FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
YORKTON, SK - With 77 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) applicants in Yorkton-Melville approved for federal funding, Member of Parliament Cathay Wagantall would like to remind youth between the ages of 15 and 30 that these employers are actively hiring for this spring/summer.
“A total of 219 jobs are being partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs in Yorkton-Melville this year,” said Wagantall. “While only 77 projects (some with requests for funding for more than one job) received funding of the more than 160 approved applications, I am pleased to see that many employers in Yorkton-Melville are able to take opportunity of the CSJ program throughout our riding.”
The hiring period for CSJ 2022 is underway and will run until July 24, 2022. Employers who will receive CSJ funding were contacted earlier in April, with employees able to start working as early as April 25, 2022. In Yorkton-Melville, CSJ applications were assessed on an individual basis by Employment and Social Development Canada to ensure that employers, projects, and job activities align with program objectives, meet the program eligibility criteria, and represent quality work placements for youth.
To connect potential employees with Canada Summer Jobs postings, youth are encouraged to visit jobbank.gc.ca/youth and the Job Bank mobile app which will be updated on a regular basis.
Canada Summer Jobs is part of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to help young people get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market. CSJ is delivered by Employment and Social Development Canada.
The program provides wage subsidies to private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, not-for-profit organizations, and public sector organizations to create quality summer work experiences for young people between the ages of 15 and 30.
For more information:
Office of Cathay Wagantall, MP