The Don Valley West Youth Jobs Fair will feature more than 30 employers and exhibitors advertising more than 650 jobs for students in high schools and universities as well as young people under the age of 30 years.
Employers in attendance will include:
1. Arrive Alive
Arrive Alive DRIVE SOBER® identifies, implements and supports effective initiatives to eradicate impaired driving.
2 to 4 positions available
2. Afghan Women’s Organization
Newcomer settlement services focusing on women and their families
Promoting their services to the community
3. AT Bubble Soccer
Full facility dedicated to bubble soccer and bubble ball games
3 positions available
4. Canadian Property Stars
Property maintenance company
Numerous positions available: Sales and Staff Manager (full time, permanent), Manager of Human Resources (full time, permanent), Total Outdoor Property Specialists (full time spring/summer, part time spring/summer, occasional)
5. Canadian Council on Rehabilitation & Work (CCRW)
Pre-eminent Canadian centre of excellence on the economic, social and psychological aspects of disability (be it one or more physical, sensory, medical, learning or mental health disability), as they impact people’s ability to seek, acquire and retain productive employment
Will provide information about employment services for people with disabilities
6. Central Eglinton Community Centre
Provides programs and services to meet the diverse and changing needs of the community. Some of the services provided include an Income Tax Clinic, Financial Planning Clinic, Childcase Registry, Employment & Training Information/Opportunuties, Food Bank Box, etc.
Positions available: 3 Camp Counsellors and 2 Program Summer Workers
7. Chipotle Mexican Grill
Restaurant/Retail located at Shops at Don Mills
2 to 3 positions available; hiring crew members
8. Davey Tree Expert Company
Professional tree and landscape care
5 positions available
9. Go Green Cricket & Sports Field
Delivers accessible ecological, recreational, sports and leadership programs for youth in the Neighbourhood Improvement Areas (NIA’s) of Flemingdon and Thorncliffe Parks.
2 positions available. Hiring for the following year and Focus on Youth Toronto (FOYT) students aged 16+
10. Greenbay Northern LTD.
Professional design and landscaping in the Richmond Hill area
4 to 5 positions available
11. Haman Mamdouhi
Promoting youth opportunities in entrepreneurship and innovation
12. Home Depot
Retail; Home improvement supplies retailing company that sells tools, construction products, and services
400+ positions available
13. JVS Toronto
Provides career, employment, and educational and vocational assessment services
Recruiting 10 Program Participants for upcoming Construction Craft Worker Pre-Apprenticeship training program that leads to employment
14. Merit Services Ltd.
Recruitment, staffing and management consulting service
5 positions available: General Labour, Fork Lift Operator, Fork Lift Mechanic, Milwright Mechanic, Heidelberg Operator
15. New Circles Community Services
Provides clothing, social connections and employment training opportunities to newcomers, refugees and others living on a low income in Thorncliffe Park, Flemingdon Park, Victoria Village and Taylor-Massey; largest clothing bank in Toronto
4 summer positions
16. Oxford College of Arts, Business and Technology
Private career post-secondary institution offering diplomas in various fields
Positions available: Education Consultant, Administrative Assistant, Financial Aid Administrators, and Instructors; Will also provide information regarding skills upgrading
17. Pedalheads Bike Camp
Provides effective programs that are safe, fun and challenging to all campers ranging from the ages 2-12
100 positions available
18. Quick Response Security Inc.
20 positions available
19. Rack Attack Products Ltd.
Sale and installation of various rack products for cars and trucks
2 positions available
20. S&P Data llc
Contact center group
2 positions available: Call Centre Reps, Admin Assistants
21. Sahara Tea/ Sahara & Co
Specialty tea products; Promotes wellness and self-care through wellness wholesome products
2 summer positions available
22. Special Olympics Ontario
Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children, youth and adults with intellectual disabilities
15 to 20 positions available
23. Thorncliffe Park Women’s Committee
Offers a number of programs to community members, with the goal of improving the lives and livelihoods of women and the community
Will provide information about volunteer opportunities with the organization that can lead to Focus on Youth Toronto (FOYT) and summer employment
24. Toronto Athletic Camps Inc.
Develop athletes and leaders, create a positive environment full of support and motivation. Strive to build the life skills, sports skills, and self-confidence of students.
15 positions available
25. Toronto Inner-city Rugby Foundation
A rugby-centre community development organization that uses rugby as a tool for social good; builds community through rugby in 31 of Toronto’s underserved, low-income and priority neighbourhoods
5 outreach intern positions available
26. Toronto Police Services – Youth in Policing Initiative
Promote youth participation in and exposure to the work environment through diverse, educational, and productive work assignments; focuses on diverse youth between the ages of 15 and 18 years, who reside in our priority identified neighbourhoods within the City of Toronto
5 outreach intern positions available
27. Toronto Public Library (Flemingdon Park Branch)
2 positions available (possibility of positions in other branches)
28. True North Sports Camps
Year-round sports programming for boys and girls ages 4 to 14; offers a variety of different summer camps and clinics, including: baseball, flag football, basketball, soccer and multi-sport
9 summer camp and 30 summer camp counselors (approximate) positions available
29. Yes I Can Nursery School
Offers a caring, stimulating learning environment to enhance each child’s strengths while fostering leadership skills and promoting activities that build confidence, self-esteem and a life-long love of learning
12 positions available
30. Zodiac Day Camp/Zodiac Swim School/Camp Tamarack
Swim instruction and overnight summer camp
20 positions available (approximate)
Please bring multiple copies of your resume and dress to impress!
Our event partners Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office and The Centre for Education and Training will be hosting a Youth Career Lounge, where they will provide employment counselling, resume critique, and mock interviews.
Please call 416-467-7275 or email Rob.Oliphant.C1A@parl.gc.ca to register and for more information.
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