Pathways for employers to recruit new workers – with financial support available!
As construction demand surges across the country, many employers are challenged by a need for more workers.
How the program works
Construction Career Pathways connects companies seeking workers with individuals with little to no construction experience seeking entry-level work in the civil, residential, and industrial, commercial, and institutional construction sectors, and provides financial support for these hires.
Create a free account and provide details to optimize your profile.
Apply for funding and access the $2,400 onboarding incentive for each new worker hired!
Post jobs and get automatically matched with workers in your area if you are looking to hire new talent!
New ways to hire
Our program offers 16 weeks of entry-level employment in the construction industry and helps promote workforce diversification. The Construction Career Pathways program is ideally suited to source the following workers that have little to no construction experience:
- women, members of Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities, persons with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, and those who identify as LGBTQ2+; people from equity-deserving groups who want to work in construction
- young people seeking work experience
- individuals looking for employment or looking to change careers
Construction Career Pathways Eligibility
- A registered Canadian business from the construction industry;
- Be a small or medium-sized business*;
- Willing to provide entry-level placement opportunities for individuals with limited or no work experience;
- Committed to paying the participant for the role, and have the financial capacity to pay the participant for the duration of the placement in full, as any onboarding incentive will be sent once all supporting documentation is received at the end of the placement period;
- Compliant with all federal and provincial human rights and labour legislation, regulations, and any other relevant standards including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act;
- Where legally required, responsible for Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) or alternate workplace insurance coverage.
*Have between 1-499 full time equivalent employees.
- Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial and federal legislation and regulations;
- A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada;
- Committed to working at least 16 weeks of consecutive, full time employment.
- Have little to no construction experience.
- Guarantee 16 weeks of consecutive employment;
- Be a full-time position (minimum 20 hours/week);
- Partial federal, provincial, territorial and municipal funds are permitted to be combined with financial incentives from this program as long as the source or sources of funding do not in total amount to more than 100% of the wages paid;
- Employers are responsible for following provincial tax credit guidelines where stacking with provincial tax credits will occur (employers are encouraged to consult their tax professional).
Register today to access a new network of potential employees across Canada looking to start work today.
LET’S CONNECT. Our program support team is standing by to help you and your team with the next steps of connecting to workers or helping you apply for the subsidy. Email us at email@example.com to get started today.