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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. Employer booths are limited.

Click here to see the growing list of employers coming to the event

To secure your booth:

Recruitment Assistance

YEC can put you in touch with the employees you need. Contact for recruitment support.

Employer Spotlight

Every month, YEC highlights a different employer or partner in The Spotlight. With information both online and on display, this is an opportunity for your organization to inform youth about your business overview, expectations of employees including job qualifications, as well as what career opportunities are available.

To highlight your organization in the Employer Spotlight, contact Leita Blasetti at 403-268-3784 or by email at

Aboriginal Employment Resources

Resources available to support and assist business, in the hiring and job training of Aboriginal youth. Details can be found here.

Partnership Opportunities with YEC

YEC partners with a number of organizations to deliver events and programs for youth. Provide funding, assist with program delivery or offer your professional advice. If you are interested in discussing partnership opportunities with YEC please call 403-268-2490.

Assist Youth with Work Exploration

Lots of youth come to the Centre to explore career options. You can provide informational interviews, give job shadowing opportunities, become a mentor or post a work experience, practicum or internship opportunity.

For more information about how you can assist youth with work exploration contact 403-268-5129


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