2015 Rural Summer Jobs Service

Thank you for your interest in the Rural Summer Jobs Service.

Approval letters for the 2015 Rural Summer Jobs Service have now been sent either by email, fax or mail. Please keep your approval letter and use the file # assigned on this letter in all future correspondence.

Once you have received your approval letter, please print and return the Student Eligibility Checklists within 5 days of hiring the student and the Claim form at the end of the work term:

If you applied to the program and don't receive a letter by June 12, 2015, please contact:

Rural Summer Jobs Service program at 1-877-424-1300
or
Email us at rsjs.omafra@ontario.ca

Important Dates

April 1, 2015: First day of eligibility for subsidized employment for student positions
April 30, 2015: Deadline for submission of Employer Application forms
May 2015: Student Checklist and Claim forms posted on this webpage
May 29, 2015: Applicants will be notified of application status and number of positions approved
July 31, 2015: Deadline for submission of the Student Eligibility Checklists
September 30, 2015: Last day of eligibility for subsidized employment for student positions
October 23, 2015: Deadline for submission of Employer Claim forms either by email, fax or by mail

More Information

Rural Summer Jobs Service
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
1 Stone Road West, 4th Floor NW
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4Y2
Fax: (519) 826-3170
Email: rsjs.omafra@ontario.ca

This program is part of the Ontario government's Ontario Summer Jobs Strategy to assist students across Ontario.

For other summer employment programs click on the Ontario Summer Jobs Strategy, or contact the Employment Ontario hotline at 1-800-387-5656.


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: Manager, Program Operations Unit, Rural Programs Branch/OMAFRA
Creation Date: 13 February 2013
Last Reviewed: 19 May 2015