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The Youth Employment Centre (YEC) provides free recruitment assistance to employers who are hiring for entry level positions and youth between the ages of 15-24.

Recruitment assistance


The Youth Employment Centre has 36 years of experience in employer engagement! Effective recruitment is crucial for employers to attract qualified candidates and build a talented workforce. YEC’s team of Community Liaisons, specializing in employer relations, can provide free recruitment support to employers hiring youth 15 to 24 years old.

Please fill out the Employer Form below or connect with Jason or Leita:

Employer spotlight


Every month, YEC highlights a different employer or partner in The Spotlight. With information both online and on display, this is an opportunity for your organization to inform youth about your business overview, expectations of employees including job qualifications, as well as what career opportunities are available.

To highlight your organization in the Employer Spotlight call the YEC main number at 403-268-2490.

Indigenous employment resources


Resources available to support and assist business, in the hiring and job training of Indigenous youth. Details can be found here.

Partnership opportunities with YEC


YEC partners with a number of organizations to deliver events and programs for youth. Provide funding, assist with program delivery or offer your professional advice. If you are interested in discussing partnership opportunities with YEC please call 403-268-2490.

Assist youth with work exploration


Lots of youth come to the Centre to explore career options. You can provide informational interviews, give job shadowing opportunities, become a mentor or post a work experience, practicum or internship opportunity.

For more information about work exploration please contact 403-268-2490.

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