The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre

Youth Employment Centre

The City of Calgary Youth Employment Centre (YEC) provides free year round career and employment services to youth ages 15 - 24.

To access the YEC services, to learn about current and upcoming hiring opportunities please book an appointment below. Please note that all appointments are being offered virtually and in-person. 

Currently, there are no drop-in services available at this time.

YEC Employment Services: 

  • Resume and Cover Letter Targeting  
  • Job Searching Strategies
  • Interview Preparation 
  • Career Planning
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Hiring Events
  • Employment Workshops
  • Connections to Employers

The initial meeting may take between 30-60 minutes. After your first session, contact your employment counsellor directly to schedule any additional meetings

Sign-up on this page to make an appointment or call 403-268-2490.


  1. Please fill out the "YEC Registration Form" BEFORE your meeting with an Employment Counsellor. The document is a fillable form -  save the form and send it to your Employment Counsellor at the time of your meetingCheck your JUNK EMAIL PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT for information from the Employment Counsellor. 
  2. If you sign-up for a remote appointment with 15 minutes before the start time - be aware that there may be a bit of a delay in YEC's response.
  3. You are allowed to schedule ONE APPOINTMENT ONLY.
  4. You will not be able to cancel, edit information or change an appointment time 1 DAY (24 hours) prior to the date/time of your session. If you require to change or cancel your appointment, please call 403-268-2490.
  5. If you have a remote/virtual appointment, please be in a quiet space with no distractions


  1. Prior to your in-person appointment, your Employment Counsellor will connect with you by e-mail to go over all important information and steps to take before your meeting.
  2. Please fill out the AHS - COVID Checklist form and send it to your employment counsellor. 
  3. Only the youth meeting with an employment counsellor is allowed in the building. No parents, caregivers, support staff, or friends can attend meetings, and must wait outside the Alberta Trade Centre. 
  4. Masks must be worn for the duration of your visit. If you do not have one, a mask will be provided.
  5. Social distancing must be maintained when possible. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth, and face. Cover coughs and sneezes in a tissue or your elbow.
  6. Carry and use your own hand sanitizer. If you do not have any, sanitizer will be provided when you enter the building and throughout the building.

For more information about your appointment time, to update your contact information or to change/cancel your appointment please call 403-268-2490 or visit

Related files:
YEC Registration Form - Fill out and keep for Appt (312KB pdf)
*NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE TO YOUR APPOINTMENT. Please fill out the fillable form and give this to your Employment Counsellor when you meet with them at the time of your meeting.
COVID Checklist - Must Complete for In-Person Appt (850KB pdf)
If you are meeting with an Employment Counsellor at the Youth Employment Centre. Please complete this fillable PDF prior to your meeting. Please e-mail your Employment Counsellor once they connect with you.

Created by:   Colleen Brillantes
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