Food Futures Program

By mmuise
Description:

AFPA's Food Futures Program offers employers in the food industry wage subsidies of up to $5,000 to hire current post-secondary students and recent grads for temporary work experience placements, which can take place at any time during the year.


Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of wage subsidies of 50% (maximum subsidy $5,000).

Deadline: Continuous Intake
Eligibility:

1. Employers must hire current post-secondary students and recent grads (within 6 months) for temporary work experience placements (minimum 200 hours), which can take place at any time during the year.
2. Placements can be in any area relevant to the industry, including

nutrition and food science, agriculture, technologists, accounting and finance, human resources, IT, logistics, safety, engineering, business, etc.
Application Steps:

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Documentation Needed:

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Other Things to Note:

The Alberta Food Processors Association (AFPA) has received funding from the Alberta Government to support Work Integrated Learning placements in the food processing industry. This funding will support up to 90 student placements per year for the next 3 years.

Program Contact: https://www.foodfutures.ca/
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mmuise