Youth Services

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The Youth Employment Centre (YEC) provides career and employment services to Calgary youth ages 15 to 24. In collaboration with local business and various other youth-serving agencies, YEC provides youth with numerous career-developing opportunities such as hiring fairs and work experience opportunities. YEC works with youth from all backgrounds. All YEC resources and services offered to youth are free. Call us at 403-268-2490.

General Services

YEC offers services and resources for your career plan and job search.

  • connect with a career advisor to research career and education options
  • check out hundreds of jobs on our job boards
  • set up informational interviews, job shadows and work experience opportunities
  • prepare a targeted resume or have your current resume critiqued
  • learn to ace an interview
  • develop a career portfolio
  • speak with an Aboriginal outreach worker
  • use our fax, photocopier, message service and access the Internet

Other Services

Industry Training Certificates at No Cost to Youth

(CSTS, WHMIS, First Aid/CPR C, Proserve). Learn More >>

nextSteps Monthly Newsletter

Articles and tips for jobseekers. Learn More >>

Youth Advisory Committee

Seeks to promote community awareness of the Youth Employment Centre (YEC), while allowing youth aged 15 - 24 to gain valuable skills, share their opinions, bring in new ideas and have fun. Learn More >>

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