Community & Educator Services
If you are interested in inviting our staff to facilitate an employment workshop for youth ages 15-24 years old please contact Bannoura Awad at Bannoura.Awad@calgary.ca or 403-863-9275.
Requests must include the following information: requested dates, times, topic (please pick 1 from the list below), and expected number of youth ages 15-24 years old.
We encourage active participation in workshops and welcome questions from youth. We cannot offer groups customized workshops, at this time.
Current Workshops Offered:
- The Youth Employment Centre (YEC) Overview: Youth can learn about who the YEC’s services are for, what services are offered, how to access services, and how to prepare for an appointment. This workshop is estimated to take 30 minutes with questions.
- Developing A Resume Workshop: Youth will learn about what information to include on their resume, the purpose of a resume, how to highlight their relevant experience for a specific job, and how to format their resume. This workshop is based on the wealth of experience and knowledge the team at YEC has working with youth and employers in Calgary. This workshop is a minimum of 1 hour, and includes a brief YEC overview.
- Job Search Workshop: Youth will discuss employment readiness, learn about a variety of job search methods, how to present themselves, and how to complete a job application. This workshop is a minimum of 1 hour, and includes a brief YEC overview.
- Preparing for Interviews Workshop: Youth will learn about the purpose, different types of interviews, how to prepare, and learn different strategies for a successful interview. This workshop is a minimum of 1 hour, and includes a brief YEC overview.
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YEC Attendance at Your Fair or Event
If you are interested in inviting our staff to attend your community event including career/job fairs, trade fairs, community/education fair, volunteer fairs, and any youth event, please contact Violet Rudy at Violet.Rudy@calgary.ca or 403-807-1462.
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.
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