Ottawa – Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, announced today that applications will soon be available for the Canada Summer Jobs Program for 2018.
“The application period begins December 19, this year,” explains Brown. “It closes on February 2, 2018.”
The program provides funding for not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees to create summer job opportunities for students aged 15 to 30.
Canada Summer Jobs applications are available at Service Canada Centers and online at canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs.
Employers will be able to complete and submit their applications online, by mail or in person. Faxed applications are not accepted.
To support employers, the Canada Summer Jobs Applicant Guide for 2018 is also available online. This guide provides instructions on filling out an application, eligibility requirements, and assessment criteria.
If employers have specific questions about applications, they can get information by contacting 1-800-935-5555.
As well, additional information on Canada Summer Jobs is available online at canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs.
“At $568,766, the budget for Canada Summer Jobs in Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes is the same as last year,” Brown notes.