Summer jobs blooming in Weston

Summer-job seekers got some good news this week from the feds and Mike Sullivan’s office: 88 young people will be hired with $250,000 in funding.

About 31 local organizations are getting money to hire students between 15 and 30 years old. The groups include the following groups from Weston:

  • York West Active Living Centre,
  • For Youth Initiative
  • Boys and Girls Club of Weston-Mount Dennis

  • Westpark Health
  • The Learning Enrichment Foundation
  • Weston King Neighbourhood Centre
  • Somali Immigrant Aid Organization
  • Northwood Neighbourhood Services
  • Unison Health
  • Frontlines

The funding for the jobs has come from the Canada Summer Jobs program, which gives a 100% wage subsidies to not-for-profits, and a 50% wage subsidy to businesses, who hire for jobs that support local services and priorities.

Interested students can contact Mike Sullivan’s office.

 

Author: Adam Norman

I am raising my two children in Weston.