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Hiring Events at YEC

20th Annual Youth Hiring Fair

The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre is preparing to host its 20th Annual Youth Hiring Fair! The 2017 event took place at the Big Four, Stampede Park and showcased over 80 employers from a variety of industries. 5500 youth between the ages of 15-24 attended the event, representing all skill and education levels.

The upcoming Youth Hiring Fair will take place on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 1:30 – 6 p.m. at the Big Four, Stampede Park. We are now accepting early bird registrations for employer booths. Spots are limited. (Registration is not required for youth).

To secure your booth:

  • Download the 2018 Youth Hiring Fair application form.
  • Complete, save and email the form as an attachment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • OR click here to register for your booth online.

YMCA Rocky Ridge is HIRING

Are you a life guard and swim instructor? The YMCA in Rocky Ridge is looking to hire immediately! All eligible youth candidates (16-24) are encouraged to send their resumes directly to Jennifer MacSween at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Only eligible and qualified candidates will be contacted and connected to a hiring manager. Please come to YEC for assistance in creating your targeted resume! Spots are limited for this position so be sure to apply as soon as possible!

Info Events at YEC

Career Café: Education

Do you need to be a teacher to work in the education system? What other roles are available? Join us for a noon hour talk on career opportunities that support teachers and the education community. Career Café takes place Friday, November 24 from noon- 1 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Central Library.

Career Café is presented by The Career Development Association of Alberta, The Calgary Public Library and The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre. Career Cafés take place at the Central branch of The Library (616 MacLeod Trail S.E.) and cover a variety of career development topics and labour market information throughout the year. For more information about Career Café contact Leita Blasetti at 403-268-3784.

 


Monthly Workshops

YEC offers monthly workshops to enhance your Job Search. upcoming workshops are listed below:

Resume & Cover Letter Building Workshop

Where: Calgary Youth Employment Centre, 315 10 Ave. S.E.

When: November 6, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Youth ages 15-24 can attend this workshop to learn:

  • General VS Targeted Resumes
  • What to Include in Your Resume
  • Transferable Skills
  • The Dos and Don'ts
  • Templates

Job Search Strategies Workshop

Where: Calgary Youth Employment Centre, 315 10 Ave. S.E.

When: November 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Youth ages 15-24 can attend this workshop to learn:

  • The Hidden Job Market
  • Networking
  • Job Search Methods
  • The Dos and Don'ts
  • Cold Calling
  • Applicant Tracking Systems

Interview Preparation Workshop

Where: Calgary Youth Employment Centre, 315 10 Ave. S.E.

When: November 24, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Youth ages 15-24 can attend this workshop to learn:

  • What to Wear
  • Researching
  • Interview Questions
  • The Dos and Don'ts
  • What to Bring
  • Questions to Ask
  • Behavioral Interview Questions

External Events

Occasionally we list other job or education/training opportunities offered through partnerships we have with other organizations. Click here to check for External Events