UPDATE: Funding for 2019 is fully allocated through our Youth Employment in Natural Resources (YNR) program. All new applications, with start dates on or after April 1, 2020, will be considered for our 2020 funding. Priority will be given to Hosts supporting youth in Northern, Rural, and Remote communities.
Consider applying for our Co-op wage funding if you are looking to grow the capacity of your organization.
Host Eligibility Assessment
Employer Eligibility Assessment – Find Out If You Qualify for Funding for your New Junior Professional
ECO Canada, in partnership with the Government of Canada, is pleased to offer wage funding for employers looking to onboard young professionals. This program offer eligible employers up to 50% of salary to create meaningful environmental jobs in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or natural resources.
Grow your team capacity at a cost savings
Tap into new talent with fresh ideas
Use funding to hire multiple new positions
Be approved in as little as two days should you qualify!
Here's how the program works:
Find out if you qualify by filling out the form below
Get your approval by our customer support team
Recruit your new hire and have them apply
Our customer support team will finalize the match with your new hire
Start receiving funding installments
Is your company Canadian owned or a Canadian subsidiary?
Are you hiring for a new position that is permanent and full-time?
Is this new position related to the environment or an environmental project?