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The Summer Jobs Program helps students get summer jobs. The Summer Jobs Program is part of the Youth Employment Strategy.
Read on to find out:
- What the program does
- Who can participate
- How students and youth can get help finding a job
What does the program do?
The Summer Jobs Program helps youth:
- get the experience they need to start their careers
- pay for their ongoing education
- build confidence
The program helps businesses and organizations with extra help to get their work done.
Who can participate?
Students must be:
- between age 15 and 30
- full-time students
- going back to school next year
Employers must be
- small businesses or non-profit organizations with less than 50 employees.
Students and youth can get help finding a job. Try these resources:
Federal Student Work Experience Program
The Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) is for full-time students. They can explore their interests and develop their skills.
The Job Bank lists jobs online from everywhere in Canada. The Job Bank is run by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Jobs in B.C. for students and youth
This part of the Job Bank lists jobs in B.C.
Get Youth Working!
The Get Youth Working program helps employers hire youth 15 to 29 years old.
The program helps B.C. youth improve their skills and gain new skills through experience and training.
Find a Job
Try this powerful job search tool to find jobs that fit you.
Story written by Patty Bossort
Carolyn Moi was sad. She watched the news. In May, a huge wildfire burned Fort McMurray. People lost their homes.
Carolyn had an idea
Carolyn is a teacher for the Burnaby School District. She teaches an adult LINC 1 class.
Carolyn’s class wanted to help the people from Fort McMurray.
At the same time, the class was learning about Canada’s money. The LINC 1 class wanted to help people from Fort McMurray and learn more about Canadian money.