News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS in the CAREER CENTRE

Coming soon to the Career Centre this fall…UBC, UVic, Western University, University of Alberta, Volunteer Victoria

PSIBC Fair – November 2018 – A great opportunity for grade 11 and 12 students to meet representatives from: Simon Fraser, Trinity Western, Thompson Rivers, Nicola Valley Institute of Tech, Camosun, Quest, Capilano, University of Victoria, Vancouver Island University, Canadian Armed Forces, Justice Institute of BC, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and BC Institute of Technology.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Discover Culinary Arts – A half day experience at Camosun. Day bus pass will be provided. Send an email to Ben Haber at sip@camosun.bc.ca

Young Writers Summer Workshop – August 14 – 16 9:30 – 12 p.m. at the Art Gallery at 1040 Moss Street. Register: here

We are accepting applications in the fall for the Aviation and Design Program which starts in February 2019. Video here.  Aviation and Design Program Summary 2018 

NEWS

Grade 12 students who have been accepted into the Humanities Faculty and are interested in joining an academic cohort (studying together in 3-4 classes per term) can find more info here. Apply with your 500 word essay: here

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Like animals? The Pacific Cat Clinic is looking for a full time staff member for July & August, with a part time position available when school starts. Tasks: Perform daily cleaning of kennels, cages and clinic areas, communicate with veterinary technicians and vet assistants, stock all kennel/cleaning supplies as needed, prepare and distribute custom diets to all hospitalized patients. Submit a resume and cover letter to pacificcatclinic@icloud.com.

Last year of school? Need a job? WorkBC can help. GT Hiring Solutions info here.

Laurel Point Inn is hiring! Jobs: restaurant server, bellperson, banquet server, room attendant, food runner, in-room dining, 1st cook, 2nd cook. See job board for details.

Loomis Express is looking for Warehouse staff to unload trailers. Located at 4215 Commerce Circle. Shifts: 04:00 to 08:00 and 16:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday. Applicants must be 18 or older, no experience necessary. Contact Colin Blade at colin.blade@loomis-express.com.

Trillium Highgate Lodge – Looking for servers from 4 – 7 p.m. They will train. See Ms. Dawson.

Tim Hortons – No late nights, must be 16, and have your Level 1 or Basic Food Safe Certificate. Email your resume to: sarina.robertson@compass-canada.com.

Fairmont Empress is looking for room attendants, steward’s helpers, hosts, junior servers, banquet porters and guest services porters. For more info: contact Shannon Wedge at shannon.wedge@fairmont.com

Department of National Defence (DND) is seeking food services attendants. Working at DND will provide you with on-the-job training in an industrial kitchen setting and includes food prep.  Contact: Roxana.Kendall@forces.gc.ca

KidsKlub Summer Day Camp Leaders in Training – See the job board in the Career Centre. Age: 16-18.

College Pro part-time marketing – evening hours. Contact: javierocampo@collegepro.com

The Canadian Army Reserves offers summer job opportunities to students and part time throughout the school year. Sample jobs: Armoured Soldier, Medical Technician, and Army Communication lnfo Systems Specialist. Support Canadians during times of natural disaster relief operations, sovereignty and more. Recruiter: 236-889-5437.

Dawson Heights Housing-Retirement living residence – Looking for a dining room server. Minimum grade 10, Food Safe Level 1. Phone Barb Corley 250 477-4850 for more details. Full job description is on the Career Centre job board.

Games2u – Looking for an enthusiastic game coach. BC drivers licence and First Aid are an asset. Criminal record check required. 10 – 20 hrs per week. For details see job board in the Career Centre.

Morinwood Manufactoring is looking for grade 12 students interested in working in a commercial cabinet shop.  Contact: Chris Strasbourg, Plant Manager – 250 479 0581 ex 21.

Rhino Labour Temp Services – Hiring students under 16 with parental consent and over 16 without parental consent for construction site clean up, demo, landscaping, warehousing, event set up/tear down, carpentry. Click here for more details.

The Old Spaghetti Factory.  Roles: Junior Server (Busser), Servers, Dishwashers, Prep, and Hostess. No experience necessary. Any interested individuals are welcome to drop off a resume in person at 703 Douglas. Ages 15 and older.

RECENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Join the Royal Jubilee Hospital team of volunteers. See Ms. Dawson for up to date details on the Step Up Youth Volunteer Program. More info and applications here.

The Dragon Boat Festival needs volunteers. Applications: here and Info: here

Braefoot Summer Camps – Need junior leaders Ages 14-17. See job/volunteer board in the Career Centre for details.

Canucks Autism – 16 and over. More info on the volunteer board in the Career Centre and here

WIN (Women in Need) are looking for volunteers. Visit one of their locations for an application or online here.

Bays United is looking for volunteers to help with coaching during House Academy training sessions on Fridays and Sundays.  Contact: Samantha Stone samistone@shaw.ca

Victoria Disability Resource Centre is looking for volunteers. Contact Christopher Wooding at 250-595-0044 or email volunteer@drcvictoria.com

Volunteer Victoria helps connect students with positions. For information, click here

Interested in volunteering abroad? Latitude provides opportunities for global volunteering.