Get Youth Working is Back!

Helping BC Youth improve existing skills and

gain new ones through practical experience and training.

Connecting BC Youth to employment opportunities.

 getYouthworking

The Program offers employers a $2,800 hiring incentive to hire eligible youth 15 to 29 years of age. Additionally, employers may request up to $1,000 to purchase training for the newly hired youth.

Tel: (250) 861-3100 TF: 1 (877) 866-3100

 Press Release:

Bowman Employment Services is pleased to announce that the Get Youth Working! Program has received NEW funding and is now available in specified regions of BC.

This Program, funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Job Fund, offers employers in specified regions a $2,800 hiring incentive to hire eligible youth 15 to 29 years of age. Additionally, employers may request up to $1,000 to purchase training for the newly hired youth.

The Program is open employers and youth if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

EMPLOYER Criteria:
•    Eligible regions: Cariboo, Kootenay, North Coast and Nechako, Northeast, Thompson-Okanagan, and Vancouver Island / Coast
•    In business for a minimum of one year
•    In good standing with WorkSafeBC
•    Must employ new hire for a minimum of 3 months and 30 hours/week
•    Employers will not qualify if employee is hired prior to signing a Get Youth Working Funding Agreement

NEW HIRE Criteria:
•    Unemployed, 15 – 29 years of age
•    Has not applied for EI, not currently receiving and must not have received EI within the past 36 months; or 60 months for a parental claim
•    Not a full-time student or returning to school
•    Is a resident of BC and legally entitled to work in Canada
•    Not be participating in another Canada Job Fund program

Please find attached a Get Youth Working Program Flyer.  If you would like to order Rack Cards or Posters, please complete this  GYW Literature Order Form and we will send them to you at no charge!  Please visit www.getyouthworking.ca for more information.

 

Bowman Employment Services Inc.
Get Youth Working Program
Web: www.getyouthworking.ca
email: gyw@bowmanemployment.com
Tel: (250) 861-3100 TF: 1 (877) 866-3100

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