Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Value: $10,000 (Green Farm stream); $16,000 (Green Internships stream).

Description:

The Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative will help fund internships for post-secondary graduates working in the agriculture industry. These internships would include activities or projects that benefit the environment. Note that this is not a summer employment program. Funding is available through the following two streams:

  • Green Farms Stream: Farm operators could receive up to a maximum of $10,000 per intern to implement projects that are environmentally beneficial
  • Green Internships Stream: Employers in the agricultural sector but not directly on farm could receive up to a maximum of $16,000 per intern to undertake environmental activities, services or research that will benefit the agriculture sector

Eligibility:

  • Farms (sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations)
  • For-profit organizations
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Provincial and municipal governments
  • Associations
  • Boards
  • Councils
  • Universities

Eligible Expenses:

Funds may only be allocated for salaries and social benefits. The employer is responsible for paying the employee.

Deadline: Applications opened January 15, 2018. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early.

Contact: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | 1-866-452-5558

Website: http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/programs-and-services/list-of-programs-and-services/agricultural-youth-green-jobs-initiative/?id=1459879253586

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