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Events at YEC

Starbucks Hiring Event

The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre has partnered with Starbucks in their Opportunity Youth Initiative for youth ages 16-24. The next hiring event will take place in late February. To apply to the initiative:

  • Drop in to YEC and see one of our Employment Counsellors
  • Together we will craft a targeted resume and then assist in the application process
  • Once your application is submitted your name will be forwarded to the hiring manager at Starbucks
  • To further support you, we will set up a mock interview and go over any questions you may have

For more information on the Starbucks Opportunity Youth Initiative, click here.

Career Café

Working with Older Adults As Canadians age, careers supporting older adults are on the rise. Join us for a noon hour talk exploring jobs working with seniors.

January 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. at the Calgary Public Library Central Branch (616 Macleod Trail SE).

In partnership with the Career Development Association of Alberta and the City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre, Career Café provides career and labour market information for job seekers and career professionals.

20th Annual Youth Hiring Fair

Hiring Fair Registration

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. We are now accepting early bird registrations for employer booths. Spots are limited. (Registration is not required for youth).

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

To secure your booth:


YMCA Rocky Ridge is HIRING

Are you a life guard and swim instructor? The YMCA in Rocky Ridge is looking to hire immediately! All eligible youth candidates (16-24) are encouraged to send their resumes directly to Only eligible and qualified candidates will be contacted and connected to a hiring manager. Please come to YEC for assistance in creating your targeted resume! Spots are limited for this position so be sure to apply as soon as possible!

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



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