Employer's Role

What is the Employer’s Role:
The employer is responsible for providing a safe working environment, ensuring appropriate supervision and for working with the teacher to maximize the benefits of the student’s learning experience.

Where organized labour is present, the union representative assists with the planning of worthwhile learning activities for the student including the role of the union and related issues in the workplace.

What are the Costs?
The costs to the participating employer and student are minimal. Because Coop is an educational program, students do not receive a wage or salary, the receive credits.

Funding assistance from the school board is available to support eligible students with transportation as well as health and safety needs.