We offer employment programs that stimulate environmental career pathways, skill development, business growth, workforce support and workforce advancement through wage and training funding.
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These programs help employers attract new talent, while saving initial wage and training costs. Best of all, young practitioners and students will be able to kickstart their career journey and gain meaningful work experience.
Thanks to our funding partners, we have several programs available. Each program has unique eligibility requirements for employers and job candidates.
Whether you are new to this program or if you have previously participated in one of these programs, fill out the form to get started.
To date we have distributed over $144M in wage and training subsidies and helped to fill 14,000 job placements!
Employers can receive $5,000 When Hiring a First-Year Apprentice; or $10,000 When Hiring a Self-Identified Equity Deserving First-Year Apprentice.
Youth in Natural Resources: Open
Eligible employers can receive 75% of the candidate’s wages covered up to a maximum of $18,000 for placements of up to 12 months.
Student Work Placement
Eligible employers can receive 50% wage coverage up to $5,000 of a student’s salary for a placement in a new full or part-time 6 to 16 week position with a minimum of 180 hours.
Environmental Jobs Growth Program: Open
Eligible employers can receive up to $18,750 of a candidate's salary for placement in a new or vacant full or part-time 6 to 12-month position.
Environmental Employability Pathways: Open
Eligible small and medium-sized businesses receive 50% wage coverage up to $12,000 of a participant’s salary for a placement in a new full or part-time position.
Science Horizons Youth Internship: Open
Eligible employers can receive up to 80% wage coverage up to $25,000 of a candidate’s salary for placement in a new full-time 6 to 12 month position.
Environmental Foreign Talent Development Program: Waitlist
Eligible employers can receive 75% wage coverage up to $15,000 of a participant’s salary for full-time placements of 3 to 6 months.
Nature-Based Climate Solutions Program: Closed
Eligible employers can receive $4,500 wage subsidy for a 3-month placement full-time or part-time placement.
Digital Skills For Youth: Open
Eligible employers of small to medium-sized businesses (< 500 staff) can receive 80% wage coverage up to $18,000 for a minimum 3 to 12 month full-time or part-time placement.
Thanks to our funders for making these programs possible:
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