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Friday, March 02, 2012

Hire a Student

This summer consider hiring a student.  You can tap into a source of motivated, talented and energetic young people who are ready and willing to work, while at the same time; provide your business with extra help to get the job done.

The Provincial Government is investing in student employment in Northern Ontario through the Summer Jobs Service program delivered by the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines.  The Summer Jobs Service can help you by providing a $2.00 subsidy per hour incentive to hire young people.

You can receive funding of up to a maximum of 560 hours per position, for example, 35 hours per week for 16 weeks at $2.00 per hour.  Subsidized placements must not begin before April 1, 2012 and must not extend past September 30, 2012.  There is no minimum number of weeks.  Students must be between the ages of 15 and 30 upon commencement of employment.

We invite you to participate in the Summer Jobs Service initiative.  Application forms can be found on our website:

You can fill out the application online and submit it by e-mail.  You also have the option to print your completed application and submit it to your local Ministry of Northern Development and Mines office by fax, mail, or drop off.   Please submit your application before April 30, 2012.

If you would like a paper version of the application form, please contact the Northern Development Office nearest to you and one will be faxed or mailed.  If you require further information, please do not hesitate to call.