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Youth Services

The Youth Employment Centre (YEC) provides free career and employment services to youth ages 15 - 24.

In collaboration with local and national businesses and various youth serving agencies, YEC provides youth with free career development opportunities and employment services including:

  • 1 to 1 Employment Counsellor Support
  • Resume and Cover Letter Targeting
  • Job Searching Strategies
  • Interview Preparation
  • Career Planning and Exploration
  • Industry Training Options
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Employment Opportunities/Job Postings
  • Scholarship and Bursary Opportunities
  • Employer Hiring Events
  • Annual Youth Hiring Fair
  • Employer Connections
  • Employment Workshops
  • Informational Interviews/Job Shadowing Opportunities
  • Work Experience Programs

To access YEC’s free employment services call (403) 268-2490 or schedule a remote appointment here .

For general YEC information or inquires please contact Violet Rudy at Violet.Rudy@Calgary.ca.

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YEC Employment Workshops

YEC offers free employment services and resources for your career planning and job search. We've created some videos to help you:

Other Services

Industry Training Certificates at No Cost to Youth

  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • ProServe
  • Standard First Aid/CPR Level C

Please note that all industry trainings offered by YEC must fit with your career goals. Availability of industry trainings may change depending on time of year.

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