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Employer Events: Fitness Industry Career Café

 Energized by health and fitness? Find out if the fitness industry is a fit for you!

Come to the Central Branch of The Calgary Public Library from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 13 to learn about careers in the fitness industry. Speakers are from The Calgary Winter Club, Breathe Hot Yoga and The City of Calgary. Learn about the opportunities available, education required, and the personal attributes suited to a career in fitness.

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 will take place at the Central branch of The Library and will cover a variety of career development topics and labour market information throughout the year. This event is free and does not require registration. For more information about Career Café contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 403-268-3784.

Information Event

Drop-in with the Residential and Commercial Installers and Servicers Program

A representative from McBride Career Group will be at The Youth Employment Centre to share information about their Residential and Commercial Installer and Servicer program. Youth aged 15-24 can drop in to learn more about this free program from 1:30-4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. This is a joint program with SAIT and participants will learn how to install and service a variety of interior and exterior prefabricated products such as windows, doors, cabinets, decks, etc and it includes a work experience. The program starts in June of 2016.

Discovering Your Opportunities

Discovering Your Opportunities, a four week summer employment and life skills program for pregnant or parenting moms ages 15-19, runs from July 4-29, 2016. This program is a great opportunity for youth to achieve high school credits, earn some money, and gain valuable work experiences. Classroom topics include career planning, employer expectations, workplace safety, job search strategies, and some fun activities. With a focus on the work experience placement, participants are matched with a business and will work at that business part-time for the duration of the program.

Want to apply for DYO?

  1. Complete the application form.
  2. Submit the application to the Youth Employment Centre (315 10th Ave SE) in person or by fax at 403-268-2383.

Discovering Your Opportunities is supported through a partnership between The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre, Calgary Board of Education Louise Dean Centre, Catholic Family Service and local employers. For more information contact 403-268-2406.

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