News/Upcoming Events


Wednesday, May 16 (FLEX-Library) – Registration 101 with grade 12 students who have applied to UVic.

Special Opportunities

Be a PAID Coast Capital Savings intern. If you are a student entering grade 11 or 12 in September 2018, apply here. Applications close April 11.

TALE (Tourism and Leadership Exploration)- TALE Program Poster 2017-18 Who: Grade 10-12. Students have the opportunity to participate in an outdoor program with a work experience component for the Summer. They will earn 8 high school credits. Deadline: Apr. 9. See Ms. Dawson for an application.

Graphic Design Program – Graphic Design Poster 2017-2018 – Grade 11 or 12 students. July 2 – August 25. Students will receive 8 high school credits during this summer program. There is an unpaid work experience placement as part of the program. Deadline: Apr. 6. See Ms. Dawson for an application.


Our annual SD61 Career Fair happens Thursday, April 19 9 – 2:30 p.m. at the Archie Browning Curling Arena at 1151 Esquimalt Road. 80 exhibitors will cover a wide range of industry sectors: Health, Trades, Business, Tourism, & Hospitality, Technology, Sport & Exercise, Art, Culture, Fashion, Agriculture, Education and more.

HMCS Malahat, Victoria’s Naval Reserve is holding a Job Fair for high school students 16 and older in grade 11 or higher on Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

SIP Camosun Career Programs available for high school students: for example, Office Admin Program, Legal Office Assistant Program, Medical Office Assistant Program, Community Support & Educational Assistant, Health Care Attendant, Computer Network Electronics Technician (CNET),  See Ms. Dawson in the Career Centre for complete information and applications.

Some of the programs at Camosun Interurban: Trades and Technologies, Centre for Sport and Exercise Education and Business are combining to offer info sessions. Where: Atriums (first floor) of the Technologies and CBA buildings. When: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 15.


Atria Retirement Canada – Looking for Junior Servers at The Victorian – 1773 Feltham Road. See Ms. Dawson for an application.

College Pro part-time marketing – evening hours. Contact:

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.

Butchart Gardens – Recruiting for spring and summer. $15/hour.  Application here.

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.

The Department of National Defence is looking for grade 12 students interested in the culinary arts and food services. Pay $11.88/hr – $14.52/hr. Apply here

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.


Help Japanese teens with their English during Spring Break (March 19-23 or 27-31), 12-5 p.m. at Global Village Victoria – 1290 Broad St. Suite #200. Contact:

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

The Greater Victoria Public Library is looking for students age 13 – 18 who like working with children and are fluent in English or French to work with emerging readers in grades 2 to 4. Click here for details.

Ambassador Work Experience Program at Moksha Yoga (must be 16 to apply). Program consists of 4 hours each week for 1 month. Bonus: Free yoga. Email:

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

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

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