Get Youth Working!

Employers and Youth- Check it out:
Funding available for April, May and June hires!
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Get Youth Working! Program, funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Job Fund, offers employers a $2,800 Wage Subsidy to hire eligible youth 15 to 29 years of age.

If you have any questions while completing the form please call (250) 861-3100 or toll free 1 (877) 866-3100.

To find out more about the Get Youth Working Program please visit our website at



Eligibility criteria for employer:

  • Youth must be a new hire
  • In operation for at least one year
  • In good standing with WorkSafeBC
  • Must employ youth for a minimum of 3 months
  • Must employ youth for a minimum of 30 hours per week
  • Employers will NOT qualify if employee is hired prior to signing Get Youth Working Funding Agreement


Eligibility criteria for youth: 

  • 15 to 29 years of age
  • Unemployed or underemployed (less than 20 hours a week)
  • Not a full-time student, enrolled in high school or returning to school
  • Not a participant in another provincially or federally funded labour market program
  • Resident of BC (living in BC as a Canadian, a permanent resident or a protected person) and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Not currently receiving or eligible for EI and have not received EI in the past 36 months or 60 months for a parental claim

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