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Hiring Events | Project Protégé Mentorship Program | Jump $tart

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.

Calgary Winter Club

The Calgary Winter Club is hiring for their restaurant and sports bar. Youth ages 15-24 are invited to drop in between 1 and 4 p.m. Bring a resume and be prepared for interviews on the spot. Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Youth Employment Centre

RCMP

Youth are welcome to meet one-on-one with an RCMP recruiter from 1-4 p.m. Find out the best education and experience for the job and the real facts on working for the RCMP. Friday, September 18, 2015 at the Youth Employment Centre

Nannies on Call

Youth interested in the childcare field can come and learn about being a nanny. How can being a nanny launch your childcare career? What are the benefits of nannying with an agency?  Come to YEC on Thursday, September 24 at 1:30 p.m. to find out.

Canadian Armed Forces - Naval Reserves

Youth aged 15-24 are invited to attend a presentation at 1:30 p.m. about working for the Canadian Armed Forces - Naval Reserves. Talk to a recruiter about the opportunities, educational benefits and application process. Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Youth Employment Centre



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 September 21st 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.


Jump $tart is a free program for high school students interested in developing their employment skills.

Jump $tart involves active learning workshops and guest speakers to improve employment readiness and build confidence for job search and the workplace.

Please join us on Thursdays from 4-6pm, October 1- November 26, 2015 at the Village Square Library (2623 56th Street NE). Registration is required.

The benefits!

  • Meet new people
  • A résumé which highlights your skills and abilities
  • Support from staff and access to Youth Employment Centre resources
  • Increased employment readiness, and confidence for job search
  • Light snacks and refreshments during workshops

Want to join Jump $tart?

  1. Complete the application form. (Microsoft Word Version   |   PDF Version)
  2. Submit application to the information desk at the Village Square Branch, Calgary Public Library (2623 56th Street NE).

Jump $tart is being offered by the City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre. The Youth Employment Centre (YEC) provides career and employment services to Calgary youth ages 15 to 24. All YEC resources and services offered to youth are free.

For more information on the program, contact 403-268-2490 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 
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