Employers, Time To Apply For Canada Summer Jobs Funding
The Canada Summer Job program helps employers create summer jobs for students.
- providing work experiences for students;
- supporting organizations, including those that provide important community services; and
- recognizing that local circumstances, community needs, and priorities vary widely.
Are you a not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees?The application period for Canada Summer Jobs 2010 will be from February 1 to February 26, 2010.
Your proposal will be assessed by these criteria:
- service to local communities;
- jobs that support local priorities;
- jobs that provide career-related experience or early work experience;
- a salary that contributes to the student’s income;
- an employer who provides supervision and mentoring;
- project activities that are directed toward members of, and support the vitality of, an official language minority community; and
- an employer who intends to hire priority students (students with disabilities, Aboriginal students, and students who are members of visible minority groups).
Locally defined priorities will be made available on February 1, 2010.For more information, check out the Service Canada website.
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