Amount:

$32,000

Type of Program:

Wage Subsidy


Description:

Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada) offers a 50% or 80% wage match, with up to $32,000 CAD in reimbursements, to employers hiring youth aged 15-30 into Green Jobs. A Green Job is one that supports nature-based solutions for a more sustainable planet. Green jobs are typically involved in, but not limited to, jobs in the forest sector, parks, conservation, natural resource management, environmental education, sustainable food systems, climate change, carbon sequestration, species maintenance and recovery, water quality and quantity, and more.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a 50% or 80% wage match, with up to $32,000 CAD in reimbursements.


When It Ends:

Accepting applications

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be Indigenous communities, businesses, and non-profits;
  • provide a a new job and the work experience must last between 2-20 weeks (some exceptions apply) — the funding must be used to help your organization hire more youth than normal.
  • be hiring youth aged 15-30 into Green Jobs.

The work experience must take place in Canada.

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:

1

first register as a Green Jobs employer on the PLT Canada website

2

apply for the wage subsidy and start searching for job candidates. 

About the author 

Maurice

Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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