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Project Protege | jump $tart | Hiring Events

Calgary Flames Hiring Event

The Calgary Flames are currently recruiting energetic, enthusiastic individuals to join their team. Come to the City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre (2nd floor, 315 10th Ave S.E.) on Thursday, September 25th 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. to speak with a recruiter. Bring your resume and be prepared for an on-the-spot interview.

Positions available include:

  • Concessions Cashier
  • Food Vendors
  • Beer Vendors
  • Concession Prep Workers
  • Runners
  • Concession Cook
  • Concession Station Supervisor
  • Concession Floor Supervisor
  • Fine Dining Servers
  • Restaurant Hosts/Hostess
  • Restaurant Bussers
  • Lounge Server
  • Restaurant Server Assistant
  • Restaurant Greeters
  • 3rd Cooks
  • 2nd Cooks
  • 1st Cooks
  • Chef de Partie
  • Retail Sales Associates


Project Protégé - Mentorship Program

Wondering what your next step will be after graduation?

Are you in your third or fourth year of social work, human services or recreation at the University of Calgary, Rocky Mountain College, or Mount Royal University?

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 experience and information for your potential occupation or field of interest.

We are currently recruiting participants for the 2014/15 Mentorship Program. If you are under the age of 25 and are in your 3rd or 4th year of post secondary studies in Social Work, Human Services, or Recreation, this may be a good fit for you! Participants will be required to attend a mandatory training session on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 9:00am-1:00pm. Additionally, participants will be asked to attend a Kick-Off event, monthly Mentor and YEC Employment Advisor meetings, a Networking Event, Employment Preparation Workshops and a Wind-Up event.

The deadline for applications is September 30, 2014. Please note that only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Download an application in PDF format
Download an application in Microsoft Word format

Send your completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop it off at your faculty office to the following contacts:

  • Rocky Mountain College Student Life Office
  • University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work – Attn: Angela Judge
  • Mount Royal University Department of Physical Education and Recreation Studies – Attn: Giselle Marcoux
  • Mount Royal University Faculty of Social Work Attn: Gina Coupland

Watch the Project Protégé Video

For additional information, please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Are you in high school?
Can't get a job because you have no experience?
Need help with your job search?

Jump $tart is a free work preparation program for high school youth interested in developing their employment skills. Jump $tart involves active learning workshops to improve employment readiness and build confidence for job search and the workplace.

A Social Insurance Number (SIN) is required for participation. If you require a SIN card, please visit www.servicecanada.gc.ca.

For more information, call 403-268-2781 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming opportunities:

Fridays at the Village Square Branch of the Calgary Public Library

Please join us on Fridays from 3-5 pm, September 26- November 28, 2014 at the Village Square Branch, Calgary Public Library (2623 56th Street NE). Registration is required.

Want to join Jump $tart at the Village Square Library?

  1. Are you able to commit to the schedule?
  2. Week Date Session Title
    1 September 26, 2014 Introduction and Résumé writing
    2 October 3, 2014 Job Search #1
    3 October 10, 2014 Interview Skills #1
    4 October 17, 2014 How to be an Awesome Employee
    5 October 24, 2014 Guest Speakers (Tentative)
    6 October 31, 2014 No Jump $tart
    7 November 7, 2014 Interview Skills #2
    8 November 14, 2014 Employment Standards and Safety
    9 November 21, 2014 Job Search #2
    10 November 28, 2014 Career Exploration and wrap up

  3. Complete an application form:

  4. Submit completed application at the Village Square Branch, Calgary Public Library (2623 56th Street NE) or e-mail it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
 
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