Youth Employment Fund

The purpose of this program is to provide youth with an entry point to long-term employment.  The program provides paid placements of between 4-6 months in length.  Participants in the program can expect to gain relevant work experience and training opportunities.

The types of jobs and industries that we have currently placed youth in include:

  • Trucking
  • Hair salons
  • Bakeries
  • Naturopathic clinics
  • Food service/restaurants
  • Eco energy
  • Automotive and car detailing
  • Dental services
  • Coffee shops
  • Cleaning

Eligibility:

  • 15-29 years old
  • Resident of Ontario
  • Unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week
  • Not attending an educational or training institute full-time

For more information about this program please contact PQ Employment Services at 613-288-3880

Youth Employment Fund (Employers)

Employers in the program can expect to receive the following supports:

  • Access to youth who are motivated, qualified and meet YOUR hiring needs
  • Access to up to $7,800 in hiring and training incentives
  • Support in retaining employees

For more information about this program please contact PQ Employment Services at 613-288-3880.