Hometown Green Team grant applications are available for organizations to hire youth for jobs this summer.
Green Team grants allow communities to hire youth aged 15 to 29 to work on community projects between May 1st and August 31st. Eligible recipients include non-profit organizations. Priority is given to child and youth recreation and volunteer projects as well as projects that hire Indigenous youth, visible minority youth and youth with disabilities and projects located in northern Manitoba. Non-profit organizations received 100 percent of wage costs and 250 dollars per position for support costs. Municipal governments receive 50 percent of wage costs and 125 dollars per position for support costs on a cost shared basis.
The deadline for applications is January 22nd. For more information on Green Team applications visit www.manitoba.ca/greenteam.