BREAKING NEWS: Friday Feb 12, in Toronto, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, announced that the Government of Canada is doubling the Canada Summer Jobs program funding to $220 million annually for the next three years, and helping thousands more young Canadians get the valuable work experience they will need to start meaningful careers and help build a stronger future for everyone.
The deadline for applications has been moved to March 11th. Applicants approved for funding will be able to hire students as early as May 2016.
The Canada Summer Jobs program is currently accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees looking to hire full-time workers for summer 2016.
The deadline for applications is *now March 11th*. Please join us at an info-session and we will step you through eligibility and the application process, so you can take advantage of this opportunity!
Canada Summer Jobs Info Session
Barbara Frum Library – Auditorium – 3rd Floor
20 Covington Road, Toronto
10:30am to 12:30am
Thursday, February 18, 2016
More information on Canada Summer Jobs program and this session:
CSJ creates summer jobs program offers valuable work experience specifically for youth aged 15 to 30 intending to return to their studies in the next school year.
The program’s aim is also to help employers create summer job opportunities that focus on priorities important to their local communities, which could include special events such as sporting or cultural occasions.
Applicants approved for funding will be able to hire students as early as May 2016.
For further information and to apply, please visit www.servicecanada.gc.ca/csj or visit a Service Canada Centre.
Canada Summer Jobs is part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy, which is its commitment to help young people, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experiences and abilities they need to make a successful transition into the labour market.
If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to call the constituency office at 416-781-5583.