Virtual Career Fair – November 2020

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Immigrant Services Calgary will be hosting a Virtual Career Fair on November 18 & 19, 2020 from 9 AM – 4 PM MDT. Canadian employers across Canada will be joining to offer newcomers job opportunities that are available at their organization. Throughout the day, many of the companies that are participating will be hosting live webinars where you are able …

Statistics Canada Now Hiring for Working-from-Home Positions

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Statistical Survey Operations is now hiring for interviewers to help with contact tracing efforts across Canada. Perks of this employment opportunity: flexible part-time, work from home (may be asked to return to the workplace in the future after the pandemic is over) Engaging and meaningful work assignments that benefit your community $17.83 to $21.78 per hour with possibly salary premiums …

Apply for a Job in Person (Walk-in Job Application)

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Some businesses such as fast-food restaurants, cafés, bakeries or retail stores accept in-person job applications. We also call this type of application “walk-in job application”. Doing walk-ins doesn’t mean you can just waltz into any store expecting to ace the interview and be hired on the spot. It happens, but before applying for a job in person, you need to …

Job Opportunities at CF Chinook Centre

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Chinook Centre is a large shopping mall located on Macleod Trail, north of Glenmore Trail about 5 km south of Calgary downtown. To reach the Chinook Centre, you just need to walk for three blocks from the Chinook C-Train station. If this location is close to where you live and you are currently looking for an entry-level job in retail …

Making Changes – Employment and Life Skills program

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Know any immigrant women who are interested in increasing their confidence with finding work? Making changes has a free part-time program that helps immigrant women who are looking for work to gain confidence, plan their career, network, learn about Canadian Workplace Culture, how to market themselves in resumes and interviews, and how to find a job in Calgary.  Their workshop sessions will be offered through Zoom on Tuesday …

More Federal Support for Youth Employment

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on Canada’s youth, affecting their summer jobs, internships and graduation plans. In addition to the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), the Canadian government has recently announced up to $11.6 million for a project run by Simon Fraser University. The project will provide paid research and skill development opportunities to more than 1,400 …

Distribution and Manufacturing Youth Job Opportunities

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The City of Calgary’s Youth Employment Centre are looking for youth to fill full time positions as: Machine Operators Moulder Operators Prime Line Operators Warehouse Associate All candidates are encouraged to connect with the Youth Employment Centre about this opportunity. To be qualified, you must: Be 18 years old+ Have a High school Diploma or GED Able to work in …

City of Calgary Job Opportunities

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If you are interested in working for the City of Calgary, please check out their recently-listed job opportunities: Job title Closing date Forensic Video Technician – Amendment 2020/09/11 Green Line Board 2020/10/12 Planning Engineer 2020/10/06 Senior Asset Planning Engineer – Stormwater 2020/09/22 City Clerk 2020/09/25 Business Support Specialist-AMENDMENT 2020/09/18 Mechanical Maintenance Worker 3 2020/09/14 Leader Operations and Maintenance 2020/09/25 Journeyman …

New Policy Allows Visitors to Apply for Work Permit without Having to Leave Canada

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The Honourable Marco E.L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) has recently announced a new temporary policy: Visitors who are currently in Canada and have a valid job offer will be able to apply for an employer-specific work permit and, if approved, receive the permit without having to leave the country. This temporary policy will benefit employers who …