BGCBigs Youth Newsletter | August 2023

BGCBigs wants to keep you informed on all things in the community and in youth employment.

Old Navy is willing to host a job shadowing opportunity through their This Way ONward program. Check out some of these cool videos to see how the program impacted real people!

ON the Job is a job shadow program offered by Old Navy where participants can have fun and learn real job skills, with a possibility of being hired. While teens that are 14 & 15 can participate in the program, only youth who are 16+ can be legally hired.
This opportunity can be included in your resume and is what Old Navy looks for when considering your application.

If you would like to sign up, please do so by filling out this form.

Dates are still to be determined but will most likely be 3rd week in September (Sept 18-22nd), please keep this in mind when selecting dates that work for you.

This will prep you to apply for Old Navy’s October Seasonal Hiring!

Old Navy Job Shadowing in September

We hope to host this Job Shadowing the during the 3rd week of September (Sept 18th-22nd), keep this in mind when selecting dates that might work for you.
Wendy's locations all around the city are on the lookout for enthusiastic and motivated Crew Members to join them!
Check out below the different locations and how to apply!
Wendy's at 10365 111 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 2V3 is hosting In-Store Interviews on August 24th 2PM-4PM

Just bring your Resume!
From Employment To Empowerment
Connecting Youth To Meaningful Employment.

Starting your first job can be stressful, especially if you are a youth and have barriers to employment.

If you are between the ages of 15 and 30 years old, with barriers to employment, EmployAbilities Learn2Earn program could be for you!

They assist youth with barriers to employment, including disabilities, medical and mental health conditions who are ready, willing and able to take the necessary steps to find and retain employment through training & certifications.

If you are ready to commit to 18 Weeks towards a bright future, apply now!
ReBrand: Employment Initiative for Youth in Alberta
If you are currently unemployed and are between the ages of 17 to 30 and are looking to gain entry-level work experience, or need assistance with education-planning, this program may be the right choice for you.

ReBrand is a province-wide program that provides youth in Alberta with an opportunity to develop essential life and career skills.

Participants work through a series of facilitator led program modules that aid in career planning, education planning, stress management, job search, networking, and much more.

The end-goal upon program completion is for program participants to either obtain full-time employment and/or to return to school to pursue further education.
Edmonton Career Fair & Training Expo Canada
Thursday Sept 7, 2023
Edmonton Job Fair - Edmonton Career Fair Monday Aug 28, 2023
Connect to volunteer opportunities in Edmonton via link above.
We are hosting a scholarship and post-secondary night on September 28, 2023 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at West Club!

Check out the deets below and if you would like to sign up send me an email @[email protected]
One to One
Scholarship Support Is Available!
Are you interested in applying for scholarships, bursaries, or grants? Would you like some help with that?

Contact Us!
Child & Youth Engagement Facilitator
Fardoussa Omar
for more information, questions or concerns at:
Need More Information
Contact Us!
Please reach out to our Youth Employment Coordinator
Muna Abdulfatah Ahmed
for more information, questions or concerns.

780 699-8506