Attention Thomson students looking for job opportunities, Scarborough-Guildwood MPP, Mitzie Hunter, is holding her first annual youth career fair at the University of Toronto, Scarborough this Saturday March 1st from 11am-2:30pm. Bring your resume as there will be workshops on resume building , financing your future, learning about soft skills and how to create your own personal brand, along with guest speakers and a performance by Joseph Khargie from 4Life foundation. If interested please check the board in student services for further details or contact Ashma Patel at (416)281-2787.
Also, YMCA Metro Central at 20 Grosvenor Street (Yonge and College) is holding a Landscape Job Fair on Tuesday March 4th from 1-2:30 pm for pre-registered youth (16-29) and 2:30-4pm for everyone else. Bring multiple copies of your resume and come dressed for an interview as over 10 employers, including Canadian Tire, Crystal Lawn Care, Lowes Canada, Sheridan Nurseries, and So Green Canada, to mention a few will be there. For more information again check student services or call 416-392-0101 or 311.
Finally Tropicana and the Scarborough Youth Resource Centre are continuing to offer many programs for youth including: MANUP, a Monday night men's group; Sister 2 Sister, a Thursday night women's group; Start Fresh, a Wednesday night program teaching stress management and life skills; Speckz'tacular Dance Program , offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays; and Tropicana LYVE (Leading Youth to Valuable Employment). Once again check the board in student services or call 416-296-7154 if interested.
An Open House will be happening at the following Universities and Colleges:
UOIT - Saturday March 1, 2014 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Ryerson University - Thursday March 13, 2014 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Ryerson Engineering Expo - Thursday March 13, 2014 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Humber College - Saturday April 12, 2014 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
For more information please visit the Student Services' bulletin board.
East Metro Youth Services at their 184 Galloway Road location has a number of programs available to youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. There are afterschool programs for youth 12-18, operating from Monday to Friday with activities that include cooking, community outings, opportunities to make friends and to build your self-esteem and verbal communication skills. Fees are based on days of attendance.
There are also school break programs offered during March Break , Saturday programs and summer camps. Each program is unique and are staffed by experienced Child and Youth Workers.
Finally, there is also a Young Adult Day Program that operates from Monday to Friday with opportunities for volunteering, to increase your literacy skills, meal preparation and healthy life style tips. Cost is $50 per day. If interested in any of the above programs, please call 416-724-7444 or email email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Attention students looking for a summer job, Canada's Wonderland is now hiring for their 2014 season. If interested, please apply online at www.canadaswonderland.com and scroll down to the jobs link on the bottom right hand side. All applications will be reviewed by Human Resources and qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview at the park. If you have any further questions, please call (905)832-7401.
Camp Riverwood is also hiring for their 2014 summer camps located in the Beaches, West Hill, Scarborough, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brooklin, and Oshawa. Previous experience is not necessary, only an enjoyment of working with children. If interested, please complete an online application at www.campriverwood.com or call (905)428-0042.
Finally, for those of you still looking to complete your community service hours, Sporting Life is looking for energetic and responsible high school students to volunteer at their 2014 10K event on Sunday May 11th, and for their pre-race set up as well. For further information please visit the sporting life website or check the board in student services
Attention students looking for jobs, there will be a youth job fair hosted by the City of Toronto, Tropicana, Employment Ontario and AYCE Employment Services on Thursday January 30th from 2-5pm at the Oriole Community Centre, located at 2975 Don Mills Road. Many positions such as customer service rep, sales, cashier, camp counselor, and stocker to name a few are available so please bring copies of your resumes and be prepared to meet the following organizations: Sobeys, Sheridan Nurseries, Canadian Tire, Toronto Police, YMCA, City of Toronto, Innovativevision, Boys and Girls Club of West Scarborough and Zipcar. For further information, please contact Kabilan Mohanarajan at 416-491-7000, ext. 273.
Also the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, the Hub, and the City of Toronto are launching an 11 week program for girls aged 15 - 18, that inspires them to be empowered, build self esteem and love themselves. There will be an open house on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the Don Montgomery Communit Centre from 5-7pm. To register call (416)642-9445, ext 4473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finally, are you a youth between the ages of 13 - 24 and identify as LGBTQ or have questions about sexuality and would like to access supportive youth services or would like someone to talk to, Delisle Youth Services is the place to go. Please contact the LGBTQ Youth Outreach worker, Debby for more info at email@example.com.