Fairs & Events

2018 Recruitment and Volunteer Fair exhibitors

Career Services was pleased to welcome the following organizations to Recruitment and Volunteer Fair 2018 on Oct. 24, 2018. Over 50 organizations and businesses attended the event to recruit MRU students for paid and volunteer opportunities, so you're bound to find something of interest to you. Explore the following exhibitor profiles and visit their websites for more information.

Look beyond the name! Many of these organizations have opportunities related to your program of study or offer great volunteer options.

Ace Vegetation Control Services Ltd.


Ace Vegetation is a leading western Canadian vegetation control company with over 38 years of experience. We are proud of our reputation as a professional, resourceful and service orientated company. Our training program is one of the best in the industry. In addition to spray services, we also provide mulching, mowing, reclamation and consulting services to the Utility, Oil and Gas, and Pipeline sectors. We look forward to hearing from you.

Alberta Public Service


The role of the Alberta Public Service is to provide professional policy advice to government and to deliver a vast array of programs and services to meet the needs of Albertans. We offer a variety of benefits including the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Albertans through rewarding and diverse career opportunities.

Alberta Sheriffs Branch


The Alberta Sheriffs Branch plays an integral role in promoting safe and resilient communities throughout the province. Sheriffs are sworn peace officers under the Alberta Peace Officer Act, and they perform a wide range of activities in concert with other law enforcement and policing partners in Alberta.

Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit


We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences.

Beddington Heights Before and After School Program


We are a recreational Before and After School Program. We believe that kids should have fun and we strive to create a safe, fun, welcoming environment for them to be at before and after school. We focus on interest based activities and social-emotional development. We are an accredited and licensed program.

Bethany Care Society


We celebrate aging and we value choice, quality of life, independence and community. These are the cornerstones of our services. As the seniors population grows, so have we, responding to the needs of the communities we are part of. Inspired by our legacy of faith, caring and love, and along with a passion to serve, we create caring communities for our seniors. Our continuing care programs, residences and service options reflect the changing social, physical, spiritual, emotional and intellectual needs of our residents and our clients.

Between Friends


Between Friends is a charitable organization in Calgary and area working with the disabilities community since 1982. Between Friends provides quality social, recreation, and development opportunities so that people with disabilities can connect, grow, and belong. We focus on abilities, not disabilities. This allows each person to set their own goals and determine their level of participation.

Bison Transport Inc.


Bison Transport is a multiple-award winning Canadian transport company. We employ the latest technologies and operate one of the largest and most modern fleets in the industry. With offices and facilities throughout Canada, our dedicated staff and safe, professional Drivers provide a wide range of transportation, warehousing, and logistics services throughout North America. Bison Transport is a high-service, dependable and value-creating supply chain partner.

C.H. Robinson


C.H. Robinson is a recognized leader in third-party logistics. We work with a diverse mix of customers—from startups to Fortune 500 companies— to help get their products to consumers around the globe. The fast pace of the logistics industry translates into a high-energy and collaborative workplace environment. You are empowered to make decisions, help our customers grow, and forge your own career path.

Calgary 9-1-1


Calgary Fire Department


We are dedicated to the safety of Calgarians and provide a variety of emergency and non-emergency services.

Calgary Performing Arts Festival


For over 85 years the CPA Festival has been supporting budding performers by providing the opportunity to showcase their talent. Nearly 12,000 participants come to Calgary annually to complete in one of the largest amateur music festivals in Canada. We would not be able to host such an event without dedicated and talented volunteers. Come celebrate the Arts with us!

Calgary Reads


Calgary Reads improves children's lives by helping them learn to read. Working closely with parents, teachers, and communities, we foster children's love of reading with free books, resources, and school programs.

Canadian Cancer Society


The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. Our vision Creating a world where no Canadian fears cancer. What we do At the Canadian Cancer Society, we are committed to improving and saving lives. That’s why we are always looking for new ways to prevent cancer, find it early and treat it more successfully. It’s why we’re always ready to give people with cancer the help and support they need to lead more fulfilling lives.

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.


CNRL is one of the largest independent crude oil and natural gas producers in the world. The company continually targets cost effective alternatives to develop our portfolio of projects and to deliver our defined growth plan, thereby creating value for shareholders.



As Calgary’s largest public care provider of its kind and one of the largest in Canada, Carewest operates from 13 locations, which includes ten sites and 1,400 beds aimed at helping people live more independent lives. Our spectrum of care is available to adults of all ages and includes long-term care, rehabilitation and recovery services, and community programs and services.

CBI Home Health


CBI Health Group is Canada’s largest provider of integrated community healthcare. For over 40 years, we have remained totally committed to improving the health and enriching the lives of Canadians.

Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families


We are a family focused community leader delivering support resources, programs and opportunities in the Calgary area. We provide knowledge and hope to families and individuals living with cerebral palsy and similar neuromotor disabilities, throughout their life journey.

Coca-Cola Canada


CPA Alberta


CPA Alberta is the professional organization for more than 29,500 Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) across the province. The CPA designation is the Canadian business and accounting designation representing more than 210,000 professional accountants across the country.

Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary (DDRC)


The Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary (DDRC) is a non-profit, registered, charitable organization dedicated to including people with developmental disabilities into the community in real and meaningful ways.

DHL Supply Chain


DHL Supply Chain is the Americas leader in contract logistics, providing customer-focused solutions to a wide range of industries including automotive, consumer, retail, engineering and manufacturing, life sciences and healthcare, technology, energy and chemicals.

Diversified Staffing Services


DSS is a leader among recruitment agencies. We assist our diverse clients and candidates in a variety of positions. We can assist with short term temporary positions to executive placement.

Enterprise Rent A Car


A family-owned, world-class portfolio of brands. A global network that spans across more than 90 countries. Some 100,000 dedicated team members sharing common values. And more than 1.9 million vehicles taking our customers wherever they need to go. Any way you measure it, we've become a leader in the transportation service industry. How did we get here? By taking care of our customers, our communities and our employees – and staying true to our mission.

Fastenal Canada


Fastenal operates the largest industrial supply chain network in North America with over 2700 store locations, 17 distribution centers, 5 manufacturing facilities and over 18,000 employees around the world.

Freedom 55 Financial


Freedom 55 Financial is a division of London Life Insurance. Recruiting students and graduates for full-time opportunities including financial security advisor and financial planner.



Protective Security – we are looking for full-time / part-time employees for in and around Calgary.

Girl Guides of Canada, Calgary Area


Guiding provides a safe, all-girl environment that invites girls to challenge themselves, to find their voice, meet new friends, have fun and make a difference in the world. Volunteering with Girl Guides means you choose to have fun, make connections, build skills, create positive change and inspire today’s girls to become everything they want to be.

Green Calgary Association


Since 1978, Green Calgary has been a leading urban environmental charity supporting Calgarians in living a more sustainable life; helping them take effective environmental action in their homes, work places, schools, and communities. We've worked with tens of thousands of Calgarians in leading a greener lifestyle because we know that only by working together can we ensure a healthy city and ultimately a healthy planet.

Grey Eagle Resort & Casino


Come... Enjoy... Work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Located on the Tsuut’ina First Nation, Grey Eagle Resort & Casino is Calgary’s number one entertainment facility. We are looking for talented, energetic and motivated individuals to join our diverse workforce! We offer competitive salaries, benefits and opportunities to grow your career.

Hull Services


Hull Services is a Registered Charitable organization that provides an integrated continuum of services including specialized therapy, counselling and education. Hull helps children, youth and families who experience emotional and psychological disorders, behavioural problems, learning disabilities, mental illness, developmental delay, neglect, abuse and family breakdown.

Immigrant Services Calgary


Since 1977, Immigrant Services Calgary has been providing a wide range of settlement services to immigrants and refugees looking to begin a new chapter of their lives in Canada. We work hard to ensure our clients have access to programs and services that can help them overcome the challenges that come with immigrating to a new country, thus setting them up to succeed in their new life in Canada.

JW Research Ltd.


Marketing today is built on the premise of effectively communicating lasting impressions. It is these impressions that turn consumers into valuable customers. At JWR, our clients have relied on us for over 40 years to create innovative marketing/sales campaigns designed to consistently deliver strong measurable results. Our acquisition teams can be seen at Airports, Malls, Trade Shows, Grocery Stores, Gas Stations, Branches and various other locations where consumers gather.

Killarney-Glengarry Community Association (KGCA)


Do you have a passion for engagement, connectivity and community? Working for a Community Association is a great place to give your time! Community Associations make up the largest volunteer movement in The City of Calgary and as such are supported with some great resources and training opportunities. Killarney-Glengarry Community Association (KGCA) is a neighbourhood-based NPO located close to the Mount Royal Campus in Ward 8. Our vision for Killarney-Glengarry is to build a safe, vibrant and inclusive community. We achieve this by providing social, educational and recreational opportunities our residents through programming, events and running a local hall.

Lead Foundation


Lead Foundation provides support to children and their families in partnership with FSCD and Alberta Education. We are a child-focused, family-centred program. Our multi-disciplinary teams work with a range of children from those with mild speech, language, motor and/or social delays to children with more complex challenges.

MacCon Public Safety


MacCon is a full service security and medical company that offers a range of services no other company in our industry can muster. MacCon has been supplying professional security services since 1995. It's highly trained staff undergo ongoing and regular in-service training in areas such as First Aid, crowd control, conflict de-escalation, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, officer safety techniques and much more.

Mount Royal University

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MRU – The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is focused on developing an entrepreneurial mindset coupled with creative and disciplined execution. Talent with this combination is necessary for the creation of new ventures and for the growth and success of existing small and medium businesses. We accomplish this with a unique combination of experiential learning and impact research.

Student Affairs and Campus Life

At Mount Royal, our Student Affairs and Campus Life services intentionally weave learning into the student experience, emphasizing personalized and experiential learning to promote academic and personal success. Cultivating student engagement and developing high impact practices are foundational to our mission. Each area of Student Affairs and Campus Life focus on supporting students – and provide a variety of on-campus paid, volunteer and student leadership opportunities.



Nutrien is the world’s largest provider of crop nutrients, inputs and services, playing a critical role in helping growers around the globe increase food production in a sustainable manner. We sell over 26 million tonnes annually of potash, nitrogen and phosphate products for agricultural, industrial and feed customers worldwide. With this capability and our extensive agriculture retail network, we are well positioned to meet the growing needs of our customers. The scale and diversity of our integrated portfolio provides a stable earnings base, multiple avenues for growth and the opportunity to return capital to shareholders, including a stable and growing dividend and share repurchases.

PepsiCo Beverages Canada


PepsiCo Canada is home to some of the world's most recognized and respected brands including Pepsi, Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Lay's, Doritos and Tostitos. From beverages to foods and snacks, we offer consumers a broad range of product choices from simple treats to healthful offerings.
PepsiCo Canada employs nearly 10,000 Canadians and is organized into two business units – PepsiCo Beverages Canada, which includes brands such as Pepsi, Gatorade and Tropicana; and PepsiCo Foods Canada, which includes Frito Lay Canada and Quaker foods and snacks. PepsiCo Canada, in turn, belongs to the global PepsiCo Inc. family which is comprised of three divisions: PepsiCo Americas Beverages, PepsiCo Americas Foods, and PepsiCo International.



Propellus has been supporting volunteers and volunteerism within the communities of Calgary for decades, because we know that volunteering is essential to creating and sustaining, healthy, supportive, and connected communities. We ignite and empower the spirit of volunteerism by weaving communities, causes, and passionate people, together. We work with organizations to ensure that volunteers have meaningful and rewarding experiences and support volunteers by keeping them informed, engaged and inspired.

Reach Hire


Reach Hire is a job board initiative of the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations, offering a job centre for paid positions in the non-profit sector.

Sherwin-Williams Canada 


Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world, with $15.8 billion in sales, 4100+ stores and 140 manufacturing and distribution centres worldwide. Our 60,000 employees are diverse, innovative and passionate.

Silver Linings Foundation


As parents of children who developed eating disorders, we have experienced firsthand the terrifying complexity and seriousness of these mental illnesses, plus the toll of having to seek residential treatment for them elsewhere. We formed Calgary Silver Linings Foundation (Silver Linings) to remedy certain significant gaps in accessibility and care of eating disorders in Alberta. Specifically, through a “phased approach” we are working to establish southern Alberta’s first world-class residential eating disorder treatment centre. The centre’s primary clients will be medically stable adolescents and young adults, aged 12 to 25. Silver Linings is the only charity in Alberta focused on this life-saving mission.

Silvera for Seniors


For more than 50 years, Silvera for Seniors has provided safe, affordable seniors housing for 1,500 lower-income Calgary seniors from all walks of life. We are Calgary’s largest and premier provider of affordable seniors housing and supportive services. Our 25 communities are located in all four quadrants of the city.

Through our communities we offer independent living with a range of support options, from basic to enhanced support, for lower-income seniors in the “silver era” of their lives. We recognize that all people are individuals, and we work to create vibrant communities that residents can call home. We work with partners across Calgary to enhance the services and supports we provide.

Society for Treatment of Autism


STA is an Alberta-based registered charitable organization providing comprehensive treatment, educational and consulting services for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families.

Sun Life


Sun Life Financial has been part of the Canadian financial services landscape for over 150 years. We’re among the best known financial brands in Canada and have built a strong relationship with millions of clients.

The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre


YEC provides career and employment services for youth ages 15 to 24. YEC staff can support youth with resumes, cover letters, job searching, networking, interview assistance, industry training options, etc.

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award


The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (the Award) - is the world's leading youth leadership and self-development framework, founded in the philosophy that personal empowerment is best achieved through community engagement. The Award framework encourages goal-setting and connects young people to opportunities in the areas of community service, physical recreation, skill development and outdoor exploration as an approach to building their confidence and increasing their leadership capacity. It’s an approach that works.

The Military Museums


The Military Museums of Calgary, Alberta is the largest tri-service museum in Western Canada and the second largest military museum in the country. It consists of the four founding regimental museums and the Naval, Army and Air Force Museums of Alberta. We are also home to The Founders' Gallery and The Military Museums Library and Archives (University of Calgary). The Military Museums is supported by The Military Museums Foundation, a non-profit organization that develops and delivers Alberta curriculum based education programs.

United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. (UFA)


UFA Co-operative Limited is an Alberta-based agricultural co-operative with more than 120,000 member-owners. Founded in 1909, UFA's network comprises more than 111 bulk fuel and petroleum Cardlock locations, 35 farm and ranch supply stores, and a support office located in Calgary. Independent petroleum agents and more than 950 employees provide products, services and agricultural solutions to farmers, ranchers, members, consumers and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan.

United Way of Calgary and Area


Mobilizing communities for lasting social change to create a resilient, caring community where everyone thrives. We address poverty reduction, successful kids and strong communities.

Vector Marketing Calgary


Our entry-level sales representatives work directly with potential customers through one-on-one, in-home appointments. Representatives have several common responsibilities:

  • Setting appointments with potential customers through personal contacts and referrals.
  • Presenting Cutco products to prospective customers and writing up customer orders.
  • Assisting existing customers with service requests.
  • Reviewing personal performance with their manager through meetings and over the phone.
  • Attending advanced training sessions and optional conferences to increase knowledge and productivity.

We also offer over $23,000 in scholarships annually based on performance.

YMCA Calgary


YMCA Calgary is a non profit, charitable organization dedicated to the overall health and well being of children, youth and adults, focusing on community building and leadership.