A BETTER WORLD STARTS WITH YOU
 

The United Nations Association in Canada offers a range of diverse programming across Canada and internationally that furthers our mandate of growing global citizens. Your involvement and support are crucial to our work and always appreciated.

Our charitable registration number is: 11927-6855 RR0001

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Phone:  (613) 232-5751

Email: [email protected]

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Green Spaces Employers

Green Spaces is a youth employment programme that places students in organizations across the country to elevate their knowledge, passion, and experience working in the green economy.

BENEFITS OF BEING A GREEN SPACES EMPLOYER PARTNER :

  • A wage subsidy (approximately 50%) for the duration of your Green Spaces participant’s employment at your organization

  • Access to a pool of talented and motivated students

  • Connections to like-minded and innovative organizations across Canada

  • Membership in a national network of industry leaders

Over 400 employer partners

Over 850 youth placed

Interested in hiring a Green Spaces participant?

Email the Regional Coordinator nearest you!

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
 

  • Not-for- profit organizations

  • Private-sector companies

  • Municipal governments, provincial and territorial governments, institutions, agencies, and Crown Corporations

  • Indigenous organizations (including band councils, tribal councils, and self-governing entities);

  • Post-secondary institutions or research labs

REGIONAL COORDINATORS:

 

Nathan Adams [email protected] Northern Territories

Maggie Hall [email protected] Vancouver

Lisa Rosenberg [email protected] Alberta

Tzigane Ludwig [email protected] Saskatoon

Abdal Qeshta [email protected] Winnipeg

Estela Ulloa [email protected] Toronto

Yolande Winegarden [email protected] Ottawa

Oula Hajjar [email protected] Montreal

Tamara-Jeanne Dubé  [email protected] Quebec City​

Julie Balasalle [email protected] Halifax and the Atlantic Provinces

Employer Testimonials

The application process for Green Spaces was quite simple to access and allowed us to meet our goals for summer programs. The staff administering the grant were very helpful in securing the funding and flexible with our program needs. This additional funding has enabled us to increase our capacity to deliver hands on environmental programming for high school students in Peel Region.

TORONTO REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

Green Spaces Employer Partner