Assessment Time Frame: Minimum four (4) weeks.
- Designed to assist eligible youth (15 – 30) and youth employment projects by providing training/work experience opportunities that lead to continuing employment skills development and or future employment.
- 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.
- To assist eligible participants develop knowledge, skills and attitudes when combined with the training and work experience to assist them in career development.
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 Nation/Inuit;
- For one (1) or more participants;
- Must be working age;
- No longer required by law to attend school;
- Current employees either newly hired or employed with Employer for a longer period at risk to lose employment;
- Priority to those at risk of lay off due to technological changes in worksite, or training which will allow them to access broader range of occupation;
- Training is intended to meet current of future skill requirements.
Activities, Duration, & Cost
- Training and work experience designed to meet individual or community needs
- Activities should prepare participants for entry into labour market
- May include short certificate training (i.e. first aid)
Duration: Maximum: 52 weeks. Minimum 30 hour per week (exceptions for persons with disability).
Eligible Costs: the following are eligible costs, subject to negotiations.
- Wages for participants (maximum up to minimum wage hourly rate);
- Mandatory Employment Related Costs (MERCs) for non-profit organizations (i.e.: Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance, Workers’ Compensation Board rate, holiday pay);
- Overhead (for non-profit organizations only);
- Training costs (includes salaries of instructors or trainers, purchase of training courses, purchase of textbooks and other instructional material);
- Special Costs are negotiable (i.e. equipment rental).
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 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 original Yth application
- Band Council Resolution (BCR) or board motion decision sheet
- Job titles and detailed job descriptions for Project Manager and participants
- Detailed training plan (include dates, time frames, number of hours, activities, and objectives)
- Course outlines and locations for any off-site training
- Copy of instructors/trainers resumes
- Specify or outline Sonsor/Partner contributions