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Green Job funding through the United Nations Association in Canada

NOTE: This opportunity has expired or is an event which has already taken place.

PLACEMENT LENGTH AND DETAILS

  • 8 to 16-week work integrated learning placements in Canada’s Green Economy, 30-37.5 hours/week. Participants can be students, including co-op students.
  • Green Spaces placements are primarily related to the Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

PLACEMENT CYCLE START/END

  • Sept. 1, 2019 to February 27, 2020

SUBSIDY DETAILS

  • 50% of wage, based on total wage of $17.11; UNA-Canada’s contribution is maximum of $8.55/hour (organizations can pay more than $17.11, but UNA-Canada’s contribution would cap out at $8.55/hour), and
  • An additional 11.232% of the above-mentioned wage subsidy that contributes towards Mandatory Employment Related Costs (MERCs), which are CPP, EI, and vacation pay

PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY

  • Between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada;
  • Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;
  • Can be a student!

EMPLOYER ELIGIBILITY

  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Municipal governments
  • Provincial and territorial governments, institutions, agencies and Crown Corporations
  • Aboriginal organizations (including band councils, tribal councils and self-government entities)
  • For-profit organizations
  • Post-secondary institutions or research labs

In order to apply, please submit a job description for the position(s) to be funded. Organizations should submit separate job descriptions for each position that they are applying for. The job description should be submitted in PDF with the organization’s logo on the document.

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