The objective of the Summer Career Placement (SCP) program is to enable young people residing in urban areas to acquire work experience in their field of study.
PROMOTER – EMPLOYER
The promoter-employer must satisfy the following criteria:
- Be a private sector employer and/or a legally recognized non-profit organisation;
- Have physical premises from which it operates;
- Provide work experience, enriching training and positive supervision;
- Be able to contribute to the participant’s salary as described in the grid below according to type of organisation;
- Enclose a copy of the job description for each position;
- Provide work experience related to the student’s field of study.
PARTICIPANT – STUDENT
The participant-student must satisfy the following criteria:
- The participant must be a full-time student and have the intention of returning to full-time education (1) in the fall. Written proof from the school is required or complete the “Attestation with the intention of returning to school”;
- Be fifteen (15) + years old before July 1 of the current year;
- Be a secondary, college or university student;
- The summer job must be related to the participant’s field of study;
- Provide a copy of the last report card; / transcripts
- Student must have a permanent address in an urban area.
(1) Be enrolled for four (4) courses or more at post-secondary level, or have a minimum of twenty (20) hours of courses at secondary level.
Wage contributions from the employer are mandatory. The FNHRDCQ will contribute according to the following terms:
|Type of organisation||FNHRDCQ contribution|
|Non-profit organisation||90% of the participant’s hourly rate, up to a maximum of the current minimum wage + one (1) dollar.|
|Private organisation||75% of the participant’s hourly rate, up to a maximum of the current minimum wage + one (1) dollar.|
Mandatory Employer Related Costs (MERC)
The employer covers mandatory employment related costs.
All other non-mandatory expenses such as union dues, contribution to pension plans and life insurance, and administrative costs payable by the employer and/or the employee are not subsidized by this measure.
Duration of Projects
The project duration will be a maximum of sixteen (16) weeks and the end of the project shall not exceed the last Friday of August.
Employment must be for at least thirty (30) hours a week, and must not exceed forty (40) hours a week.
Terms and conditions
- The jobs must not lead to the dismissal of a current employee or volunteer worker, or to the replacement of an employee who has been laid off and is awaiting recall, or who is absent as a result of a work stoppage or employment dispute ;
- Dual funding for the jobs created, via other contributions or government subsidies, is prohibited ;
- All applications will be considered using a client-based approach ;
- Contributions are conditional upon the agreement of the client’s community of origin;
- Employment may not go beyond the beginning of the current school year.
Presentation and Processing of Applications
The STUDENT must meet an employment counsellor to assess his/her employment possibilities and open or update his file with the service by the second week of June. The PROMOTER must complete the application form and attach a job description. Deadline to receive requests is the second Friday in June.
Please follow the link for more information http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/epb/yi/yep/programs/scpp.shtml