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Regional Job Fairs are back and in person!  Three regional job fairs are planned for Hanover, Owen Sound and Meaford. A number of full-time, part-time and seasonal positions will be available to support various industries. 

Registration is not required for job seekers to participate in these events. Employers can register for a booth online at www.grey.ca/job-fair while spaces are available.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
P&H Centre
269 7th Ave., Hanover
 
Thursday March 31, 2022
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bayshore Community Centre
1900 3rd Ave. E., Owen Sound
 
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Meaford and St. Vincent Community Centre
151 Collingwood St. W., Meaford

Employer By Location

There are a number of employers attending each job fair location. Click on the accordions below to discover who is attending.

March 30 in Hanover

  • A&W
  • Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board
  • BUILT WRIGHT FENCING
  • DJ Peat Roofing & Sheet Metal Ltd
  • Edgewell Personal Care
  • Electrical Contacts Ltd
  • Exceldor Foods Ltd
  • Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC)
  • Four County Labour Market Planning Board
  • Georgian College
  • Grey County HR/LTC
  • Kids & Us Community Childcare and Family Education Centres
  • Kunkel Bus Lines
  • LEADS
  • Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
  • PitaPit
  • Playtime Casino Hanover
  • Scotiabank
  • Silent Valley Resort
  • South Bruce Grey Health Centre
  • Southbridge Care Homes
  • South-East Grey Support Services 
  • Sun Life Financial Whitehead Beckett
  • Town of Hanover
  • Village Seniors Community by Revera 
  • West Bros Furniture
  • WOW wings Hanover 
  • YMCA of Owen Sound GB

March 31 in Owen Sound

  • A&W Owen Sound
  • BDO Canada LLP
  • Burger King
  • BWXT Canada Ltd.
  • CarePartners
  • Chapman's Ice Cream
  • City of Owen Sound
  • CMHA Grey Bruce
  • Cobble Beach
  • DJ Peat Roofing & Sheet Metal Ltd
  • Driverseat Owen Sound
  • Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC)
  • First Student Owen Sound
  • Four County Labour Market Planning Board
  • Georgian College
  • Georgian Oaks Garden Maintenance
  • Gingerbug Brewing Company
  • Grey Bruce Health Services
  • Grey County (including Lee Manor, Rockwood Terrace and Grey Gables)
  • Grey Sauble Conservation Authority 
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Harrison Park Inn Restaurant
  • Hutten & Co
  • James Special Services Inc.
  • Kelseys Original Roadhouse
  • Lockwood Painting
  • MacLean Engineering & Marketing Co. Limited
  • Markdale Golf & Curling Club
  • McDonald's Restaurants
  • Miller Group
  • Northern Impact (Lori McCarthy) Supplemental Insurance
  • Owen Sound Ledgerock
  • Owen Sound Police Service 
  • Pickard Construction
  • Seasons Owen Sound
  • Shouldice Designer Stone
  • Southbridge Care Homes
  • Sparkle Window Cleaning
  • Summit Place
  • Sun Life
  • The Agency
  • The Cleaning Brigade
  • The Women's Centre Grey Bruce
  • Tim Hortons
  • Transcontinental RBW Graphics
  • Voyago
  • Walker Industries
  • Walmart
  • Williamsford Pie Company
  • YMCA of Owen Sound GB

April 5 in Meaford

  • Beaver Valley Outreach
  • Blue Mountain Resort
  • Bobi’s Play School
  • Bruce Street Technologies
  • CanEx- 4th Canadian Division Training Centre
  • DJ Peat Roofing & Sheet Metal Ltd
  • Docks Unlimited, Grey Bruce Coatings & Insulation
  • First Student 
  • Four County Labour Market Planning Board
  • Garden Holistics
  • Georgian College
  • Grey County HR/LTC
  • Gyles Sails & Marine 
  • Ice River Sustainable Solutions
  • Marek Hospitality
  • McGinty's Cafe
  • Meaford Chamber
  • Meaford Golf Course
  • Meaford Long Term Care
  • Miller Group
  • Municipality of Meaford
  • Northern Impact (Lori McCarthy) Supplemental Insurance
  • RC Solutions
  • Sail Restaurant 
  • Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain
  • Scotiabank
  • Southbridge Care Homes
  • T&K Ferri Orchards
  • The Blue Mountain Village
  • The ReD DooR / MEAFORD Motel
  • Woodley Care Services 
  • YMCA of Owen Sound GB

Come prepared . Bring along copies of your resume and be ready to speak to speak to employers and possibly even do an on-the-spot interview.  YMCA Employment Services is available leading up to the job fair to assist with resume creation. For assistance, visit www.ymcaowensound.on.ca/employment/(link is external) or call toll free at 1-800-265-3711.

Top Tips for Job Seekers

  1. Ensure your resume is up to date. 
  2. Explore the list of employers attending the job fair so you can use your time wisely and speak with everyone you need to during the job fair.  
  3. Research the company you are interested in and learn about their business and the positions available. 
  4. Prepare and rehearse some talking points in advance.  
  5. Dress professionally.
  6. Give yourself a competitive edge by contacting YMCA Employment Services for helpful tips and the inside scoop on what employers are looking for.  Call YMCA at 519-371-9222 or stop by one of their resource centres in Hanover or Owen Sound. 

Job Fair Partners

The Grey County Regional Job Fairs are made possible through local collaboration and support from the federal and provincial governments. Partners include Grey County, YMCA of Owen Sound, Four County Labour Market Planning Board, Georgian College, City of Owen Sound, Town of Hanover, Municipality of Meaford, Meaford Chamber of Commerce, and Employment Ontario.

Logos of the job fair partners and sponsors

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Rockwood terrace site plan

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2022 Municipal Elections

logos of all 9 member municipalities and Grey County

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Grey Road 3 and 4 Roundabout

Aerial image with an overlay showing the placement of the planned roundabout

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Proposed County Official Plan Amendment #11

Aerial photo of downtown Thornbury

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Age-Friendly Community Strategy and Action Plan

Age Friendly Community Strategy Plan

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Forest Management By-Law Update

photo of a trail going through a forest

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Image of the Job Fair logo

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Map of the Grey Road 19-21 Corridor highlighting areas to be improved

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