“Take Our Kids to Work Day gives us an opportunity to show Grade 9 students the different careers available at the City,” said Human Resources director, Sharon Willock. “Students will learn about careers in fire, security, transit and many more during their visit. During the day students will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities, job shadow and visit various City facilities.”
The City joins more than 75,000 participating businesses and organizations across Canada in this full-day program.
City staff and grade nine students taking part in the national Take Our Kids to Work Day
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Mississauga Celebration Square
Glass Pavilion (located at the south-west corner of the lower square)
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
City staff from Fire, Transit, Security and other business areas and Grade 9 students
Take Our Kids to Work Day was developed in 1994 in the GTA and is now active in all provinces and territories across the country. The program is designed to help students understand the importance of staying in school. It also helps students develop an appreciation for adult roles in making a living and supporting a family.
For more information about the nationwide Take Our Kids to Work program, visit takeourkidstowork.ca.