News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS at lunch time in the CAREER CENTRE

Wednesday, Sept 20 – Volunteer Victoria

Thursday, Sept. 21 – University of Kings College (Halifax)

Tuesday, Oct. 10 – Whitworth University (Spokane, Washington) and Evergreen State College (Olympia, Washington) – 8 a.m. Career Centre

Wednesday, Oct. 11 – Drexel University (Philadelphia, USA)

Monday, Oct. 16 – Bishop’s University (Quebec) – 8 a.m. Career Centre

Tuesday, Oct. 17 – Latitude (Global Volunteering)

Monday, Oct. 23 – University of Calgary

Wednesday, Oct. 25 – McGill University

Monday, Oct. 30 – Volunteer Victoria

Tuesday, Nov. 7 – UVic

Wednesday, Nov. 15 – UBC – in the Library

Tuesday, Nov. 28 – University of Alberta

NEWS

Interested grade 12 students are invited to go to Oak Bay Secondary for the Canadian Universities event on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Please see Ms. Dawson for a sign up sheet and times we leave from Mt. Doug. Transportation will be provided.

Explore your future at Canada’s largest International University and student travel expo on September 24 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. www.studyandgoabroad.com

Students interested in studying in Scotland, can meet with the international recruitment coordinator at St Michael’s University School on September 27 at 6:30 p.m. See Ms. Dawson for details.

Students interested in attending United States colleges are welcome to attend a college fair at St. Michaels University School on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 3:30 – 5:30.

St. Michaels University School will be hosting a European Universities mini-fair on Monday, Oct. 16 from 4:00 – 5:00 in their chapel. Schools from Switzerland, Spain, Germany, and Italy will be present. Please let Ms Dawson know if you are interested.

Students interested SHAD – a 4 week program of lectures, workshops, projects and activities that builds on STEAM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) are welcome to apply here. Applications due Nov. 20.

Careers, Trades, and Transitions Info Night: Tues. Oct. 17 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Spectrum theatre.

Mt. Doug is hosting the Post Secondary Institute Fair on Thursday, Oct. 26. Numerous universities and colleges will be available for grade 12 students to explore and ask questions.

Co-pilot three flights and achieve Transport Canada ground school certification! Students in grades 10 – 12 will have the unique ability to spend an entire semester (February – June 2018) in an aviation and design program. Students will earn credit for high school and post-secondary courses. We are taking names for the 2018 semester.

RECENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Morinwood Manufactoring is looking for grade 12 students interested in working in the woodworking field. See Ms. Dawson for details.

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), Dishwashers, and Hostess. No experience necessary. Any interested individuals are welcome to drop off a resume in person.

RECENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The City of Victoria Youth Council is now accepting applications for youths ages 14 – 24 who would like to volunteer their time to build their capacity as leaders.

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: info@mokshayogawestshore.com

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.