For over 30 years University First Class Painters has allowed students to work in a variety of summer positions to help them gain experience and start building their careers.
Franchises are run by student managers who hire a staff of full-time marketers and painters during the summer. They operate throughout major city centres in Ontario, Franchise managers learn first-hand what it’s like to run their own business.
The UFCP franchise manager experience is a unique opportunity that allows students to apply their education to their own business with guidance and support from the company. They will learn skills for every area of business management including accounting, production, sales, and human resources.
The Management Development Program (MDP) gives students the tools to succeed in running their own franchise. Students selected for MDP will take part in training sessions part-time during the school year to ensure a smooth transition into the summer. They are selected for the program based on a variety of factors such as work experience and extracurricular activities, leadership qualities and interpersonal skills and academic performance.
University First Class Painters hires students for the following jobs during the summer and the school year:
Painters, marketers and foremen work for franchise managers and can develop skills to move into management positions
Part-time and full-time recruitment positions are available during the school year for franchises across Ontario
Since 1982 UFCP has made it a priority to give youth across Canada relevant and valuable experience to help them with their careers.
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Our system is designed to accommodate students at all levels of their degree, from those in the earliest stages of a program who are looking for summer employment to those looking for prospects beyond graduation. As a Franchise Manager you'll gain invaluable experience that will set you apart from your peers. Join our team today! More Info
Minimal painting experience – that's OK! We're looking for physically fit students who we can train and turn into great painters. As long as you have a strong work ethic and an interest in learning then you are up for the challenge. More Info
Don't mind talking to a crowd - then this job is for you. We need help informing students on campuses in your region about the amazing summer job opportunities available with UFCP. Apply now and find out more about the Recruiting Assistant position! More Info
Our Ontario Management Team
Sean is heading into his second season as the Regional Manager for Ontario and his third season with the UFCP organization. Sean has a collective 6 years of experience in the painting industry and looks forward to sharing his knowledge with his managers in the upcoming season.
The Executive Management Program focuses on developing the skills of returning managers who found success in their previous season(s). The program is built to help these select managers focus on a few keys areas of their business that may help them achieve an even greater level of success.
Managers, painters and marketers are recognized for their achievements throughout the summer. Ultimately, managers compete all season for the Regional and National awards handed out at the year end awards banquet. It's a great celebration where managers are recognized by peers and mentors for the hard work they've invested all season long.