NEWS/UPDATES

Virtual Career Fair on October 3rd and 4th
Immigrant Services Calgary is offering free volunteer-led tax preparation clinics. Our Canada Revenue Agency community tax volunteers will complete simple tax returns for low income immigrants and convention refugees. For more information about the Tax Preparation Clinic, please see the poster below.
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Alberta Minimum Wage Increase to $15.00 on Oct. 1 2018
On October 1, 2018, Alberta’s general minimum wage will be increased to $15.00 an hour. Minimum wage is the lowest amount that can be paid to an employee by law. In Alberta, employers must pay their employees at least the minimum wage. Minimum wage is the same for adults, liquor servers, adolescents, youth and disabled people. 
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VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR 2018 (VCF 2018)


Immigrant Services Calgary will host the online Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on October 3 and 4, 2018 from 9am to 4pm Mountain Time on both days. The event is free for both professional newcomer jobseekers and employers, and will be accessible online across Canada. 



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EMPLOYMENT SERVICES


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Looking for a job? Our employment services help immigrants and refugees find work to support themselves and their families. Our services include:

  • Employment counseling
  • Job readiness and workplace training
  • Mentorship
  • Workplace connections
  • Networking events
  • Career fairs

Many of our services are available both in-person and online. Book an appointment with us today!

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VOICES OF CALGARY


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Voices of Calgary (VoC) is a local campaign that recognizes the global talent right here in our city!

VoC’s mission is to support equal opportunity in the local labor market for Calgary’s internationally trained professionals (ITPs). This is the motivation behind the campaign’s slogan “Globally Inspired – Locally Hired”. 


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LABOUR MARKET TRENDS


Unemployment rate in Calgary
0.5%
April 2018 - Alberta Labour Force Statistics
Unemployment rate in Alberta
0.7%
April 2018 - Statistics Canada
Unemployment rate in Canada
0.8%
April 2018 - Statistics Canada

JOB BOARD

Job Searching Safety Tips

Any banking or personal information will not be asked by legitimate Canadian job ads.

Do not provide your personal or sensitive information in your resume or in interviews, for instance, Social Insurance Number,  date of birth, marital status, driver’s license number, health card number, any banking or financial information, and money deposit.


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Jobs from Calgary and area

Jobs displayed are from third-party sources and have not been vetted by Immigrant Services Calgary. Please use your judgement to determine if the job offerings are safe and suitable for you.

Regulated Professions & Alternative Careers

Regulated Professions

Some occupations and trades are regulated in Alberta, which means you have to get a license to work in these professions.

Where to find information?

You can find a list of some regulated occupations in Alberta on www.albertacanada.com. Also the Alberta Learning and Information Service (ALIS) has more information about licensure requirements for regulated occupations.

ALIS

Alternative Careers

To work in a regulated profession, it may take some time to register with a professional regulatory, however you may want to work in a non-regulated occupation that is in your professional field.

Alternative Careers

Click the button below to see some alternative options and choices to consider:

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