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2020 Canadian Employer Summer Job Funding Applications

Author: Employment and Social Development Canada(i)

Contact : www.hrsdc-rhdsc.gc.ca

Published: 2020-02-01 - (Updated: 2020-02-23)

Synopsis:

The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program helps employers create quality summer job opportunities and provide valuable work experience for youth aged 15 to 30.

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Starting today, employers can apply to get funding to hire a young Canadian this summer. Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which is the Government of Canada's commitment to help young people - particularly those facing barriers to employment - get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market. CSJ is delivered by Employment and Social Development Canada.

Investing in young people is key to ensuring Canada's prosperity. Getting a good quality summer job is a great way to help young Canadians gain valuable skills and workplace experience toward starting a meaningful career - all while helping build our workforce.

Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, announced the launch of the employer application period for the 2020 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program.

Starting today, not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers, and private employers with up to 50 employees can apply for funding to hire a young Canadian next summer. The application period is open until February 24, 2020.

The CSJ program helps employers create quality summer job opportunities and provide valuable work experience for youth aged 15 to 30. It also helps organizations hire youth in quality jobs during the busy summer months.

"Programs like Canada Summer Jobs give youth across Canada a chance to develop their skills and gain valuable work experience through quality job opportunities. This benefits youth, employers and communities everywhere in the country.I look forward to another successful season as we help equip our young leaders to participate in our thriving economy, both today and tomorrow." - The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

Clipart image of person looking at job applications through magnifying glass.
Clipart image of person looking at job applications through magnifying glass.

Each year, the national priorities for CSJ are updated to reflect Canada's diverse population and evolving needs. This year's national CSJ priorities support:

Not-for-profit employers can receive funding for up to 100% of the provincial/territorial minimum hourly wage and mandatory employment-related costs. Small businesses with 50 or fewer employees and public-sector employers and can receive funding for up to 50% of the provincial/territorial minimum hourly wage.

CSJ is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which was recently modernized to support youth, particularly those facing barriers, to transition to the labour market.

UPDATE: February 21st, 2020

Canada Summer Jobs 2020 Application Period for Employers Extended

Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, announced that to ensure young Canadians have as many good-quality summer job opportunities as possible the employer application period for the 2020 CSJ program is being extended until February 28, 2020.

Every year, CSJ welcomes applicants from small businesses, not-for-profit organizations and public-sector employers that provide quality summer jobs for youth.

The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program gives tens of thousands of young Canadians the chance to gain skills and valuable work experience, which will help them start a meaningful career.

Applicants approved for funding will be able to hire youth as early as May 2020. For more information and to apply for funding, please visit Canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs or visit a Service Canada Centre.

(i)Source/Reference: Employment and Social Development Canada. Disabled World makes no warranties or representations in connection therewith. Content may have been edited for style, clarity or length.

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