Get Youth Working! Program

Value: $2,800


The Get Youth Working! Program offers eligible employers in specified regions a $2,800 Wage Subsidy as an incentive to hire eligible youth age 15 to 29.


Eligibility criteria for employer:

  • Youth must be a new hire
  • In operation for at least one year
  • In good standing with WorkSafeBC
  • Must employ youth for a minimum of 3 months
  • Must employ youth for a minimum of 30 hours per week
  • Employers will NOT qualify if employee is hired prior to signing Get Youth Working Funding Agreement

Eligibility criteria for youth:

  • 15 to 29 years of age
  • Unemployed or underemployed (less than 20 hours a week)
  • Not a full-time student, enrolled in high school or returning to school
  • Not a participant in another Canada-British Columbia Job Fund program
  • Resident of BC (living in BC as a Canadian, a permanent resident or a protected person) and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Not currently receiving or eligible for EI and have not received EI in the past 36 months or 60 months for a parental claim

Deadline: Ongoing

Contact: Get Youth Working! | (250) 861-3100


By | 2018-08-07T02:33:21+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Categories: Grants|0 Comments

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