Current Programs/Events


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Hiring Events | Aboriginal Youth Connections | Project Protégé Mentorship Program | Youth Advisory Committee

Blaney Contracting

Blaney Contracting is hiring labourers for residential exterior work including installing roofing and siding. Open to youth aged 15 plus. A drivers license is preferred, but arrangements can be made for carpooling. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided by the employer. Blaney Contracting will be at YEC on Thursday, July 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Youth are encouraged to drop in and apply.

KFC

Looking for a summer job? Youth ages 15-24 are invited drop in to the Youth Employment Centre on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 between 1 – 4 p.m. to speak with a recruiter about opportunities at KFC. Recruiters will be hiring on the spot for immediate openings.

McDonald’s

McDonald’s is hiring. Youth ages 15-24 are invited to drop in to the Youth Employment Centre on Thursday, August 13 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Youth should dress for success and bring a resume.

Calgary Winter Club

The Calgary Winter Club is hiring for their restaurant and sports bar. Youth ages 15-24 are invited to drop in to the Youth Employment Centre on Thursday, August 20th, 2015 between 1 – 4 p.m. Bring a resume and be prepared for interviews on the spot.

Starbucks

Attend an information session with a Starbucks recruiter. Youth ages 15-24 are invited to attend the session at the Youth Employment Centre on Thursday, August 27th, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames are recruiting energetic, enthusiastic individuals to join their concessions team! Youth ages 15-24 can bring their resume and be prepared for on the spot interviews. Drop in to the Youth Employment Centre between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Friday September 11th, 2015.





YEC's Aboriginal Youth Connections Group provides Aboriginal youth the opportunity to meet weekly and learn about community, culture and employment. The group is also a great way for participants to meet new friends and create a positive network for continued success.

The Aboriginal Youth Connections Group will meet weekly starting Monday April 27th from 11:30-1:00 pm and a light lunch will be provided

Click here for the Aboriginal Youth Connections poster.

Click here to view the Weekly Event poster.


Project Protégé - Mentorship Program

Wondering what your next step will be after graduation?

Are you currently enrolled in social work, human services or recreation at the University of Calgary, Rocky Mountain College, or Mount Royal University?

Consider applying for The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre's Mentorship Program! As a participant, you will have the opportunity to interact with and utilize the expertise of a City of Calgary mentor who works in your field, make contacts, and gain hands-on experience and information for your potential occupation or field of interest.

We are currently recruiting participants for the 2015/16 Mentorship Program. If you are under the age of 25 and are enrolled in Social Work, Human Services, or Recreation, this may be a good fit for you! Participants will be required to attend mandatory training sessions on Saturday, October 17th, 2015 from 9:00-1:00pm and Saturday, January 16th, 2016 from 9:00-1:00pm. Additionally, participants will be asked to attend a Kick-Off event, monthly Mentor and YEC Employment Advisor meetings, and Employment Preparation Workshops.

The deadline for applications is September 30, 2015. Please note that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply:

1) Complete the online application form.
2) Email your résumé as an attachment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information:

1) Review the student marketing package
2) Review the Outline of Divisions and Positions in Community & Neighbourhood Services
3) Watch the Project Protégé Video

For additional information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Youth Advisory Committee

The Youth Advisory Committee is now accepting applications for 2015-2016!

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is a group of enthusiastic and motivated young people between the ages of 15 - 24 interested in volunteering for The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre. This volunteer group runs through the school year, September 2015 - June 2016. Volunteers will be given the opportunity to identify and understand the unique career and employment needs of Calgary's youth and seek solutions to those needs.

For more information and to apply, click here.

 
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