Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages (employers)

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Creative Arts, Culture and Heritage


Academic Unit: Inquire with your unit

Memorial Deadline: Friday 29th, January 2021

External Deadline: Wednesday 3rd, February 2021


YCW gives youth an opportunity to develop an awareness of our country’s achievements and diversity, to connect with Canadians in other regions, and to gain an awareness of the values associated with citizenship and Canadian identity, while gaining valuable work experience and skills.

Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages is a short-term job program. Eligible employers may benefit from salary subsidies and access to a pool of talented youth with innovative ideas and competitive skills.

Positions last from six to 16 weeks and students must work 30 to 40 hours per week. Students with a disability are eligible for part-time positions.

Transportation and accommodation costs

Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages will pay the cost of one round trip between the student’s permanent residence and workplace for students who must travel at least 125 km from their permanent residence to their job site. The program also offers an allowance for housing costs incurred by a participant who has to pay rent.

Additional information can be found here.

Funding Sources

Government of Canada

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: January 5, 2021