Get a contribution when you develop a project that creates summer jobs of at least 80 hours for First Nations and Inuit youth.
Not currently accepting project proposals
Projects under the First Nations and Inuit Summer Work Experience Program allow youth to learn about career options and earn an income that may contribute to a university or college education.
- include plans to offer wage subsidies to private sector and non-profit employers so they may hire eligible First Nations and Inuit youth
- help First Nations and Inuit secondary and post-secondary students obtain summer employment and prepare for entry into the labour market
- enable First Nations and Inuit youth to earn wages
The proposals will support work experience opportunities for First Nations and Inuit secondary and post-secondary students between May 1 and the beginning of the student’s fall academic term.
Proposals are accepted for each fiscal year.
Funding recipients will determine the wage rate for participants. It must be at or above the applicable provincial or territorial minimum wage.