Youth Programs for Employers

Youth Programs for Employers

Employing Young Talent Incentive

The Employing Young Talent Incentive supports small businesses to hire youth between the ages of 15-29.

Eligible employers will receive a $1,000 incentive when they hire a job-ready youth and a $1,000 incentive for retaining that youth worker for six months.

Youth Job Link 

Youth Job Link is a year long program that offers youth between the ages of 15-29, workshops to prepare them for their first job and Employers Job Matching and Wage incentives.

 Financial Incentives and Supports may be available to:

  • Hire Youth looking to secure their first job
  • Employers can be matched with an eligible youth
  • Employers can post student positions at no cost

Workshops for Youth:

  • Resume and Cover Letter Fundamentals
  • Interview Tips and Practice
  • Employer Expectations and Soft Skills in the Workplace
  • Social Media – Ensuring a Positive Online Image
  • First Steps to Career Planning
  • Health and Safety and Labour Standards

If you are an Employer who would like to know more about the Employing Young Talent Incentive or Youth Job Link , please contact:

Miriam Baldwin at (705) 435-9821 x 111
mbaldwin@focuscdc.on.ca

Nicole King at  (705) 435-9821 x 115
nking@focuscdc.on.ca