Fairs & Events

Career and employment events

Hiring fairs, recruiting events, employment forums, networking opportunities and more are offered throughout the year – on and off campus – by a variety of Calgary and area businesses and organizations. Check often as new events are added every week.

Calgary Stampede Job Fair

Come join the fun! North American Midway is hiring for 100's of jobs for rides and games operators and food and ticket sellers!

When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Trailblazer Centre | South end of Stampede Grounds (building by Erlton LRT station)

Alberta Government financial awards available

The Ministry of Alberta Advanced Education is pleased to announce that there are financial awards available for Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 for internships at The Washington Centre. These awards will be allocated on a "first come, first served" basis. Annually, this program provides financial awards for up to 25 Campus Alberta post-secondary students to participate in professional development internships in prominent organizations in the government, industry and non-government sectors in Washington, DC. Funding has been increased to $10,000 CAD per participant. To be considered for funding, students must first submit their applications to their campus liaisons for review and approval who in turn must submit the approved student applications to the Ministry.

When: Current
Where: Online
For more information: Visit twc.edu

Volunteer with "Ride Don't Hide" – Canadian Mental Health Association Annual Event

2017 marks the 4th Annual "Ride Don't Hide" event for CMHA – Calgary. This is a community bike ride hosted nationally by the Canadian Mental Health Association with the goal of raising awareness and helping to break the stigma surrounding mental health while raising funds to support mental health programs.

The event is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for riders of all ages and abilities – from beginner to advanced cyclist. In total, the event will need approximately 80 volunteers to run safely and smoothly. Volunteers will be provided with a T-shirt and lunch.

Possible roles include:

  • Route Marshalls: Directing cyclists on course: ensuring they are on track. Marshall's will be needed for routes in Springbank, Bragg Creek and Kananaskis areas
  • Aid Station Volunteers: Handing out food and drinks to riders along the route
  • Venue Volunteers: To help with registration at the Springbank Park, in the activity area, BBQ, start/finish line, etc.

When: Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Springbank Park, 322224A Springbank Road OR in the Bragg Creek and Kananaskis locations (dependent on the position)
For more information or to register as a volunteer: Visit ridedonthide.com

LEAD Foundation Summer Volunteer opportunity

LEAD Foundation is looking for a summer student volunteer to join our team to assist with our Food School program we are running for our children in July and August. The potential volunteer will support our Occupational Therapists with organizing our weekly Food School  program. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, assisting with purchasing items for the program, confirming attendance, supporting the children during program time and assisting with set-up/take down. Experience with children with a range of needs is an asset. The volunteer must enjoy working with children in a team environment. This part-time opportunity is perfect for those in education, social work, and child care studies. After the program is complete, we will be happy to provide a reference upon request. Volunteers must be able to provide a copy of their Child Welfare Check and a current Police Check before starting the opportunity.

When: Wednesdays, July 12 to August 16, 2017 | 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
To apply email your resume to: Sylvia SCieslik@leadfoundation.ca by June 29, 2017
For more information: Visit www.leadfoundation.ca

Calgary Public Library Literacy Volunteer opportunity

We are looking for people to join our Early Literacy Volunteer Corps. Volunteers set up and engage families in activities in Library Early Learning Centers. They encourage play with parents, babies and young children by setting-up and running activities provided by staff, and help clean and organize toys in the space.

When: various days and times depending on location
Where: Quarry Park - 108 Quarry Park Road SE | Mondays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. & Tuesdays 10 a.m.to 1 p.m.
              Shawnessy - 333 Shawville Blvd SE | Mondays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. & Fridays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
              Village Square - 2623 56 Street NE | Mondays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. & Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. & Thursdays 5:30 to 7:30 p.m
               & Fridays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information please contact: Katie  at katie.radke@calgarylibrary.ca or call 403-221-2036

Calgary Public Library IT Volunteer opportunity

 We are looking for adult volunteers with programming experience (CSS,HTML) to assist youth interested in developing computer coding skills. codeTEEN provides a forum for youth, ages 12-17, to develop computer coding skills that lay the foundation for web, app and game design.

 When: Summer | once a week for 6 weeks
Where: various locations
For more information please contact: Maja at maja.milavic@calgarylibrary.ca or call 403-260-2648

Catholic Family Services Volunteer Group Facilitator opportunity

Apply now for fall!

The Athletes Mentoring Program provides mentorship by student athletes as a unique way to engage young people and promote high school completion. Athletes Mentoring is not designed to develop athletic skills, but rather uses a safe group setting of the team as a place where mentoring can occur. For one and a half hours each week, youth 10 to 14, along with student athletes from Calgary's universities, get together to talk, cultivate friendships, learn new skills and have fun. We are looking for volunteer Group Facilitators to help lead the program for Fall 2017.

Who: Individuals interested in gaining experience in group facilitation, teaching and mentorship; experience or knowledge of mentoring relationships and child development are assets
What: The volunteer will facilitate activities based on the Athletes Mentoring Program outline
When: One evening for two hours per week, plus additional prep time, from September to March
Where: On-site at Mount Royal University
For more information: Contact Daniel Prasad, Athletes Mentoring Program Coordinator at daniel.prasad@cfs-ab.org or 403-205-8524 or visit cfs-ab.org/join-us/volunteer

The Business Link – network and learn events

The Business Link, Alberta's Business Information Service, offers free network and learn events. Take this opportunity to meet entrepreneurs, exchange business cards, hear an educational presentation and enjoy light refreshments. Free, no registration required.

For more information: Call 1.800.272.9675