N.B. MEMBERS: GET UP TO $10,000 FOR NEW YOUTH HIRES

Close-up of young waiter giving fast food tray to young couple

New Brunswick restaurateurs can get reimbursed up to $10,000 for each young person they employ between the ages of 18 and 29. This new program aims to help unemployed or underemployed youth gain work experience.

Close-up of young waiter giving fast food tray to young couple

Who’s eligible?
Youth aged 18 to 29 who are:

  • unemployed;
  • high school students not pursuing post-secondary education; or
  • working under 15 hours per week.

How does it work?
Participating restaurateurs can be reimbursed up to $10,000 per employee for 30 hours of employment during 26 consecutive weeks of work. As an employer, you can sign up with the Department of Post-Secondary Education and Training (PETL) to find youth already registered. You can also contact PETL to qualify new employees you have recruited yourself. Get more information about your regional program.