No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
The Youth Employment Fund (YEF) provides funding to create an entry point to long-term employment for unemployed individuals between 18 and 29 years of age who require a work experience opportunity as identified through their employment action plan. The program provides a job placement for up to eighteen weeks with a New Brunswick employer.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is 100% of the minimum wage for 30 hours a week, subsidized for up to 18 weeks. It includes the following Mandatory Employment Related Costs (MERCs): Employment Insurance (EI), Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) and Vacation Pay for each approved position. The Employer is responsible for the Workplace, Health, Safety and Compensation Commission premiums.
Employers may, and are encouraged to, increase the hours per week and duration of the placement to reflect employment duration for the sector.
When It Ends:
Youth employees must:
Applicants must submit their information online on https://www.nbjobs.ca/ and a staff member from their local Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour office will contact them to assist with the application process and determine eligibility.
Other Things to Note:
"Please note that applications for this program have now closed, and the Youth Employment Fund Program has been replaced with other services."