Type of Program:
Options Youth is a virtual employment wage subsidy program consisting of paid, online, milestone-based skill training, followed by a paid work placement. Options Youth is committed to helping youth overcome barriers to enter the workforce through personalized training to participants and federal wage subsidies to employers in Nova Scotia.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is a 700 hour wage subsidy, covering up to $12.55/hr plus MERCs, up to a maximum of $9,818.
When It Ends:
The applicant must:
The participant must be:
complete the online application form,
hire a participant that has completed the online program,
invoice the program each month,
provide monthly reports to the Project Manager.
Other Things to Note:
The Options Youth Program is an employment wage subsidy program, facilitated by the Saint Mary’s University Entrepreneurship Centre and funded by Service Canada.