Hiring Incentives

Wondering if there is any help for hiring employees… well here you find incentives just for that! Check them out – we may be able to assist you.

Employer Hiring Incentive

What it is

A $2-per-hour hiring incentive for employers who hire a student during the summer.  Apply to an Employment Ontario office (offering summer jobs service) in your community

Who can apply

Private, not-for-profit or broader public sector employers operating and offering a summer job in Ontario to students age 15 to 30 who are returning to school in the fall.

Employer incentives for hiring students

Hire a student! Today’s youth bring energy, technological savvy and a global perspective to our workplaces. If you are considering hiring a youth or student for the summer, or longer, there are also great financial incentives available!

Hiring Incentives for Employers

Take advantage of various tax incentives, funding options and programs available for businesses, not-for-profits and public sector organizations who hire students, young innovators and youth talent.

Job Matching, Placement & Incentive Services

Job Matching, Placement & Incentive Services is under the Employment Ontario programming, funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities.

Your business may be entitled to a training incentive for NEW employees!

The needs and duration of his/her training period will determine the amount in which you are entitled. If you are interested, we register your business and provide ongoing support before, during and after the placement.

Also, if the new employee is hurt/injured during the placement contract, you may choose to file the claim under either your own coverage or under the Ministry’s WSIB coverage. If you file claims under the Ministry’s WSIB, the experience ratings and premiums for your own coverage will not be affected.

Eligibility requirements:

Potential clients must be unemployed (or under-employed), not in receipt of WSIB, not in school full time and at least 16 years of age. Also they cannot be a direct relative to the employer and/or supervisor.

Positions CAN be part-time and/or alternative education students as long as they are 16 or older.

It is our recommendation that clients participate in employment readiness workshops (i.e. Employer Expectations, Customer Service, WHMIS, etc.) and attend regular appointments with their Case Manager, prior to beginning a placement or job trial. This process can ensure that they are “job ready” and on the right path to becoming a great addition to your working team!

Allow us to help you find the right fit for your business!

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is working to build strong, prosperous northern communities and we are pleased to offer unique programs to help foster hope and opportunity across Northern Ontario. We’re ready to invest in you. Together we can build a brighter future for all northerners.



This Employment Ontario Service is funded by the Ontario Government.


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