News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS in the CAREER CENTRE

Volunteer Victoria – Mon. Jan 28 – Lunch

Latitude Global Volunteering – Mon. Feb. 4 – Lunch

Vancouver Island University – Tuesday, Feb. 5 – Lunch

Guest-UBC Medical Student – Thursday, Feb. 7 – Lunch

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (Applications from Ms. Dawson)

Doors Open to Technology – Tues. Feb. 5. Grades 9-12. Exposing students to the local technology industry and highlight career opportunities in the local tech sector. Office tours (Limbic Media, Bambora & TBC), lunch, guests (Microsoft, BC Hydro), and interactive activities with the League of Innovators. An all day event. Waitlist being taken.

Women in Trades & Technology – Wed. Feb. 20. Grades 9-12. One day exploration at Camosun. Transportation will be provided.  WITT Poster SD61 Version – Feb 2019

Aviation Springboard – Friday, Feb. 15 (PRO-D Day). 9 – 1:30 pm. Grades 9-12. Explore the world of aviation (manufacturing, inspecting, engineering, marketing, flying). Transportation details to and from Viking Air will follow after participants are selected.

NEWS

Explore UVic – Saturday, Feb. 2. Tour the UVic campus and faculty buildings. Opportunity to speak with staff and current students.

Study and Go Abroad Fair – Thurs. Feb. 28. Admission free. Canada’s largest international university and Student Travel Expo. Register.

Boarding UAlberta – Grade 11 students across Canada can apply to fly free to the University of Alberta in Edmonton for the weekend of May 24-26. Apply before Feb. 10, 2019.

Animal Logic VancouverGrade 11 students. If you have ever been interested to learn how we make amazing films like The Lego Movie 2 or Peter Rabbit, you are in luck, as Animal Logic Vancouver is excited to announce 30 hours of ‘Work Experience Week. It takes place during March 18 – 22 in Vancouver. Apps due March 4.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Butchart Gardents Job Fair – Wed. Feb. 13- 6 – 8 pm. Jobs in Food Services, Visitor Services, Gift Store, Gardening. Hard copies of applications are in the Career Centre.

Rootcellar – Seeking part-time produce stockers, cashiers, and deli clerks. Submit your resume to opportunities@therootcellar.ca or in person at 1286 McKenzie Ave. between 9 and 5 weekdays.

Thrifty Foods – James Bay location. Bring in resume. Ask for Dale Hauk (Grocery Manager) or Brien Michell (Store Manager), and you will be interviewed on the spot.

Trillium Highgate Lodge – Two positions. 1. One weekend shift, 2 pm to 7 pm plus a serving shift. 2. Serving position 4 pm to 7 pm–Two to three shifts per week. Info: Greta Garriock at g.garriock@highgatelodge.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.

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

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

The Canadian Army Reserves offers part time work 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.

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

University of Victoria’s (UVIC) Tsukino-Con Convention. Tsukino-Con is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual anime, games, and Japanese culture convention. The event will be held during February 22-24, 2019. They are looking for volunteers to fill a variety of positions such as registration, technicians, and concession.

Step Up Youth Program – Volunteer in a healthcare setting. Runs from Sept – May. Grades 9 – 12.

The Victorian Retirement Home – Looking for students who enjoy leading activities and love to socialize. Charity Miles, Card Bingo, Tile Rummy, Crosswords. Contact Caitlin Lowe 250-477-1912.

Victoria Opportunities for Community Youth Leadership – For students 14+. Contact Tracy Lemke 250-477-7231 ext. 241 or tlemke@civic.ca.

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.

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.