Job and Volunteer Fair

Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon (VBY), the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce (WCC), Association franco-yukonnaise (l’AFY) and YuWIN are partnering in 2015 to host the 2nd Annual Spring Job and Volunteer Fair. The event will be held April 23rd from 10.30am to 4pm at the Yukon Convention Centre.

The fair currently has 44 registered exhibitors from the tourism, mining, construction, retail, government and NGO sectors:

Non-Profit Organizations: Les Essentielles, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Autism Yukon, Freedom Trails, Yukon Women in Trades and Technology, BYTE, Yukon Tourism Education Council (YTEC), Yukon Chamber of Mines, Yukon Distress & Support Line, Skills Canada Yukon, Yukon Learn, Yukon College, Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Society, Skookum Jim Friendship Centre - Youth Employment Centre, Computers for Schools Yukon, Yukon Association of Community Living, Däna Näye Ventures, Challenge, Association franco-yukonnaise, YuWIN, Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition, Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce, Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon, YuKonstruct Makerspace Society.

Businesses: Castle Rock Enterprises, Capstone  Mining Corp, Investors Group - Davy Joly, Fleming Protection, Canadian Tire, Northwestel, Employment Central, Tim Hortons, Northern Vision Development, McDonalds, Earl's Restaurant, The Real Canadian Superstore/Loblaw, Canadian Tire.

Government: RCMP Victim Assistant Volunteers, Yukon NDP Official Opposition Caucus, Government of Yukon- Fire Marshal's Office (FMO), Government of Yukon- Community Services / Protective Services/ EMS, Government of Yukon- Public Service Commission, Corporate , Human Resources and Diversity Services, Government of Yukon- Department of Health & Social Services - Internationally Educated Professionals Initiative, Government of Yukon- Department of Justice, Government of Yukon- Advanced Education.

In 2014 more than 1,000 job seekers and potential volunteers attended the event.

The Spring Job and Volunteer Fair is sponsored by Casino Mining Corp and Northern Vision Development – Hotels Division.

For more information, contact
Elise Pendlebury, Executive Director, YuWIN   
Phone: 867 393 3874
executivedirector@yuwin.ca
 

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Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce
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City of Whitehorse
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