BGS Career Ventures

Career Focus


Description
Works to connect post-secondary and/or highly-skilled youth with Alberta employers who are hiring for full-time positions in high-demand, career-related positions.

Service provides:

  • help for youth to acquire employment skills and support their transition into the labour market

Supports for youth include:

  • guidance on developing job search and employability skills to secure work placements that could lead to permanent employment positions
  • access to a network of employers who may have available career-related positions
  • real-world career-related work experience
  • ongoing coaching support

Participating employers may receive:

  • a wage subsidy to offset training costs associated with hiring youth who have relevant education/training but limited work experience
  • access to a pool of pre-screened youth who have completed higher education/further training
  • ongoing support
Affiliation: Funded by Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 to 30 years at intake
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada
  • who are legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits
Preference will be given to youth with post-secondary education or training.
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • drop-in/walk-in
  • call
  • or e-mail
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-425-6655
Web Site
http://www.bgsenterprises.com
Email
careerfocus@bgsenterprises.com
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Building elevator, external ramps, electronic doors, accessible washrooms.Other disabled access: Yes - Outside parking with ramp access and underground parking with elevator access.
Legal Status
For Profit Organization
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
March 26, 2019
Address
10665 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5J 3S9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM