Job Placement Services

Our Job Placement service is for clients who require additional assistance in connecting to employment. It offers flexible services to best meet your identified Job Placement needs.  

Job Placement services include:
  • Preparing for your Job Search
  • The Tools of Job Search
  • Performing an Active Job Searc
  • Employment Success
 

Career & Employment Workshops

We offer a broad topic menu covering the areas of Career Development, Education Planning, & Personal Development.  Our workshops walk clients through self-assessment, identifying needs & current trends in the labour market, setting realistic goals, planning action steps to success, & overcoming barriers.

Available workshops include:
  • Career Planning 
  • Resume Writing & Cover Letters 
  • Job Search Strategies 
  • Modern Job Search for Mature Workers
  • Transferable Skills
  • Labour Market Overview
  • Social Media/Online Job Search 
  • Interview Preparation & Practice
  • Workplace & Personal Development
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Financial Literacy
  • Arghh!...Understanding & Managing Conflict
  • Challenge to Change
  • Networking
  • Living a Balanced Life
  • Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Employment Standards
  • Class 7 Learner Prep

Job Club

Job Club, facilitated by BGS Career Specialists, provide you with an environment of ongoing support & encouragement as you work towards reaching your employment goal. Job Club is a team effort between you and BGS staff actively working to obtain employment opportunities.  As you pursue employment, we also work to establish leads/ contacts based on your employment targets.  

BGS staff support job search activities by reviewing progress, modelling job search skills (i.e. cold calling), introducing new job search techniques & supporting you to overcome any challenges that may occur during your job search.  

Additional Job Club Benefits:
  • Network with fellow Job Seekers
  • Brush up on your Job Search Skills
  • Build your Job Search “Tool Kit”
  • Develop your Social Media Job Search Strategy
  • Find out what’s happening in the local Hidden Job Market
  • Receive expert Job Search help & advice from our Career Specialists

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the program?

Our services are available to you until you find employment.

How much does it cost?

There is no cost to participate in our St Paul/ Vegreville Career & Employment Services

Where are your services located?

Our services are primarily delivered out of the local Alberta Supports sites:

  • St Paul: Main Floor, 5025 49 Avenue
  • Vegreville: 5121 49 Street

How do I get started?

Contact us with any questions you may have or to get started:

St. Paul: 587-252-3320

Vegreville: 587-280-3170

What kind of jobs are available?

Available jobs are dependent on local labour market opportunities and conditions. Together, we will look for available employment opportunities that meets your employment/ career goals.

Can I participate if I am working?

If you are marginally employed (less than full-time hours or inconsistent employment) or know that your employment will be ending, you can participate in our services.

How can I get help with a resume?

Your best option is to attend our Resume Workshop.  The workshop provides an introduction to resumes for participants who do not have a current resume or those who have a resume but do not fully understand the resume elements that are required for a successful job search.  Even if you have a resume but it has been some time since it has been updated, you could benefit from attending and hearing about new resume concepts and strategies for today’s labour market.

If you have a current resume and would just like us to review it with you, please contact us.

What is Drop-in Job Club?

Drop-In Job Club is available to anyone and is an opportunity for you to network with fellow job seekers and share local hidden job market information.  Job Club offers an environment of ongoing support & encouragement as you work towards reaching your employment target. BGS Career Specialists support your efforts by reviewing your progress, coaching you on effective job search techniques and working to establish leads/ contacts based on your employment targets.

How do I get started?

Contact our St Paul & Vegreville Employment Services today to start your journey towards Employment SUCCESS!

✓ Call us at St. Paul: 587.252.3320 | Vegreville: 587.280.3170
✓ Email us at [email protected]
✓ Send us a direct message via facebook @BGSCareerVentures

“The Province of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada
to provide employment support programs and services.”