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 …

Youth Employment Centre Reopened for In-Person Appointments

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The City of Calgary’s Youth Employment Centre has reopened for in-person appointments! Youth Employment Centre offers FREE employment services for youth ages 15-24 in-person and remotely (Virtual services include: Online, phone calls, or video calls). If you belong to this age group, want to get a job but don’t know where to start, they can help with: Resume and Cover …

CERB Extended by Another Four Weeks & Changes to EI

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The Government of Canada has recently announced some new changes to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Employment Insurance (EI) program. These changes are aiming to allow more people to receive financial assistance during COVID-19. The CERB will be extended by an additional 4 weeks to a maximum of 28 weeks. Canadians expecting to exhaust their CERB benefits …

CBSA Hiring Summer 2021 FSWEP Student Border Services Officer Positions

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The Summer 2021 FSWEP for student border services officers (SBSOs) is open for application! Student border services officers (SBSOs) will work with border services officers (BSOs) to determine the admissibility of people and goods to Canada; SBSOs do not carry a duty firearm and they work at international airports and mail processing centres in 19 cities across Canada, Calgary and Edmonton …

Multiple Internship Positions for Youth at Library

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Calgary Public Library opened up 8 internship opportunities for youth. These are temporary Internship opportunities from Sept 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021. Apply as soon as possible if you are interested! What are the positions? Collections Assistant Intern Digital Content Intern Digital Literacy Intern Digital Stories Curator IT Automation Intern IT Digital Trainer Intern IT User Experience Intern Visual …