ESG @ THE ART WALK 2017

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ESG @ THE ART WALK 2017

At Executive Spa Group, we love being on Whyte Ave/Old Strathcona. Our neighborhood plays host to many events that bring the community together. One of our favourites is The Whyte Avenue Art Walk. The Whyte Avenue Art Walk takes place from July 7-9; 10AM-5PM. Check out the details by clicking HERE. In fact, our walls are decorated by former Art Walk artist, Taara Smith. This year, we went out with our Beautiful Futures Class 2017 Face and Body Waxing & Tinting focus to enjoy the beautiful outdoor gallery. Here are some of our favourites of 2017: Patrick Markle Neelam Chattoo Jamie Pruden

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Beautiful Futures Program Now Accepting Applications

START DATE: MAY 8, 2017

Beautiful Futures Youth Empowerment Program

‘Beautiful Futures’ helps participants overcome barriers to employment and develop skills and attain the work experience needed to participate in Alberta‚Äôs beauty industry.

The program provides youth ages 15-30 with transferable skills necessary in any labour market, and will help them overcome barriers such as:
  • Lack of work history;
  • Lack of confidence and self-esteem;
  • Lack of transportation;
  • Lack of employability skills;
  • History of unsuccessful intervention; and
  • Other social factors (e.g. family situation)
PROGRAM DETAILS: ‘Beautiful Futures’ has 3 components:

1. In-class


During this 1st portion, you will acquire fundamental skills required for any job regardless of industry. However, our goal is to help you gain personal development, life and employment skills, and transferrable skills to take you anywhere you want to go in the beauty industry!
Learn more about career laddering in the beauty industry.

2. Skill Enhancement


This portion is completed during
in-class time.
You will acquire technical skills.
You could be certified in
Face and Body Waxing,
Manicures and Pedicures,
Tinting, Lash Extensions, etc. Each intake will focus on different skills.
Funding is provided by the Government of Canada for this portion of the program.

3. Paid Work Experience


During this 3rd portion, you will gain skills and work experience in entry-level beauty industry-related jobs. Your work experience will be completed at different salons, spas, medispas, health and wellness centres, and retail outlets throughout the city. Employers in the industry will mentor you to make the best out of your work experience.


NOTE: In some scenarios, the possibility exists to turn the Work Experience into a permanent position, so make sure to impress your employer! Days of the week will vary amongst employers, but remember, weekends are busy days for the beauty industry, so be prepared to commit!

PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • 15-30 years of age at the time of project intake;
  • Must be interested in joining the beauty industry;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident,
    or have been granted refugee status in Canada;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada; and
  • Must be in need of assistance overcoming employment barriers.

HOW DO I APPLY?

You can apply ONLINE to participate in ‘Beautiful Futures’. Thank you for your interest.

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