TRURO – Employers are being encouraged to apply for funding to create jobs for students.
A press release from Cumberland Colchester Musquodoboit Valley MP Scott Armstrong’s office says funding is available through the
Canada Summer Jobs program. The goal is to help youth gain
tangible skills and job experience while earning money for the next school year.
Funding will be available to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses. Young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full-time students and intend to return to school in the following school year can qualify for these job opportunities.
Employers can apply online at servicecanada.gc.ca/csj2013 or print an application from the website. They can also get an application by visiting any Service Canada Centre. Applications must be submitted by Feb. 28.
To help employers complete their application, the Canada Summer Jobs Applicant Guide is available online, by calling 1-800-935-5555, or by visiting any Service Canada Centre.