Career Fair - Exhibitor Profiles

 

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List of exhibitors(as of February 5, 2014)

 

 

 

Abbotsford Community Services is a large social service agency offering help to people throughout Abbotsford. Every year, approximately 38,000 come through our doors looking for help from one or more of our 70 programs and services. From newborn babies to seniors. From women escaping violence to youth overcoming addictions. From newcomers in Canada to people with developmental disabilities.


Abbotsford School District

 The Abbotsford School District is preparing and inspiring students for a life time of success. Working with us is not just a job, it's a rewarding career. Every employee makes a difference to kids and their learning. Make a future, come learn with us.

Website: http://hr.sd34.bc.ca/careers

Current/future opportunities: Casual custodians, casual education assistants


AbbotsfordWORKS

AbbotsfordWORKS is funded by the Province of British Columbia and provides FREE specialized employment assistance services for unemployed clients who are legally entitled to work in Canada and live in the Abbotsford area.

Current/future opportunities: http://www.abbotsfordworks.com


‌Aboriginal Youth Internship Program

 Every year, we provide a 12-month paid internship for up to 25 young Aboriginal British Columbians. Our aim in providing this opportunity is to help Aboriginal youth build professional skills and networks, get a taste for pursuing a career in government, and above all, awaken their capacity for leadership.


Website: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/myhr/article.page?ContentID=da597988-e529-b2e7-7289-498126786486

Current/future opportunities: Interns are placed with a government ministry for nine months, then with an Aboriginal organization for three months, doing important work such as engaging communities, developing policies and programs, managing projects, promoting healthy lifestyles, participating in adjudications and negotiations and conducting research. 


Advanced Integration Technology Canada Inc. (AITCA) is part of a global provider of turnkey Aerospace Factory Automation, including the design, fabrication, installation and maintenance of fully integrated plant floor systems.  At our facilities in Langley, B.C., AIT Canada specializes in high-precision fabrication, machining, and assembly to serve emerging high-technology tooling needs.

Website: http://www.aint.com
Current/future opportunities: Welder/Fabricator, Machinist, Millwright, Manufacturing Engineer


Adler School of Professional Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology (ASPP) is one of the oldest freestanding professional schools of psychology in North America and has enjoyed international recognition for the expertise of its faculty and exceptional quality of its educational programs, publications and clinical services. Moreover, it is the only accredited doctoral level institution in the world having Individual Psychology as its major educational orientation.

Website: http://www.adler.edu
Current/future opportunities: 

ASPP offers master’s degrees in Counselling Psychology (thesis [MAC] and non-thesis [MCP] based), Organizational Psychology (MAOP), and Community Psychology (MACD).

In September 2013, ASPP Vancouver launched the Doctor in Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program.

In September 2014, ASPP Vancouver will be launching the Master of Art Therapy (MAT) program.


 SIMPLY CONNECTING GREAT PEOPLE

Current/future opportunities: We have many exciting opportunities. For more information on our current job listings please visit www.angusone.com


BC Assessment is a Crown Corporation that provides property assessment services for a variety of customers across the province.  To provide those services we have a workforce of over 650 people located in offices throughout B.C.

Website: http://www.bcassessment.ca
Current/future opportunities: 

Lead Technical Analyst

Are you an IT professional looking for your next career challenge?

•Do you enjoy leading and managing projects?

•Would you look forward to an array of outstanding benefits, including three weeks of vacation to start, in-house training/development, and career planning support? Join BC Assessment today!


BC Hydro is the largest electric utility in BC and one of North America’s leading providers of clean, renewable energy. Our company’s business activities focus on the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. At BC Hydro, we provide our employees with challenging roles, opportunities for advancement and a healthy work-life balance. Visitwww.bchydro.com/careers for more information.

Website: www.bchydro.com/careers
Current/future opportunities: 

  • Co-op positions
  • Power Smart Representatives
  • Engineers in Training
  • Graduate Technologists in Training and Apprentices

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine

The Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine is Western Canada's only naturopathic medical school. Boucher offer a 4 year Naturopathic Doctors designation and has intakes in January and September. Boucher is accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA), the Council of Naturopathic Medical Education (CMNE), the College of Naturopathic Physicians of BC (CNPBC) and the CNME.

Website: http://www.binm.org
Position Type: Grad/Professional School & Educational Program Recruitment


The British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) is a mission-driven Member services organization committed to delivering peace-of-mind to 812,000 Members,  BCAA is famous for providing roadside assistance and an array of award-winning home, auto and travel insurance services.

Website: http://www.bcaa.com
Position Type: Insurance Advisors, Auto & Car Repair


The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Website: http://www.bc.cancer.ca
Current/future opportunities:Daffodil Campaign Support Roles


Canadian Forces

Royal Westminster Regiment

The Royal Westminster Regiment is a primary reserve infantry unit located in New Westminster and Chilliwack. The unit trains locally on a part-time schedule, every Wednesday night with one weekend per month. Training involves a wide range of activities from field manoeuvres which include navigation, mountaineering and reconnaissance to weapons handling and communications. 

Current/future opportunities: 

Infantry Officer
Infantry Soldier
Resource Management Support Clerk


CBI- Monarch House

We provide interdisciplinary services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other neurodevelopment and behavioural disabilities from infancy to adulthood.

Website: http://www.cbi.ca/web/monarchhouse
Current/future opportunities:

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Behavior Interventionist
  • Counselor
  • Behavior Consultant
  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Administration

CIBC

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution. Through our three major businesses – Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Wholesale Banking.
President’s Choice Financial is an internet bank that integrates financial services through a network of partners. President’s Choice Financial offers customers a better way to do their banking by offering no-fee banking.

Current/future employment opportunities: Personal Banking Representatives
Customer Service Representatives
Financial Service Representatives


Become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and join the ranks of Canada’s top strategic and financial decision-makers. By earning the CPA designation, you will develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence required to be successful and influential. You will be valued for your financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills, and leadership. CPA positions you for a lifetime of opportunities and rewards.

Website: http://www.goCPAbc.ca
Position Type: Grad/Professional School & Educational Program Recruitment


The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) is an accredited, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to providing innovative services to children and youth with special needs, and adults with developmental disabilities and their family. CSCL has been serving the Chilliwack community and the surrounding areas since 1954. CSCL employs approximately 300 people.

Website: http://www.cscl.org
Current/future opportunities: Community Support Workers - FT, PT and casual positions available; Licensed Practical Nurses - casual positions available


Cintas Canada

Cintas is the leader in corporate identity uniform programs, helping companies of all sizes consistently present a clean, crisp, professional look. In addition to offering the largest variety of uniform colors and styles in the industry, our Facility Services group helps our customers keep their businesses looking clean and professional with floor mats, restroom supplies, mops, and shop towels.

Website: http://www.cintas.ca
Current/future opportunities: 

  • Management Trainee - Full Time 18 month program designed for new graduates to become fully integrated in the business and culture of Cintas with the goal of a leadership position once the program is completed.
  • Service Scholar - Co-op internship in the service department
  • Sales Scholar - Co-op internship in the sales department

City of Chilliwack

The municipal government of the City of Chilliwack. Chilliwack is a community of approximately 85,000 people, located 100 kilometers east of the City of Vancouver.  The City of Chilliwack has a corporate commitment to efficiency, accountability and service for both current and prospective residents and businesses.

Current/future opportunities: Please visit jobs.chilliwack.com for current opportunities available


Communitas Supportive Care Society is a non-profit faith-based organization providing care in communities across British Columbia to people living with disabilities. We provide services ranging from 24-hour residential care to skills-based day programs to respite care for families. Communitas is a place of opportunity for meaningful employment and we are committed to helping you have a positive experience with us.

Website: http://www.CommunitasCare.com/careers
Current/future opportunities: 

  • Residential Support Workers
  • Health Care Workers
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Care Aides
  • Registered Nurses/Psychiatric Nurses
  • Mental Health Workers
  • Food Services
  • Laundry/Housekeeping
  • Evening Assistants
  • Life Skills Counselors 

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Consulting is a full spectrum Human Capital Solutions Company with a focus on providing Recruitment, Permanent & Contractual Staffing services to client organization. We cater services to various industries and verticals such as Accounting & Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Engineering, Government Services & Office Personnel. As a corporate partner, we source professionals with high intellectual horsepower to help organizations build their human capital on one hand, and on the other we help individuals optimize their career choices. Building long term trust-based relationships with both clients and candidates, Destinationone prides itself on the personal and process oriented approach to staffing any requirements.

 

Current/future opportunities: We have many exciting opportunities. For more information on our current job listings please visit www.destinationone.ca
  Community Living BC (CLBC) delivers support and services to adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia. It has a board of self-advocates, family and community members, as well as staff located throughout the province. We believe that people with developmental disabilities & their families know best when it comes to their needs, goals & planning for the future.

Website: http://www.communitylivingbc.ca/
Current/future opportunities: 

  • Facilitator: Primary purpose is to provide information, advise and provide practical assistance to support eligible adults and their families. Facilitators enable people to participate in and contribute to their community and make informed decisions to meet their needs.
  • Quality Service Analyst: Responsible for representing CLBC as the primary point of contact for service providers

The Elizabeth Fry Society

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver is a charitable organization that provides support services to some of society's most vulnerable populations – women, girls and children at risk of involvement, involved in or affected by the justice system. Our more than two dozen programs work to break the cycle of poverty, addiction, mental illness, homelessness and crime.

Website: http://www.elizabethfry.com/
Current/future opportunities: Full Time, Part Time, Relief (Casual)


Envision Financial is one of British Columbia’s most innovative and progressive companies. We have been named one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada by Report on Business magazine for eight years running, and have been designated a “Caring Company” by the Canadian Institute for Philanthropy. Our vision is to make a real difference in the financial lives of our members.

Website: http://www.envisionyourfuture.ca
Current/future opportunities: 

  • Service Representative - As a Service Representative you will provide individual cash services transactions to members within a branch environment while responding to routine member inquiries on selected products and services. You will control and balance cash through the use and maintenance of the Automated Cash Dispenser and ATM.
  • Personal Account Representative
  • Personal Account Manager

Fraser Health, located in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, has 20 culturally and geographically diverse communities - from urban to rural. As the fastest growing region in the province, we provide health services to 1.6 million people with 12 acute care hospitals, tertiary teaching hospitals, and services in public.


Current career opportunities: careers.fraserhealth.ca


Garda Security

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, GardaWorld provides business solutions and security services around the world. Our 45,000 highly trained, dedicated professionals serve clients throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. We work across a broad range of sectors, including protective services, cash services, aviation, international services and HR services.

Current/future employment opportunities:Campus Security
Healthcare Security
Control Room Operators
OFA2 Attendants


 GoodLife Fitness

At GoodLife, we believe in creating an environment that enriches people's lives. GoodLife team members are motivated to succeed and it is each person's passion that determines their growth. Enrich your life and the lives of our members on a daily basis.

Website: http://jobs.goodlifefitness.com
Current career opportunities: 

  • Full-time Fitness Advisor (sales)
  • Full-time Personal Trainer
  • Full-time Management

GroupHEALTH Benefit Systems is a rapidly growing, full-service Group Benefits Consulting Firm operating nationally. Innovative and customer-focused, we’re not your parent’s insurance company.

Current/future opportunities: http://grouphealthglobal.com/joinus/


 Founded in 1906, Guillevin International has grown into one of Canada's largest distributors of electrical products, industrial supplies as well as safety products and equipment. Its 1,200 employees based at over 100 Profit Centers across the country ensure Guillevin's success by distributing more than 90,000 items sourced from a multitude of world renowned manufacturers.

Website: http://www.guillevin.com

Current/future opportunities: The Management Trainee Program is one of the avenues through which we recruit University and College graduates today.  This program would be of interest to anyone who has a strong desire to advance themselves, wants to be evaluated on their own performance and who aspire to be future business leaders.  Please visit our booth or check out our website (www.guillevin.com) for further information.


Website: http://www.homedepot.ca/jobs
Current/future opportunities: Cashier, Lot, Sales Associate, Freight, Department Supervisor


For over 80 years Investors Group has been a part of IGM Financial, and a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, one of Canada’s largest and most respected companies.

We are looking forward to talking with you at the UFV Career Fair!

Website: www.investorsgroup.com
Current/future opportunities: Financial Advisor


Langley Association for Community Living has been supporting adults and children with developmental disabilities for over 50 years. We provide employment, residential and respite services to the individuals and families to enable them to lead an inclusive life in community.

Website: http://www.langleyacl.org
Current/future opportunities: full and part time positions as well as casual positions.


LLT LLP, Certified General Accountants, are ambitious, hardworking keeners who are dedicated to helping their clients achieve their goals, while paying the least amount of tax possible. Their practice areas are Agri-business, Small and Medium Sized Business, First Nations, Charitable Organizations, Taxation, Estate Planning, Business Planning and Business Coaching.

Website: http://www.lltcga.com
Current/future opportunities: Entry level Junior Accountant


Middlesex College of Law

Our college’s mission statement is ‘To create an educational environment, which meets the academic and intellectual needs of every student studying at Middlesex College of Law


 

Human Services, Supports adults with developmental disabilities and children with special needs.

‌Website: www.missionacl.org
Current/future opportunities:

  • Residential support workers
  • Child, youth activity workers
  • Community support workers

 MNP

MNP is one of the largest chartered accountancy and business consulting firms in Canada, providing client-focused accounting, consulting and taxation advice. MNP has proudly served mid-market public and private companies for more than 65 years. MNP continues to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada. Work for a firm that works for you.

Website: http://www.mnp.ca
Current/future opportunities: Articling Students, Accounting Technicians, Administrative Staff


New Westminster Police Department

We are the City of New Westminster's police agency and we're looking to expand our close-knit, community-oriented team.

Current/future employment opportunities: 

Police Officers


Peterbilt Pacific Inc.

Peterbilt Pacific Inc. is a well-established provincial company offering a unique experience featuring the sales and service of Peterbilt brand Trucks as well as being one of the largest Peterbilt dealers in Canada. Our value for excellence through the ongoing training of staff and a commitment to staying technologically ahead has led to award winning sales, parts and service departments

Website: http://www.peterbilt.bc.ca
Current/future opportunities: We currently have openings for Journey-person Commercial Transport Technicians as well as opportunities for Commercial Transport Apprentices in both our Surrey and Abbotsford locations.


Prince George School Disctrict 

Current/ future opportunities: Teachers

‌Prospera Credit Union

Our employees receive the best in leadership, the latest in resources, adn the power to make their dreams, and those of our members, a reality.  As BC's 5th largest credit union, we're proud to boast that everything we do is local, including our decision making.

Website: http://www.prospera.ca
Current/future opportunities: Service Representatives


Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

As stated by RBC President and Chief Executive Officer “We invest in recruiting outstanding people. It’s an investment that has established RBC as an employer of choice” 
At RBC we believe that supporting the growth and development of our employees is the key to our organization’s success.

Current/future employment opportunites: Manager Client Care, Branch Manager, Operational Support Officer, Financial Planner, Account Manager Personal/Business


Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Providing Service and Security to the people of Canada.

Website: www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Current/future opportunities: Police Officers


 Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm. The company's staffing divisions include OfficeTeam® for administrative professionals, and Accountemps®, Robert Half® Finance & Accounting and Robert Half® Management Resources for temporary, full-time and project professionals in the fields of accounting and finance.


Website: http://www.roberthalf.com
Future opportunities:

  • Executive & Administrative Assistants
  • Office / Facilities Managers
  • Sales & Marketing Assistants
  • Research Administrators
  • Project Coordinators
  • Document Control Clerks
  • Presentation Specialists
  • Receptionists
  • Office Clerks
  • File Clerks
  • Mail Assistants
  • Data Entry Specialists
  • Word Processors
  • Human Resources
  • Customer Service
  • Medical Transcriptionists

Ryder is a Fortune 500 company providing leading-edge logistics, supply chain and transportation management solutions worldwide.

We are seeking applicants interested in Commercial Transport Trades - all levels. Ryder offers opportunities for career growth and advancement from within. We offer a competitive package and exceptional training and development.

Website: http://www.ryder.com
Current/future opportunities: 

  • Service Employees
  • Lube Technicians
  • Commercial Transport Apprentices
  • Licensed Technicians
  • Customer Service Coordinators
  • Service Truck Technicians

Located approximately 45 kilometres southeast of Vancouver, BC, Langley School District provides services to the City of Langley and the Township of Langley. The District serves over 18,000 students and employs over 2,500 teachers, support staff and administrators. All of its resources are directed to its mission of “Student success through excellence in education.”

Website: http://www.sd35.bc.ca
Current/future opportunities: 

  • Special Education Assistant
  • Settlement Worker in Schools
  • HVAC-R Mechanic
  • Administrative Systems Trainer
  • Youth Care Worker
  • School Bus Driver
  • Library Technician

Status Electrical Corporation

One of Western Canada's largest Electrical, Systems, and Automation contractors. We take part in projects ranging from $50,000 to $40 million throughout BC, Alberta, Washington, Nevada, and California.

Current/future employment opportunities:

Human Resources
Safety Officer
Electricians
Low-Voltage Technicians
Project Managers
Executive Assistant


Stream Chilliwack provides a full complement of support services in the North America market, and has been recognized by the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce as both Employer of the Year and Established Business of the Year.

Our local reputation, in addition to a growing, highly-skilled population, makes Chilliwack an ideal service delivery location for several of our largest clients.

Website: http://www.stream.com
Position Type: Helping you be successful is the most important part of our success. So how do we do it? By offering you an exciting career path with opportunity for advancement and promotions, great benefits and rewards and continuing education programs so you can thrive. Every day you'll have the opportunity to use your ingenuity and resourcefulness to make the right decisions at the right time when it matters.


Student Works - Abbotsford

 For over 25 years Student Works has been in the business of helping university and college students run their own summer business. Over the summer one will learn important business skills, be able to add real business experience to your resumé and earn excellent money (ave $20,500).

Website: http://www.studentworks.ca
Current/future opportunities:

  • Franchise Owner/Operator
  • Crew Chief
  • Painter

Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial offers an extraordinary lifestyle that includes flexibility, career advancements and personal growth. Sun Life gives you the opportunity to be in business for your self, but not by yourself with ongoing training and support to help you achieve personal goals. Join 3500 advisors and feel “Life Under The SUN”!

Website: http://www.sunlife.ca/
Current/future opportunities: Sun Life Financial Advisor


SCMA is the principle source of supply chain training, education and professional development in the country. The SCMABC grants the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation, the highest achievement in the field and the mark of strategic leadership.

Website: http://www.scmabc.ca
Position Type: We are an association providing support for individuals involved in the supply chain industry. We do not hire individuals but have job postings provided by employers listed on our website.


SUS, Student Union Society

The Student Union Society, commonly known simply as the SUS, is a non-profit organization which was registered under the B.C. Society Act in 1995 following a referendum of the student body. The day-to-day work of the SUS is undertaken by elected representatives, who serve the Society’s mandate: to provide the Student Body with services that the University does not, and to advocate on behalf of its members.

Thompson Rivers University’s flexible MBA program offers full-time, on-campus study in Kamloops as well as online, blended and part-time study options. Our program is the perfect choice for recent graduates and early career entry as there is no minimum work experience requirement for admission. An accelerated, one-year program is available for qualified BBA/BComm graduates.

Website: http://www.tru.ca/mba
Current/future opportunities: Now accepting applications for our May 2014 and September 2014


Trinity Western University, in Langley, B.C., is a provincially chartered, independent Christian liberal arts university, enrolling approximately 4000 students. TWU offers 42 undergraduate and 16 graduate degree programs.  TWU holds Canada Research Chairs in Dead Sea Scroll Studies, Developmental Genetics and Disease, and Interpretation, Religion & Culture.

Website: http://www.twu.ca/graduate
Current/future opportunities: TWU offers 8 graduate programs.


 TYCROP

Working at TYCROP is more than just a job - it’s an opportunity to explore and enhance your capabilities and build a rewarding and evolving career.

For more than three decades, TYCROP has been designing, engineering, building and supporting mobile equipment for specialized markets around the world.

Find out where your career can begin and where it can go. At TYCROP, We build opportunity.

Website: http://www.tycrop.com
Current opportunities: 

  • Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Warehousing
  • Trailer Mechanics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Future opportunities:

  • Electrical
  • Office administration
  • Accounting
  • Operations
  • Sales

 

UBC Sauder School of Business, Diploma in Accounting Program

Have a university degree but lack the prerequisites to enter a professional accounting program? UBC's Diploma in Accounting equips degree graduates with the foundation needed to succeed in a professional accounting designation. The Program’s flexible format allows you to finish in as little as 10 or as long as 24 months. Find out how UBC DAP can help you put your career aspirations into action.

Website: www.sauder.ubc.ca/dap 
Position Type: Grad/Professional School & Educational Program Recruitment

For aspiring accountants, the UBC Diploma in Accounting Program (UBC DAP) is the gateway between an undergraduate degree and professional accounting designation program. DAP accepts students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including arts, science, economics, business, etc. Accelerate your future... take the gateway to accounting.


Vector Marketing

Vector Marketing is a single-level direct sales company that sells CUTCO®.
CUTCO® is the #1 selling brand of high quality kitchen Cutlery in North America and has been in business since 1949. 

Vector Marketing Canada provides a real world experience providing exceptional customer service to our clients and teaches the important soft skills that employers are looking for. 

Current/future employement opprotunities: Sales Rep
Key Staff, Assistant Manager


The West Coast College of Massage Therapy is the premier college for massage therapy education in North America. For almost 30 years WCCMT has been graduating the highest number of Registered Massage Therapists in BC. Their name is known and renowned nationally and internationally.

Website: www.collegeofmassage.com  
Position Type: Grad/Professional School & Educational Program Recruitment.  

At the West Coast College of Massage Therapy, we train students to become top-quality Registered Massage Therapists


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