Get Youth Working! NEW Funding Available.

Get Youth Working! NEW Funding Available.

Does your company have a long term position to fill and want to hire an ambitious youth?
Get Youth Working! can help with the cost of on-the-job and external training.

This program offers eligible employers in Kootenay region a $2,800 hiring incentive to hire eligible youth age 15 to 29. Additionally, you may request up to $1,000 to purchase external training for your new hire.

Employer Criteria:

  • In business for a minimum of one year
  • In good standing with WorkSafeBC
  • Must employ new hire for a minimum of 3 months and 30 hours/week
  • Employers will not qualify if employee is hired prior to signing a Get Youth Working Funding Agreement

Youth Criteria:

  • Unemployed, 15 – 29 years of age
  • Has not applied for EI, not currently receiving and must not have received EI within the past 36 months; or 60 months for a parental claim
  • Not a full-time student or returning to school
  • Is a resident of BC and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Not be participating in another Canada Job Fund program

For more information and to apply to the program visit


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