Summer Employment Experience Development (SEED)

Program Description

Provides secondary and post-secondary students with work experience during the summer break.

Eligible Participants

In addition to those previously mentioned in the Eligibility Requirements,

  • Participants must be between 16-29 years old

  • Full-time student in the preceding academic year

  • Intend to return full-time in the next academic year

Eligible Employers

To be eligible to apply as a sponsor of an ACESS project, an eligible organization or employer is defined as one that has been in existence and fully operational for at least 6 months as demonstrated by:

  • Registration with Revenue Canada

  • Banking and Operations (payroll, administration, production, sales,etc.)

  • Proof of Insurance Coverage (WSIB/CNESST Comprehensive General Liability) for participating for the duration of the funded activity at a level appropriate to the activities to be undertaken

Financial Assistance may include:

  • Wages of the participants up to the Ontario minimum wage level

  • Merc (NFPs)

Duration:

20-40 hours/week, Minimum: 6 weeks  •  Maximum: 18 weeks

 

Best Matches

Program Description

Provides secondary and post-secondary students with work experience during the school year.

Eligible Participants

In addition to those previously mentioned in the Eligibility Requirements,

  • Participants must be between 16-29 years old

  • Full-time student in the current academic year

Eligible Employers

Financial Assistance may include:

  • Must provide quality experience that prepares students for future labour market participation; and

  • Necessary supervision, learning and work experience

Duration:

20-40 hours/week, Minimum: 6 weeks  •  Maximum: 18 weeks

  • Wages of the participants up to the Ontario minimum wage level

  • Merc (NFPs)

 

College Prep & Life Skills

Program Description

Provides secondary students with 5-6 weeks of summer programming that includes academic, career, and hands-on classes and 30-40 hours of job shadowing.

Eligible Participants

In addition to those previously mentioned in the Eligibility Requirements,

  • Full-time student in the preceding academic year

  • Intend to return full-time in the next academic year

Eligible Employers

  • Must provide quality experience that prepares students for future labour market participation; and

  • Necessary supervision, learning and work experience

Financial Assistance may include:

  • Bi-weekly stipends

Duration:

5-6 weeks

 

Youth Workshops

Program Description

Provides career-based workshops including basic certification and information on career/educational opportunities.

Eligible Participants

In addition to those previously mentioned in the Eligibility Requirements,

  • Students must be 16 years old

Duration:

Varies

 

ACESS | Akwesasne Career & Employment Support Services |  Mon-Fri 9:00am to 3:00pm