News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS in the CAREER CENTRE (new)

University of Victoria – Wed. Sept. 18 – Lunch
University of Calgary – Thurs. Sept. 26 Lunch
Western University – Mon. Oct. 28 – Lunch
University of Alberta – Wed. Nov. 6 – FLEX
McGill University – Tues. Nov. 12 – Lunch – Library
UBC University – Wed. Nov. 20 – Lunch – Library

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES (Applications & more info from Ms. Dawson)

Summer Career Exploration Programs – Mon – Friday 9 am – 3 pm. $150. Explore entrepreneurship or sheet metal (Aug. 6-9), science or light truck & transport (Aug. 12 – 16), OR carpentry (Aug. 19-23). Info Registration: www.camosun.ca/dual-credit and click on Summer Programs link. Open to students born between January 2004 and December 2006. $150 per course. NEW info: Sheet Metal and entrepreneurship are now FREE! Local organizations are supporting them.

Aviation Program – A waiting list is being taken for Feb. 2020. A full semester of only Aviation courses. Co-pilot two flights. Design Instruction at Mt. Doug, Camosun TEAC course at Interurban (Friday) and Work Experience in the Aviation Industry. Applications due: Sept. 30.

NEWS

Employment Program – For immigrant young adults. 8 weeks of in-class full-time paid training. Ages 18-24 residing in BC. Details: Ai Sakamoto asakamoto@icavictoria.org

Ocean Literacy Leadership Camp – A marine conservation and leadership camp for women. July 14-19 on Hornby Island.  $630. Registration.

Summer Active Living Guide for Youth

Summit Youth Empowerment Program – Victoria: August 19-23 – 9:30 – 5:30 each day. $330. Application

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

General Labourer – Must be physically fit. Driver’s licence is an asset or get to the job site via bus, bike or vehicle. Rate $18 – $20 an hour. Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm. Contact: Shane Murray at 250 885 7137 or email: shanemurraycarpentry@shaw.ca with your resume!  Website: www.shanemurraycarpentry.com

Landmark Cinemas – Food Service Cast Member. See job board and Ms. Dawson for more details. Apply in person or email resume to Matt Jawanda, general mangager at Lcc101-GM@landmarkcinemas.com

Oak Bay News – Carriers wanted. Call 250 480-3285 or email circulation@oakbaynews.com

Fairmont Empress – Turndown Attendant. Starting pay: $18.05. Duties listed on job board. Visit: www.fairmontcareers.com for more details.

Camp Pringle Counsellor in Training Program. Teens 16 – 18. Training: July 2-5, and co-lead from July 7 – Aug. 16. Free meals and accommodations and a weekly honorarium of $150. Contact: volunteer@camppringle.com

Compass Canada – Housekeeper or Food Service Worker pay $15.15 – $15.90. Locations: Victoria General, Priory, Queen Alexandra, Aberdeen, Mt. Tolmie. Send resume to marjorie.colon@compass-canada.com. Details on job board.

Royal Soccer Club – Camp counsellors.

KidsKlub – Summer Day Camp Leaders in Training. Ages 16-18. See job board in Career Centre for details.

GT Hiring Youth Job Tips and Recent Jobs – Youth Job Blast Apr 8

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

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. See various locations. Age: 16+ Email:  ESQ5FDREGTRecruiting@forces.gc.ca

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

BC RCMP – Volunteer position. Recruiting BC youth for the Youth Advisory Committee. Ages 14 – 18. Email yachbc@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. Deadline: Sept. 20.

Dragon Boat FestivalAugust 9 – 11. Applications.

Children’s Health Foundation – Looking for an enthusiastic physically fit individuals, at least 15 years old who are eager to assist a child or youth with special needs to learn to ride a two wheeled bike. July 8-12 Pearkes Rec Centre. Morning or afternoon shifts. Contact: Zinnia Clark at Sarrazin.Clark@viha.ca

SKAMpede – Looking for students interested in theatre and theatrical production. Outdoor theatre festival along the Galloping Goose. July 13-14.

Victoria Symphony Splash – Sunday, Aug. 4 in the Inner Harbour. Over 16. Apply.

Braefoot Community Association – Teens ages 14-17 to work with kids ages 6-13 and participate in camp activities. Email: programcoordinator@richardsonsport.ca

The Maritime Museum – Visitor Service. Duties: processing admissions and memberships; making gift shop sales; promoting and selling teickets, workshops, and tours. Contact: info@mmbc.bc.ca

Engineering for Kids – July 2 – August 30. Work with kids age 5 – 13 assisting camp leaders in delivering hands-on learning activities like catapults, launch rockets, LEGO robots and more.

Royal Soccer Club – Volunteers at soccer day camps.

Moss Street Market – Saturdays, May through October – Questions: mossstreetmarketactivites@gmail.com.

Music Volunteers – The Victoria Jazz Fest needs volunteers for this year’s Tom Lee Instrument Petting Zoo on June 22/23 and June 29/30. Visit Jazzvictoria.ca for details

Atomique Productions – Events: Canada Day July 1, Concert Series July 6, Phillips Backyard weekender July 26-28, Rifflandia Festival Sept. 12-15. Info: volunteer@atomiqueproductions.com

Luther Court Society – Help serve lunch or be a bowling pin setter. Details are on the job/volunteer board in the Career Centre. Email: echell@luthercourt.org Phone: Ed at 250 477-7241 ext 23.

Step Up Youth Program – Volunteer in a healthcare setting. Runs from Sept – May. Grades 9 – 12. Deadline to apply for the next school year: June 30.

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

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