PROJECT TYPES AND COST

Subscription/Membership

All employers must pay an annual subscription fee of $150 to participate in the Youth Entrepreneurship  Pathway and Job Creation (YEPJC) program, which consists of different projects.

Project Types and Administration Cost

SummerWave Up to 8 weeks Administration costs CAD 800 per youth placement
The government pays 100% of the salary (minimum wage), and the Employer will only pay the additional wage above the minimum wage and Mandatory Employment Related Costs (MERCs) (if applicable).
CareerCatalyst Up to 16 weeks Administration costs CAD 1350 per youth placement
The Government pays less than 100% of the minimum wage, Employers will pay the remaining percentage and Mandatory Employer Related Costs (MERCs) (if applicable). Government may pay 50 – 80% of the youth’s salary in such cases.
GreenStride Up to 32 weeks Administration costs (TBD) per youth placement (Sustainability Jobs)
The Government pays less than 100% of the minimum wage, Employers will pay the remaining percentage and Mandatory Employer Related Costs (MERCs) (if applicable). Government may pay 50 – 80% of the youth’s salary in such cases.
GreenGrowth Up to 48 weeks Administration costs (TBD) per youth placement (Sustainability Jobs)
The Government pays less than 100% of the minimum wage, Employers will pay the remaining percentage and Mandatory Employer Related Costs (MERCs) (if applicable). Government may pay 50 – 80% of the youth’s salary in such cases.
EarthElevate Up to 52 weeks Administration costs (TBD) per youth placement (Sustainability Jobs)
The Government pays less than 100% of the minimum wage, Employers will pay the remaining percentage and Mandatory Employer Related Costs (MERCs) (if applicable). Government may pay 50 – 80% of the youth’s salary in such cases.
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