Summer Work Experience Program 2019-2020

2019-2020 Summer Work Experience Program Call for Proposals is now open!!

FNESC will issue each First Nation community a 2019-2020 SWEP allocation letter stating the specific funding amount to be provided, which is determined using a base amount plus per capita formula. Allocation letters have been distributed by mail and email to each First Nation community.

Proposal are due Friday, April 30, 2019 by 4:30 pm. Please submit proposals via online submission, by email to, or fax to 604-925-6097.

19-20 SWEP Program Guidelines

19-20 SWEP Proposal Form

Program Objectives

  • To help acquire skills by providing wage subsidies for their summer work experience;
  • To assist First Nations and Inuit secondary and post‐secondary students in preparation for future entry into the labour market by enabling them to obtain employment experience; and
  • To enable First Nations and Inuit youth to earn wages to help finance their post‐secondary education.

Eligible Participants

Eligible recipients are First Nations communities in the British Columbia region.  Eligible recipients may then enter into agreements with private sector and non-profit sector employers to access employment opportunities for youth.

Program Support

See full details in the SWEP Program Guidelines or contact us 604-925-6087 if you have any questions.

Technical Support

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  1. Click to open PDF file.
  2. Click on the Save button found in the Toolbar of the PDF file.
  3. Save File to Desktop.
  4. Close Internet Explorer/Chrome/FireFox/Safari.
  5. Locate the saved file on Desktop.
  6. Double Click to open the saved file.
  7. Enter information into the form.
  8. Click on the Save button.
  9. Attach the form to your email and submit.

For any help, feel free to contact Brian Howard, Information Systems Coordinator at
1-855-260-8539 or