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

The economic recovery can be green. Building an environmental workforce is a key part of that. ECO Canada is the steward for the Canadian environmental workforce across all industries and it supports businesses with programs that build a strong workforce with environmental best practice in mind.

If your organization plans to hire, now is the time! ECO Canada‘s funding programs can help you grow your business with less staffing expense. Your business can get up to 100% of funding and/or training covered with amounts between $15k to $30k available.

Working with the federal government, ECO Canada is offering three employment funding programs for organizations to hire recent graduates in roles with an environmental focus:

Youth in Natural Resources

Youth in Natural Resources funds up to 75% to a maximum of $22,500 (which can increase up $30,000 for Indigenous youth, Rural or remote positions) to hire junior professionals under the age of 31 for full-time permanent environmental positions. This program focuses on roles in Natural Resources or STEM. Apply by October 1 to secure funding.

Science Horizons Internship

Science Horizons Internship funds 70% per hire up to $15,000 to hire junior professionals under the age of 31 for full-time permanent environmental positions. This program focuses on roles in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Apply by October 1 to secure funding.

Digital Skills for Youth

Digital Skills for Youth funds 100% per hire up to max of $25,000.

  • Cleantech innovation and sustainable technology initiatives
  • Digital marketers aiming to promote environmental businesses
  • Developers that create apps or software related to environmental education
  • GHG specialists in charge of predictive modeling or the analysis of emissions
  • Drone operators that monitor remote well sites or wildlife corridors
  • GIS specialists that use software to analyze mapping data or databases that surround environmental monitoring
  • Analysts and IT specialists working with EHS data

Funding is open until December 31, 2020 – placements are limited.

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ECO Canada‘s employment funding programs were created to stimulate skill development, business growth and workforce advancement. Let us help you do that. Applications take only 20 minutes.

Funding ends soon. Reach out to ECO Canada at pathways@eco.ca with any questions, or view their website for more information.

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