Funding available for work placements in food processing facilities
The Career Focus program will contribute 50% funding up to $20,000 towards work placements in food processing facilities. Employers must offer work terms of between 4 and 8 months at a full-time capacity of at least 30 hours per week. All occupations are eligible for funding, including but not limited to placements in:
- Business Administration
- Marketing , Promotion, and Sales
- Quality Assurance & Food Safety
- Processing Operations
- Product Development
- Food Science
Eligible candidates must be post-secondary graduates who are between 15 and 30 years old, unemployed, not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, and have Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee status.
Application intake begins Thursday May 2, 2013. Positions are limited, and INAC Services urges employers to apply as soon as possible.
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