Odd Job Squad plans obstacle course

Press Release

The Fort Frances Service Canada Centre for Youth (SCCY) will hold an obstacle course next Tuesday (July 6) from noon-3:30 p.m. to promote its Odd Job Squad program.
The Odd Job Squad is a casual labour program, through which local home and business owners can hire a youth to complete jobs such as lawn work, painting, or clerical duties.
In the “Odd Job-stacle Course,” youths and members of the Odd Job Squad will go through a series of obstacles related to common odd jobs, such as lawn mowing, cleaning, pet care, and painting.
Participants will work in teams to complete all the odd jobs in their path.
“The ‘Odd Job-stacle Course’ is a fun way for students get a taste of the Odd Job Squad and for local residents to find out more about the program,” noted Youth Services Officer Dayna DeBenedet.
“We are looking for more youth to take part in this event and get involved with the Odd Job Squad,” she added.
The SCCY is looking for youths aged 12-30 who are interested in participating in the “Odd Job-stacle Course.”
Youths interested can sign up by visiting the SCCY at 301 Scott St. (the post office) on Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. or calling 274-7724.
DeBenedet also can be reached for any questions or concerns via e-mail at dayna.debenedet@servicecanada.gc.ca