Ontario Wants Youth for More Than 2,000 New Jobs!

Ontario Wants Youth for More Than 2,000 New Jobs!

Yes, that’s right! McGuinty Government wants you: the youths of Ontario!

Ontario is inviting all youths across Ontario to take on more than 2,000  exciting jobs and gain valuable experience in natural resource management that will help them launch successful careers in the future.

Job applications are now open through the following five unique programs:


Ontario, Canada: Newsroom

News Release

March 15, 2011

Exciting New Job Opportunities For More Than 2,000 Youth

McGuinty Government Supports Work Experience In Natural Resources

This year, thousands of youth from across the province will have the opportunity to pursue their passion for Ontario’s natural resources through experience-based work and learning positions.

Job applications are now open for young people across Ontario to take on exciting jobs and gain valuable experience that will help them launch successful careers in the future. More than 2,000 job opportunities in natural resource management are available through five unique programs:

These opportunities are part of a broader youth employment initiative that includes the Ontario Internship and Summer Employment Opportunities programs. These programs are part of the McGuinty government’s Open Ontario plan to help every youth and student succeed and build a knowledge-based economy for the future.

QUOTES

“We are pleased to offer Ontario’s youth opportunities to increase their knowledge and skills. Encouraging our young people to care for our natural environment is an investment in the future health of our resources that will benefit us all.”

Linda Jeffrey
Minister of Natural Resources

“Providing young people with the ability to gain practical work experience better prepares them for a good quality job after finishing school. This investment will allow youth in the Sault and area to learn skills in the management of our natural resources and it also boosts the local economy as more students will have the opportunity to remain in Sault Ste. Marie.”

David Orazietti
MPP, Sault Ste. Marie

QUICK FACTS

  • The Ontario Ranger program is now in its 67th year. It provides an eight-week summer program for youth born in 1994.
  • Last summer, the government helped more than 127,000 Ontario students find jobs.

LEARN MORE

CONTACT

  • Greg MacNeil
    Minister’s Office
    416-314-2208

Ministry of Natural Resources
ontario.ca/natural-resources

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