Outdoor Green Jobs – Project Learning Tree Canada

Description:

Project Learning Tree Canada is providing a 50% wage-match (up to a maximum of $5,712 / student) to employers that hire students to work in outdoor Green Jobs.

To be eligible for funding, positions must be primarily outdoors with a resource management, conservation, and/or environmental education aspect. The duration of the work experiences must be from a minimum of 8 weeks to a maximum of 16 weeks. The work experience must take place in Canada.

Employees are to be recruited by job providers. To be eligible for funding, employees must be:

* between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection;
* Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada;
* legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;
* registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year (in or outside of Canada)

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