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!
Not-for- profit organizations
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
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
Julie Balasalle [email protected] Halifax and the Atlantic Provinces
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