Canada Summer Jobs
Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.
The Canada Summer Jobs program objectives align with the redesigned YouthEmployment and Skills Strategy and are as follows:
- Provide quality work experiences for youth;
- Respond to national and local priorities to improve access to the labour market for youth who face unique barriers; and,
- Provide opportunities for youth to develop and improve their skills
Who Can Apply
- Not-for-profit employers
- Public sector employers
- Private sector employers
- The salary must respect minimum wage requirements in your province or territory
- Your organization must declare any money owing to the Government of Canada.
- Job duration: Must be between 6 and 23 consecutive weeks.
- Job hours: Maybe part-time or full-time (12 to 40 hours per week).
What youth participants are eligible
- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*;
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
- have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be
legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or
territorial legislation and regulations.
- 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 75% of the provincial or territorial minimum hourly wage.
The application deadline is January 29, 2021, 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Pacific Standard Time.
Applications received or postmarked after the deadline date will not be considered.
How to Apply
Applications can be submitted in several ways:
- Using an online fillable application; Click Here
- Using Grants and Contributions Online Services: Visit the GCOS website for step-by-step instructions to create an account.
- In person: Consult the Service Canada website for the hours of service of the Service Canada Offices.
- By mail: Consult the Canada Summer Jobs website for the address where to send your application.