Hometown Green Team grant applications are now available for organizations to hire youth for summer jobs in Manitoba. Green Team provides grants to hire youth ages 15 to 29 to work on community projects between May 1st and August 31st. Eligible recipients include non-profit organizations and rural municipalities. Priority is given to children and youth recreation and volunteer projects as well as projects that hire Indigenous youth, visible minority youth and youth with a disability as well as projects located in northern Manitoba and in areas of demonstrated need.
Non-profit organizations receive 100 percent of wage costs and up to 250 dollars per position for support costs. Municipal governments receive 50 percent of wage costs and up to 125 dollars per position for support costs on a cost shared basis. For more information on the Hometown Green Team visit their website www.manitoba.ca/greenteam.html.