The Government of Canada has announced it will start accepting applications for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program.
For many years, Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) has been helping employers such as yourself create much-needed summer job opportunities for young Canadians, while strengthening local economies and communities across Canada.
Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) application is now open with an application deadline of February 24, 2020. For the application guide please click here.
The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) helps employers create much-needed summer job opportunities for young Canadians, while strengthening local economies and communities across Canada.
Funding opportunities are available to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees under the CSJ program. As of 2019, funded employers are no longer restricted to hiring students: all youth aged 15 to 30 years may be eligible participants. To see the full overview please click here.
To access the Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Grants and Contributions Online Services (GCOS) please click here to learn more.
For the step-by-step process to create a GCOS account, click here.
This is a one-time process, but may take a few weeks to complete. Once your account is active you can use it to apply for ESDC’s grants and contributions programs. For the full funding guideline please click here.
Please note the following key dates:
- Applications are due by February 24, 2020.
- The earliest job start date is May 11, 2020.
- The latest job start date is July 20, 2020.
- The latest job end date is August 28, 2020.
- The latest date to submit a payment claim is 30 days following the completion of the CSJ-funded work placement.