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Ontario Job Creation Partnerships

About the program

Eligible employers can apply for funding for projects that give work experience to unemployed Ontarians, help their community and benefit their local economy. Job seekers, also known as participants, can work on projects that:

  • benefit the community or local economy
  • add recent work experience to their resume
  • develop or enhance employable skills
  • provide networking opportunities

This experience may increase their chances of finding long-term employment.

Project requirements

Employers can sponsor a project that meets the following requirements:

  • Participants must gain meaningful work experience that will increase the chances of finding long term, sustainable employment
  • Projects must not be longer than 52 weeks
  • The project activities must be distinct and not part of the organization’s normal day-to-day operations
  • Activities must have a defined start and end date

Find more information HERE: https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-job-creation-partnerships