Canada Summer Jobs (CJG)
Up to 75-100% of minimum wage in Youth Hiring Grants.
The Canada Summer Jobs (CJG) program is a Canadian government grant that offers support for employers providing supervised career-related work experience for youth employees. The experiences gained through funded placements should further develop their skills and knowledge, preparing them to make a transition into employment.
Public and private sector employers can receive hiring grants up to 50% of employee minimum hourly rate. Non-profits can receive grants up to 100% of minimum wage plus Mandatory Employment Related Costs (MERCs). This amount is capped at a maximum $300,000 per employer/province or territory. Maximum 40 hours/week/employee can be included.