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"Our company has a long term position to fill and we want to hire an ambitious Youth. 

What is available to help with the cost of on-the-job and external training?"


The Get Youth Working! Program offers eligible employers in BC a negotiated Wage Subsidy as an incentive to hire eligible youth age 16 to 29. 

The application is easy! 

You conduct your own recruiting. At any time during the recruiting process you can complete and submit an online application, which can be completed in less than 5 minutes.  The approval process is quick and easy. If you and your proposed new hire meet the program criteria, you are eligible for the funding.

No complicated paperwork! 

Upon completion of the three month work experience, the negotiated Wage Subsidy is disbursed to you.

Complete the EMPLOYER APPLICATION to see if your business and job posting are eligible! 

Is my business eligible? 

  • Youth must be aged 16 to 29

  • In operation for at least one year

  • In good standing with WorkSafeBC

  • Must employ youth for a minimum of 3 months with preference given to long-term positions over 6 months (non-seasonal employment)

  • Employers will NOT qualify if employee is hired prior to signing Get Youth Working Funding Agreement between Employer and Bowman Employment Services Inc.


Does my business qualify?  


It takes less than 5 minutes to apply!

*An employer application is required for the 2023-2024 program.​

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The overall experience with the program was very user-friendly with a great staff supporting the set-up on the back end. The idea is fantastic and allows our company to move forward with our hiring strategy to help accomplish our vision.

Barry Hartman, Co-Founder 505 Junk

The Get Youth Working! Program provides excellent support in funding and allowed our company the opportunity to open a position for a youth and train her to become a part of our Property Management team.

Warren Kent, Executive Vice President Terra Crest Property Management Corporation


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