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Hiring Events | Youth Advisory Committee | YEC Scholarships | Project Protege | External Events

Hiring Events at YEC

Mr. Lube

Are you interested in providing excellent customer service and doing hands-on work? Bring your résumé to the Youth Employment Centre, Wednesday, August 24th from 1-4 p.m. and apply for a job at Mr. Lube. Be prepared for an interview on the spot.


Be a Voice for Youth

Launched in 2001, the Youth Employment Centre's Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) provides a fun and exciting opportunity for Calgary's youth to develop communication, consultation, leadership, and teamwork skills. YAC members work collaboratively with the Centre to ensure that programs and services are youth friendly. Members advise YEC on a variety of career and employment related topics, such as hiring fairs, community workshops, marketing materials, website development, and much more.

If you want to volunteer to serve as a voice for the YEC, are between the ages of 15-24, and can commit two evenings per month, click here and apply for YAC today! If you have questions about YAC or just want more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Score a $1000 Scholarship!

Apply for one of four $1,000 scholarships when you start your job search or make a career plan.

Click here to watch a video testimonial of 2014 scholarship recipient Grace Onwuka.

Click here to read a testimonial from 2013 scholarship recipient Mo Kamar.

Eligibility Criteria for YEC Scholarships

  • Must be a registered YEC client and working on or have completed career planning or job search activities with an employment counsellor at the Youth Employment Centre.
  • Must plan to enrol in an accredited training, upgrading, apprenticeship or post-secondary program for a minimum of one semester within one year of this application.
  • Must be between the ages of 15-24 years old.
  • Must not have been a previous winner of the scholarship.
  • Must not be related to an employee or be employed at the Youth Employment Centre.

Selection Criteria

All applications will be evaluated by a selection committee appointed by the Youth Employment Centre.

Scholarship recipients will be selected and notified in December.

Recipients will receive one cheque made payable to the educational institution selected for enrolment.

Application deadline is October 31, 2016.

Ask your Employment Counsellor for details.

Click Here to View Sponsors

Complete the online application for the YEC Scholarship.


Project Protégé - Mentorship Program

What will you do after you graduate?

Are you currently enrolled in social work, human services or recreation at Mount Royal University or the University of Calgary?

Consider applying for The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre's Mentorship Program! As a participant, you will have the opportunity to interact with and utilize the expertise of a City of Calgary mentor who works in your field, make contacts, and gain hands-on knowledge and information for your potential occupation or field of interest.

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External Events

Occasionally we list other job or education/training opportunities offered through partnerships we have with other organizations. Click here to check for External Events