Youth Employment Placement Program

Youth Employment Placement Program (YEPP) program supports the hiring of youth (e.g. 30 years old or younger) in STEM or natural resources related roles in Canada’s environmental sector. The funding is for paid full-time work terms between 6-12 months in length. This program is currently closed.

How Much Funding?

- Up to 75% of wages up to $22,500
- Up to $30,000 for placements in Northern, Rural or Remote location

Who Qualifies?

Eligible Environmental job Candidate:
- Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or have Refugee status
- Post-secondary graduates across Canadian provinces are eligible as well as High School graduates in Territories.
- Between 15-30 years of age.

Eligible Activities & Expenditures

Hire youth aged 15-30 in stem or natural resource related roles

Program Deadline

Currently fully allocated for Fiscal Year 2020-21.



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