Canada Summer Jobs 2017 Application Period Extended

January 20, 2017

Goderich, ON – To get a greater number of Canadian youth working this summer, the deadline for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) employer application period has been extended. All not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with up to 50 employees will have another two-weeks to apply for funding from the Government of Canada.

The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program creates summer job opportunities and valuable work experience for full-time students aged 15 to 30 years old.

Don’t wait, apply today! The application period has been extended until February 3, 2017. Applicants approved for funding will be able to hire students as early as April 2017.

For further information and to apply, please visit Canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs or 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 experience and abilities they need to make a successful transition to the labour market.

Quotes

“I encourage Huron-Bruce not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses to apply for funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program so that we can help our students gain the skills and experience they need to be successful, while earning money for the upcoming school year.”

– Ben Lobb, Huron-Bruce MP

Quick Facts

  • Not-for-profit employers can receive 100 percent of the provincial/territorial minimum hourly wage and mandatory employment-related costs.
  • Public-sector employers and small businesses with up to 50 employees can receive 50 percent of the provincial/territorial minimum hourly wage.
  • Canada Summer Jobs has created almost 400,000 student jobs since its inception.