Applications for 2021 Canada Summer Jobs Program
The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) 2021 application period is now open and will remain open until January 29, 2021 at 1:00 PM Mountain Time. Applications received or postmarked after the deadline date will not be considered. Click the following link to read the program overview: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs.html
To apply, you can submit your application in several ways:
- Using an online fillable application;
- Using Grants and Contributions Online Services (GCOS);
- In person; and,
- By mail.
Click the following link to learn more about the application process: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs/apply.html Note that applications Employment and Social Development Canada receives via fax or email will not be considered.
About Canada Summer Jobs
Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to help all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market.
The Canada Summer Jobs program objectives align with the redesigned Youth Employment and Skills Strategy and are as follows:
- provide quality work experiences for youth
- respond to national and local priorities to improve access to the labour market for youth who face unique barriers
- provide opportunities for youth to develop and improve their skills
The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years. Funded employers are not restricted to hiring students — all youth aged 15 to 30 years may be eligible participants.
In delivering on the program objectives, the Government of Canada aims to ensure that youth job opportunities funded by the program take place in safe, inclusive, and healthy work environments free from harassment and discrimination. To support Service Canada in screening and assessing the eligibility and quality of each project, the Application Form collects information from you such as your organization’s health and safety practices, work environment policies, supervision and mentoring plans, skills development plan, and other details related to both your organization and the proposed job(s). For more details on the information collected through the application process, consult Section 5 – Apply.
The Application Form and the Applicant Guide have been updated to support you in submitting a complete application.
How our office is helping
Employment and Social Development Canada is currently contacting past applicants to inform them that the application period is now open as of December 21st and will be open until January 29th 2021 at 1:00 PM Mountain Time. Our parliamentary office will update this page with any further updates on the 2021 application process. Are you a constituent and have questions about Canada Summer Jobs and/or your application? Email us at: [email protected]