Student Summer Skill Incentive (SKILL)
PO Box 578, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2S9
Access a wage subsidy to help reduce the cost of hiring post-secondary students for quality summer jobs if you work for a non-profit or registered charity.
SKILL helps registered charities and societies offer summer jobs to post-secondary students.
Eligible employers can hire students for terms of 8-14 weeks in the summer. You’ll receive a subsidy of $9.10 per hour ($10.10 if the student is a member of designated diversity group) for the wages you pay to your student employees.
Designated diversity groups are:
Organizations can apply for the subsidy if they:
If your organization is registered in the online Labour Market Programs Support System (LaMPSS), you can apply now.