Assessment Time Frame: Maximum four (4) weeks.
- To assist eligible students to prepare for future entry into labour market.
- Program focuses on providing work experience and developmental learning for in-school youth through the provision of a wage subsidy to employers.
Aboriginal Bands/Tribal Councils;
Not-for-profit employers; (less than 100 employees)
- Aboriginal & non-aboriginal companies (sole proprietors, partnerships)
- Aboriginal & non-aboriginal corporations without share capital;
- Churches and religious organizations;
- Community groups, charitable and voluntary organizations;
- Associations of workers and employers, professional and industrial organizations;
- Boards of Trade and Chambers of Commerce;
- Ad hoc groups;
- Public health and public educational institutions;
- Municipal governments;
For-profit employers; (less than 100 employees)
ALL FOR-PROFIT BUSINESSES/ORGANIZATIONS MUST BE OPERATIONAL FOR A PERIOD OF 1 YEAR OR MORE
- Aboriginal and non-aboriginal companies (sole proprietors, partnerships);
- Aboriginal & non-aboriginal corporations with share capital;
- Self-employed aboriginal persons;
- Federal corporations;
- Provincial corporations;
- Private health and private education institutions.
- Must be First Nations/Inuit;
- Should be minimal 15 years of age and returning to school
- Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of the program
- Secondary and post-secondary students;Must be registered full-time students during previous academic year and intend to return to full-time studies in the following academic year;
- Must not have another full time summer job.
Activities, Duration, & Cost
Activities: Work experience and developmental learning activities.
- 8 weeks maximum for secondary students;
- 13 weeks maximum for post-secondary students.
Eligible Costs: the following are eligible costs, subject to negotiations.
- Non-profit participant(s) wages (Maximum: Secondary minimum wage, Post Secondary $12.25 per hour;
- Profit participant(s) wages (Maximum: Secondary $5.00 per hour, Post Secondary $6 per hour;
- Mandatory employment related costs (MERCs): Canada Pension (CPP), Employment Insurance (EI), Workman’s Compensation Board Rate (WCB), and holiday pay.
Approval and Application Process:
- Program Officer reviews proposal content and poses assessment questions to sponsor.
- Projects under $50,000 are reviewed and approved internally at SASET.
- Projects $50,000 and over are reviewed internally and then approved by SASET Advisory Committee at their next convened meeting.
* It takes a minimum of four (4) weeks to assess a proposal.
* The following documents are required:
- Cover letter
- Completed and signed SCP application
- Band Council Resolution (BCR) or board motion decision sheet
- Job title(s) and job description(s) for participant(s)
- Name of supervisor(s)
- Detailed training plan (include dates, time frames, number of hours, activities and objectives)
- Specify or outline Sponsor/Partner contributions