Call for Expressions of Interest for AMPLIFY- Deadline May 3

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 AMPLIFY 2018 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – HOST ORGANIZATIONS 

AMPLIFY (Assisting My Potential – Labour Initiative for Youth) is a summer youth employment program offered by the Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador (CSC NL) in partnership with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour (AESL). Through providing work experience and employability skills learning sessions, AMPLIFY’s ambition is to offer some motivating, perhaps life changing, moments to targeted youth. 

HOST ORGANIZATIONS 

AMPLIFY is looking for Host Organizations that will: 

 Assist to identify eligible youth from different educational backgrounds and bring them together where possible for networking opportunities and teambuilding activities 

 Locate jobs with other employers or create employment opportunities themselves 

 Provide or arrange career and personal development learning events 

 Assist CSC NL with monitoring and feedback of the program. 

Host Organizations will generally engage groups of 2-6 youth. The emphasis is to engage youth who encounter challenges which may impact their ability to find or retain employment and who have had little previous exposure to the world of work. 

Hosts will receive an administrative fee to support this undertaking, based on the wages paid but not more than 15% of total wages paid to the youth. 

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS 

Employment periods will range generally between 25-35 hours per week and 5-8 weeks, with work being completed by the end of August. 

AMPLIFY participants may work for nonprofit organizations or private business employers. 

 Nonprofit organizations receive 100% of NL minimum wage and Mandatory Employment Related Costs; 

 Private business employers receive $9.00 towards the hourly wage rate. 

All employers must support participants to attend 25 hours of career and personal development as part of their paid employment. Career development may include CSC NL online and telephone sessions and regional gatherings in addition to sessions offered by Hosts. 

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST 

Interested in becoming an AMPLIFY Host? 

Complete the form online (http://communitysector.nl.ca/amplify/EOI) or download a PDF copy and return by fax (709-753-6112) or email (amplify@cscnl.ca). 

AMPLIFY welcomes Expressions of Interest from private businesses and nonprofit organizations. 

Expressions of Interest should be submitted by May 3, 2018. CSC NL will contact you by May 20, 2018. 

FOR INFORMATION 

Contact Corey Weir 

 Email: coreyweir@cscnl.ca or amplify@cscnl.ca 

 Telephone: (709) 753-9860 or toll-free 1-866-753-9860