Attention anyone interested in finding a job, there are a number of career fairs taking place over the next month:
Neighbourhood Link Support Services and Toronto Employment and Social Services are hosting a hiring event on Thursday April 24th from 9am-1pm at the Golden Mile Employment and Social Services at 1880 Eglinton Ave. East, unit 139. There will be on the spot interviews so bring your resumes and a complimentary continental breakfast will be served from 8:30am-9:30am. You can pre-register at email@example.com or call Bindu at 416-691-7407.
Also, the Scarborough Global Kingdom Community Centre at 1250 Markham Rd will be hosting a career day on Thursday May 29th from 10am-2pm. Please visit www.nappcanada.com for more information.
Finally, applications are now available for this fall's after-school youth in policing job initiative offered to applicants living in one of the city's identified neighbourhoods. The rate of pay is $10.90/hour from Aug., 25th - Dec., 19th with part-time evening and some weekend hours. To access the application, which must be completed and submitted online by April 30th, please go to www.torontopolice.on.ca/yipi.
For those of you still looking to complete their volunteer hours, Cystic Fibrosis Canada needs volunteers for many of their community events, including their Great Strides Walk on May 25th and their Shinerama fundraising event. To find out more, go to firstname.lastname@example.org or download the application.
In addition, for those of you looking for some quick hours the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons needs volunteer for their spring mailing campaign on Saturday April 26th from 9am-4:30pm. Please sign up in guidance if interested.
Attention students wanting to earn some community service hours fast. Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons needs 6 volunteers for Easter Monday, April 21st from 9am-4:30pm to help stuff envelopes for their spring drive. If interested, please sign up in student services ASAP or by Wednesday April 16th the latest.
Also, the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada and M&M Meat Shops is holding their annual barbeque on May 10th from 10am-4pm. Volunteers are needed for help with: BBQ, work on cash, fill orders, general help and cleanup, as well as the day before the event to help put up promotional posters. Please go to www.ccfc.ca/volunteer to sign up.
For those of you interested in finding a job, Starbucks is holding a job fair on Wednesday April 16th from 11am-2pm at the JVS Markham Employment Source, 3780 14th Avenue, suite 109/110. They are looking for baristas and shift supervisors for stores in North York, Markham and Scarborough. You must pre-register by calling 905-470-9675, and send your resume to Denise Alexis at email@example.com.
Finally, Toronto Community Housing in partnership with the Jays Care Foundation is looking for 120 junior rookie league program leaders and 60 senior rookie league program leaders. They will be hosting a youth job fair from 10am-5pm on Saturday April 26th at 931 Yonge Street, south of Rosedale subway station. A maximum of 300 pre-registered applicants will be interviewed from 1-5pm so please call 416-981-6300 to book your spot. 200 walk-ins will also be accepted from 101m-12pm on a first come first serve basis. Please bring your resume and two references.
If you're interested in attending an American University or College then you do not want to miss the US College Expo on Saturday April 26, 2014 at Roy Thomson Hall. Please visit www.uscollegeexpo.com for more information and to register for this event.
Attention students, new job and volunteer opportunities are available.
For those looking for work, McDonalds is having a national hiring day on Thursday April 10th. Visit your local McDonalds on that day to hand it your resume and fill out an application form or apply online at worksforme.ca. Also on Thursday May 15th, the City of Toronto, the YMCA, United Way and PCPI are hosting a job and career fair at the Scarborough Civic Center, 150 Borough Drive, from 10am-4pm. There will be employers from a variety of sectors including financial, law enforcement, skilled trades, health care, administrative and retail to mention a few. If interested, register online at toronto.ca/ECportal or call Cliffcrest Employment Services at 416-392-4876. You can also visit toronto.ca/employmentandsocialservices for more info on the day.
For those of you still looking for volunteer hours, DramaWay is looking for help to support youth and adults with special needs. To learn more about the different volunteer opportunities available, visit www.dramaway.com, and click under Programs to get a volunteer package email firstname.lastname@example.org. For those of you interested in helping out with the PanAm games coming to Toronto, the website is now officially open and you can visit TORONTO2015.orgvolunteer to find out about the different opportunities available and sign up. You must be 16 years of age as of January 1, 2015. Also Team Diabetes is looking for Water Table and Cheering Squad Volunteers at the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon on Sunday May 4th, in the parkade at Aylmer and Severyn, south of Rosedale sataion. Two shifts are available from 6:45am - 9:30am, or 9:15am - 12pm, depending on the shift you want to help with. To sign up, please email email@example.com and indicate if you are a student, your age, email and contact info and which shift you are interested in. Finally, the Scarborough Newcomer Youth Leadership program continues to offer many programs for newcomers. If interested please call Andrew at 416-609-0218, ext. 248 or email Andrew.Kowalcuk@ymcagta.org.
Attention students looking for job opportunities, the Government of Ontario has over 35 programs to help youth build skills, find jobs or start a business this summer. For information on opportunities and how to apply visit: Ontario.ca/ReadySetWork.
Also the city of Toronto is hosting a retail job fair on Wednesday April 16th at the Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge Street, 2nd floor). Dress for success and bring multiple copies of your resume as over 20 major retail companies will be there. You must pre-register. To do so, call 416-392-0101.
Finally, YouthWorx is looking for youth aged 14-29 to do light repair work, painting, gardening, and other clean-up projects in Toronto Community Housing communities from April to September. They are hosting a job fair on Saturday March 29th, from 12 noon to 4pm at 931 Yonge Street (Rosedale subway station). You must be able to work full-time as of April 1st. Please bring a resume and register e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-981-6300.