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Public hearing on April 22, 2024. Proposed rezoning will support more housing options in all communities.

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Are you between the ages of 18 - 24 years old and in your final year of study or a recent graduate from a post-secondary institution? Do you see Calgary as the place you want to live, work and play? Are you seeking support in how to move into a career? The Youth Employment Centre is available to assist you in your next steps. The Youth Employment Centre offers FREE in-person employment and career services including:

  • Connecting with an Employment Counsellor for a one-to-one meeting to explore your goals
  • Opportunities to develop strategies on networking.
  • Connections to industries and employers
  • Further understanding industry trends, standards and how to gain ‘experience.’
  • Job searching strategies and support
  • Resume, cover letter or interview support

Youth Employment Post-Secondary Counsellors


Pascale Bédard

Pascale Bédard has a background in career counselling with over 15 years of experience. She started her career in human resources, where she facilitated return-to-work plans. Since 2010, she has worked as a Youth Employment Counsellor at the Youth Employment Centre. Her role has consisted of meeting with youth to determine their career and employment goals and making a plan to assist students in moving forward. She has also contributed to the planning of the annual YEC Hiring Fair. Pascale is a post-secondary outreach Employment Counsellor and is well versed in providing support to post-secondary students in their career development at various post-secondary institutions in Calgary.

Contact Pascale today

Deepi Seeghat

Deepi Seeghat is a skilled professional with extensive experience in one-on-one youth and adult services. Deepi has a background in Human Services and Criminal Justice which has equipped her to work well in multi-disciplinary settings and with diverse clients to further their own success. Deepi has experience working closely with youth individually and in group settings. She provides skillful expertise in developing tailored resumes, strong interview competencies, and effective job search strategies. Currently working at the Youth Employment Centre, as a Post Secondary Outreach Employment Counsellor, she is dedicated to supporting young individuals in reaching their employment and career goals. Deepi is passionate about empowering today’s youth and brings energy and expertise to helping them build confidence and pursue fulfilling careers.

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