Looking for some summer jobs this year? You’ll be happy to know that the Government of Canada has got your back, with over 150,000 opportunities available. The record-breaking number covers jobs from coast to coast, and in a variety of different sectors. Here is a little more information.
Canadians between the ages of 15 and 30 will be able to apply for a wide range of jobs. There are both full-time and part-time positions available, and applicants will need to be able to work for at least 6 weeks. The jobs themselves vary widely, from marketing and public relations to landscaping and farm labour. So, whatever skillset or interest you have, you can probably find a job to match it!
We barely scratched the surface of the job postings, but we’ve already found some pretty interesting opportunities. You could spend the summer as a tennis instructor, a kayak tour guide, a marketing analyst, or as an orchard worker. Of course, this is just a small sample of the hundreds, if not thousands, of job options on the site. You can search for a job based on its description, or where you live, so it’s also convenient to get started.
The massive program is partly thanks to a number of government subsidies, which can cover up to 75% of the minimum wage for for-profit companies, and 100% of the wage for non-profits. The hope is that through the summer jobs program, young Canadians will be able to discover new careers, gain new experiences, and of course, make some money (either for school or otherwise).
To learn more about the Canada Summer Jobs program, and start your own search, just click here! Happy job hunting, folks!