Are you looking for a new line of work? If so, you want to miss a massive job fair coming to Metro Vancouver this month.
Featuring 50 employers, the Journey to Employment Hiring Fair takes place on May 16, in North Vancouver.
The event takes place from 11 am to 5 pm at the Pipe Shop (115 Victory Ship Way) and is free and open to all job-seekers.
The venue is located by the Lonsdale Quay, just a 12-minute Seabus ride from downtown Vancouver.
In total, there are at least 700 positions that the various participating companies are looking to fill.
Employers from both the public and private sectors will be hiring for a myriad of positions from entry-level jobs to professional careers. Whether hoping to find their first job or a new career direction, job seekers will find a wealth of exciting opportunities.
Some of the confirmed employers and positions include:
- Banking/finance: BMO, Vancity (20 positions), Sun Life Financial
- Crown Corporations: BC Hydro, Canada Post (100 positions), Public Service Commission of Canada
- Hospitality: Canucks Sports & Entertainment (20 positions), Beach House Restaurant, Hastings Racecourse (20 positions), LandSea Camp and Catering Services, Land Sea Tour & Adventures, Parq Vancouver (30 positions), Starbucks (20 positions), White Spot
- Retail: Cobs Bread (20 positions), Dick’s Lumber, Fresh St. Market, Kin’s Farm Market, Safeway, Save-on-Foods, Shoppers, The Home Depot, Winners & Homesense (60 positions), Walmart (50 positions)
- Service: Canadian Property Stars, Ferguson Moving & Storage, Fortis BC, Paladin Security
- Trades: Aquilini Group, Conwest Contracting, Done Right Painting & Sandblasting, Embers, EllisDon Construction, Keith Plumbing and Heating, Kiewit, Ledcor (30 positions), Matcon, Skyline Scaffold, Stalkaya Environmental, Two Pillars Construction, Whitewater Concrete
- Transportation: UPS Canada (20 positions), Vancouver Airport Authority (20 positions)
This event is the result of a partnership between organizations that provide free employment services and training to the community. Squamish Nation Employment & Training and Tsleil-Waututh Nation Skills Centre and YWCA WorkBC.
More information can be found on the event page and online registration is encouraged.