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Ontario’s Youth Jobs Strategy: Four Programs Help Canadians Aged 15-29 Get Training & Experience

This video presents “Young Entrepreneurs can get up to $3,000 with Summer Company.”

You too, can turn your idea into a business with SUMMER COMPANY and you could get up to $3,000 to start it! If you are between the age of 15-29, APPLY TODAY.

Our most recent video featuring some participants from Summer Company program discussing how the program works, how they found success and what they have taken away from the experience.

The Youth Jobs Strategy involves four programs that are focused on helping youth aged 15-29 get the support they need to gain valuable workplace training and experience.

  1. The Youth Employment Fund
    • If you are unemployed, not in school full-time and between 15 and 29, Ontario will do more to help you connect with employers and get a job placement of four to six months.
    • Ontario will provide incentives to employers to help cover the cost of wages and training for new hires and help youth cover costs like transportation or tools required for the job.
    • Youth and employers can apply online now to Employment Ontario’s Employment Service.
  2. The Youth Entrepreneurship Fund
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Ontario’s New Youth Employment Fund 2013 in Canada: Apply Now!

This is an update to the previous blog, Funds for Youth Employment Sept.2013, More Legal Aid & Developmental Services in Ontario Canada.

As part of the new Ontario Youth Jobs Strategy, Ontario’s new Youth Employment Fund will help more young people find jobs or start their own businesses, and ensure that employers can find the skilled workers they need to grow their businesses.

  • Ontario is investing $295 million over two years in Youth Jobs Strategy.
  • Last year, 35 per cent of Employment Ontario clients were youth.
    • Sixty-seven per cent of those clients found employment and a further 14 per cent went on to further training or education

Businesses and eligible youth aged 15 to 29 can apply to the fund by making an appointment with a local Employment Ontario service provider.

Here are the benefits of the Youth Employment Fund.