News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS in the CAREER CENTRE (new)

Volunteer Victoria – Tue. Sept. 17 – Lunch
University of Victoria – Wed. Sept. 18 – Lunch – Library
Rotary Club
– Friday, Sept. 20 – Lunch – Opportunity to study abroad and win a $24,000 scholarship
Latitude
– Global Volunteering – Tues. Sept. 24 – Lunch
Mount Allison University –
Wed. Sept. 25 – Lunch
Western University – Mon. Oct. 28 – Lunch
University of Alberta – Wed. Nov. 6 – FLEX
McGill University – Tues. Nov. 12 – Lunch – Library
PSIBC Fair – 
Wed. Nov. 13 – 10-11:30 am. BC Colleges and Universities – Library/Career Centre
University of Calgary – Thurs. Nov. 14 Lunch
UBC University – Wed. Nov. 20 – Lunch – Library

NEWS

CUE event – For grade 12 students interested in going to university after graduation. 48 Canadian Universities at Oak Bay. Tuesday, Oct. 1. SIGN UP in the Career Centre. Buses will be provided: 8:10 am from Mt. Doug, 9:35 from Oak Bay. Students will miss BLOCK B (8:30 – 9:52).

Study and Go Abroad – International University and Experiential Travel Expo. Sunday, Sept. 29.

Saanich Commonwealth Place Aquatic Certifications: WSI Courses available for students who are 15 and have Standard First Aid or Bronze Cross. Contact: Matt Treble 250 475-7608 or matthew.treble@saanich.ca

Scholarship – $1000. Exclusive to Aboriginal students from BC who are interested in studying Carpentry at the post-secondary level. Apply directly at https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/ken-michel-memorial-scholarship-for-carpentry/N5x2bzxPhy

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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.

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.

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.

Children’s Health Foundation – Tues. Sept. 17. Fuel Good Day at Peninsula Co-op stations. Shifts throughout 7 am – 7 pm. Looking for volunteers to encourage drivers to fuel up, help at gas bars. email: volunteer@islandkidsfirst.com.

The CIBC Run for the Cure – Sunday, October 6 at UVic.  Recruiting volunteers for various roles on Run Day such as Route Marshals as well as for set up on Saturday, October 5. The Run raises funds in support of eradicating breast cancer.  Register to volunteer.

Cyber Seniors – Help seniors use their iPads, computers, smart phones, or laptops. Tues. Sept. 24 3:45 orientation. Every Tuesday 3:45 – 4:45 Oct. 1 – May 26. RSVP Alison Chamberlain achamberlain@cridge.org

Volunteer Fair – Thurs. Sept. 26 – 10 am – 3 pm in the Michele Pujol Room at the UVic Student Union Building. Reps from 63 community agencies will be attendance.

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 tickets, workshops, and tours. Contact: info@mmbc.bc.ca

Royal Soccer Club – Volunteers at soccer day camps.

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.

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.

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

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.