneurial opportunities in the MRC Pontiac is also part of the service.

The future belongs to those who get up elsewhere

To learn more about this free program, which is available online or in person, do not hesitate to contact our Agent Place aux jeunes du Pontiac, Mrs Lisa Boisvert at 819-648-5065 extension 235, or by email at

To learn more about this free program

Did you know that this program is free, can be done remotely or in person?

You can reach our Place aux jeunes Agent from Pontiac, Mrs Lisa Boisvert at 819-648-5065 ext 235, or by email

To register for the program: Place aux jeunes en région