Job Creation Partnership

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This program provides support to organizations for up to 52 weeks to deliver local activities, which either include a work experience component, or guarantee employment at the end of the project. Work experience projects may also include a skills development component.

This program supports unemployed individuals by providing work experience and training to obtain meaningful long-term employment.

Funding may be available for:

  • Wages for supervisors
  • Project overhead costs
  • Supplies
  • Equipment rentals
  • License fees
  • Administrative costs
  • Tuition or course costs

These costs must be included in the proposal submitted to the Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) Regional Service Centre.

Available Funding

There is no maximum allowable funding, it is dependent on regional budgets, available funding and regional approvals. 


There is no deadline to apply. This program can be accessed at any time.


Eligible applicant organizations are boards, agencies, municipal governments, Indigenous organizations, non-profit groups, businesses, employer/employee associations and post-secondary institutions.

Eligible projects include the following group skills training:

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Upgrading
  • Workplace essential skills
  • Life skills
  • Employment readiness programs
  • Pre-employment training courses
  • Skill-specific training programs

Project organization’s proposal must have:

  • A minimum of two (2) community partners; and
  • Each partner must represent a different community component (such as Municipality, Indigenous Governments, Employer, etc.).

How to apply

Contact your ECE Regional Service Centre for an application.

All proposals or applications are to be submitted to the ECE Regional Service Centre.

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