YOUTH CAREER EXPO IS HERE TO HELP!

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March 4th, 2019

Are you a student and wonder what’s next for me after high school?
Are you a parent and wonder how do I educate my child on what’s out there for jobs and careers?
Are you an employer looking to fulfill jobs and careers?
Are you a volunteer organization looking for student volunteers?
Are you a volunteer looking to give back to your community?

The South Georgian Bay Youth Career Expo is here to help!

In an effort to further engage youth and showcase the extensive range of jobs and careers in South Georgian Bay, several community groups have once again partnered to put together the fourth annual South Georgian Bay Youth Career Expo. This year’s event will be held at the Blue Mountain Resort Village Conference Centre on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019.

The event is targeting 60 exhibitors, 800 youth (100 more than the 700 who attended in 2018) and has plans to provide 9 different breakout session topics and 2 walking careers tours of the diverse Blue Mountain Village and resort. The committee sends out invitations to public, catholic and private high schools targeting grade 10, 11 and 12 students and classes in the SGB region.

The career expo will showcase various employment sectors including: Accounting/Finance, Advanced Manufacturing, Aviation, Communications, Construction, Education, Emergency Services, Employment Resources, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Food Service, Health and Wellness, Life Science, the Military, Skilled Trades, Technology, Tourism and more. Exhibitors that hire student’s, bring on co-op students or are looking for student volunteers are also clearly identified in the career expo area.

The current planned breakout sessions running throughout the day include Talking Post-Secondary, Talking Trades, OSAP, Building Your Brand, Be Your Own Boss including a panel of Entrepreneurs, Networking, Stress Management, Military Careers and Job Practice Interview Opportunities.
The event committee includes volunteers, school staff, representatives from the SGB campus of Georgian College, Tracks, the Rural Ontario Medical Program, Blue Mountain Resort, The Talent Switch and the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre.

The South Georgian Bay Youth Career Expo aims to not only showcase regional employment opportunities but also to expose our youth to a host of interesting and viable career choices that will bring them back to Live, Work and Play in South Georgian Bay!
For more details CLICK HERE to visit the website.

Highlights from the 2018 Youth Career Expo

   
   
   

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