Canada Summer Jobs Grant is now taking applications. Submit your request for funding until February 24, 2020. Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy. They aim to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully move to the labour market.
The program provides wage assistance to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public-sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees. The goal is to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years. As of 2019, funded employers are no longer restricted to hiring students: all youth aged 15 to 30 years may participate.
Not-for-profit employers are eligible to receive funding for up to 100% of the provincial or territorial minimum hourly wage. Public and private sector employers are eligible to receive funding for up to 50% of the provincial or territorial minimum wage.