Red Deer Employment Services (RDES)

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Program Overview

Red Deer Employment Services provides a wide range of employment supports to assist adults who are looking to enter or re-enter the labour market.


  • Individualized assistance from an employment specialist 
  • Access to an employer liaison who maintains daily contact with local employers to secure job leads  
  • Access to our job search resource center so you can
    • Update your resume
    • Conduct your job search
    • Use job search tools such as computers and photocopiers
    • Explore educational and training opportunities and our updated job and community resource boards
How We Work Contact Us
Employment specialists
Help securing job leads
Job search resource centre

What to Expect

  • Educational and training opportunities 
  • Career exploration
  • Resume development
  • Interview techniques
  • Job search strategies
  • Employer contacts
  • Marketing support
  • Connection to additional resources
  • Ongoing communication between the client and their employer

Who is this program for?

Adults aged 18+ residing within the Red Deer area who require assistance to connect to the labour market

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can anyone use the Job Search Resource Center?

The Resource Room is available to individuals participating in the Red Deer Employment Services program and is not open to the general public. Through the Job Search Resource Center, participants have access to job search tools including: Computers; Fax Machine; Scanner; Photocopier; Phone; Job & community resource boards; Educational and training opportunities and Onsite staff to assist with job search.

Do I have to live in Red Deer to access services?

Each program that we offer has its own service area identified.

How do I qualify for a paid Exposure Course?

Exposure Courses are available to individuals participating in the Red Deer Employment Services program who have a job offer or a reasonable expectation of employment as an immediate result of completing the Exposure Course.

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