UNA-Canada is now accepting applications for its Canada Green Corps.
Green Corps provides remarkable six-month, work-integrated learning opportunities for talented young Canadians with various employers across Canada who would like to improve their environmental sustainability. Green Corps participants work with various companies, governments, associations, universities and civil society organizations in Green Corps’ cities of focus: Vancouver, Whitehorse, Calgary, Edmonton, Yellowknife, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax.
UNA-Canada’s Green Corps provides successful applicants with invaluable, demanding, deeply meaningful work-integrated learning experience as well as a proven bridge to employment. Green Corps participants will play important roles in Canada’s greenhouse gas and greening efforts for years to come, as well as contributing in many ways to the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
The initial application deadline is 23 October 2017 at 11:59pm PST, however, participants will be able to apply throughout 2018 on a rolling basis.
Employment will begin in November-January depending on timing.
Participants must be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or person who has received Refugee status in Canada.
Green Corps is ideal for recent or soon-to-be grads looking for their first job. However, full-time students and co-op placements are not eligible.
Placements are paid – UNA-Canada provides a 64.8% wage subsidy to employers;
Applicants should have completed high school, at a minimum, but UNA-Canada seeks applications from a diverse group of youth, including those who have completed trade/technical certificates, college diplomas, CEGEP, bachelors, masters, PhD, etc.