BGCBigs Youth Newsletter | January 2023
BGCBigs wants to keep you informed on all things in the community and youth employment.
In This Issue:
Program Highlights
  • Sakaw Youth Employment
Community Corner
  • Loblaws Job Opportunities

  • EPL Job & Career Accelerator
  • Job/Career Fairs
  • Career Fair @ Expo Centre
  • Virtual Entry Level Job Fair
  • Volunteer Opportunities with the City of Edmonton
  • Edmonton Publich School Awards
Program Highlights
Check out some of the cool programs BGCBigs is offering!
Community Corner
Check out some of the cool volunteer and job opportunities out there in the community!
Loblaws stores are now hiring for a variety of roles in stores and distribution centres across the country. Check out below some of the recent openings across Edmonton

9711 23rd Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
Sponsored by The Africa Centre, ASSIST Community Services Centre, Canadian Race Relations Foundation, kihêw waciston - MacEwan University, IslamicFamily & The City of Edmonton

Hours & Duration: Temporary Full-time 10 weeks 
Location: Edmonton w/ travel required throughout the city
Compensation: $25.25 per hour at 36.9 hrs per week (for 10 weeks)
Reporting to: City Councillor Member or City of Edmonton Deputy City Manager & IslamicFamily Fellowship Coordinator (employment contract is with City of Edmonton)
Application Deadline: January 14, 2024. 11:59 PM (MST)
Length: Placements start in May. Monthly training begins in February.

Develop an understanding of municipal politics and work to represent the issues of constituents through an internship aimed to grant new skills to emerging leaders from equity-deserving communities.

You will help elected officials build meaningful relationships with equity-deserving communities, increase access to elected officials for these communities and deliver on a meaningful project.

You will gain mentorship, learning & build relationships that help define your career.
This is a comprehensive job-hunting platform offering tools for résumés, cover letters, job searching, interview preparation, and more. It features over 200 sample résumés, allows for both creating and uploading résumés, and includes a list of Canadian-specific scholarships for students.
Edmonton Career Fair & Training Expo
Wednesday Jan 18, 2024
Edmonton Job Fair - Edmonton Career Fair Monday Jan 31, 2024

Volunteer at John Walter Museum and experience life in Walterdale.

A variety of volunteer opportunities are available including volunteering for children's programs, special events or as a zookeeper assistant. 

Volunteer and help creat some memories at the John Janzen Nature Centre.

Volunteer at Edmonton's premier horticultural attraction.
Connect to volunteer opportunities in Edmonton via link above.
Find some scholarships to finance your postsecondary journey!
Every year, Edmonton Public Schools honours the exceptional performance and accomplishments of Division students. Students have the opportunity to be considered for school, Division and provincial awards, as well as community sponsored awards & scholarships.
For complete listings of opportunities, criteria, application information and deadlines, please visit the award sections.
Division Awards

Edmonton Public Schools offers several awards that recognize the achievements of Grade 12 students.

School Awards

Many Division schools offer school-specific awards to recognize outstanding student accomplishments, contributions and achievements. These awards recognize excellence in academics, the arts, athletics, citizenship, leadership and service. Contact your teacher or school counsellor for more information about the awards offered at your school and how to apply. 
Provincial Awards

Alberta Education offers scholarships to high school students, including the Alexander Rutherford Scholarship of up to $2,500 towards their post-secondary education. Learn more about provincial scholarships and how to apply
One to One Scholarship Support Is Paused!
As we are doing some staffing changes this program is paused for now!
Stay posted for future updates.
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