News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS at lunch time in the CAREER CENTRE

Wednesday, Nov. 15 – UBC – in the Library

Monday, Nov. 27 – Federal Student work program – Employment opportunities for grade 11 and 12 students to work for the federal government

Wednesday, Nov. 29 – University of Toronto – Lunch

Wednesday, Nov. 29 – University of Alberta – FLEX

Monday, Dec. 4 – Thompson Rivers University

Thursday, Dec. 7 – Volunteer Victoria – Volunteer or work hours are a grad requirement

NEWS

Students interested in engineering, architecture and planning are invited to the UBC open house on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 – 4 p.m. More information here.

Students and parents interested in OSEF an exchange program for students interested in going to Europe are welcome to attend a general information meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 6:30 – 8:00 at Claremont.

Experience the Canadian Armed Forces:  an interactive event where students can try different activities related to the Forces, and talk to recruiters about careers and trades. Date: Saturday, Nov. 18 10 – 3 at the Bay St. Armoury. Minors need parental consent to do the fitness test. See Ms. Dawson for details.

Students interested in 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.

Art Colleges Fair – Representatives from a number of art and design programs in the US and Canada will be at St Michaels University School on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6 – 7:30 p.m.

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. New deadline: Nov. 30

RECENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

The Root Cellar is currently looking for a part time clean up person for their meat department. The role does require a person that is self directed, able to work independently, highly motivated and ok to work in a cold environment. Requirements: A few nights a week and one day on the weekend. Please submit your resume in person at 1286 McKenzie Ave between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays. See the job board in the Career Centre for more details.

School Crossing Guards Needed – See here for more details or call Caroline at 250-415-2173.

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), 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

350+ Volunteers are needed for the 9th Annual Gingerbread Showcase Nov. 18 – Jan 2 as well as merchandising volunteers at Victoria and Westshore ReStore. Click here for these opportunities.

The Salvation Army is looking for students who can stand by the kettles and ring those iconic bells. Email Sipili Molia Sipili@sashcf.com for details.

UVic Volunteer Opportunity – The Senior’s Program is looking for volunteers (two Saturdays per term) to help teach seniors about basic computer skills. Register here

Bays United is looking for volunteers to help with coaching during House Academy training sessions on Fridays and Sundays.  Contact: Samantha Stone samistone@shaw.ca

The University of Victoria’s Tsukino-Con convention is coming up Feb. 16 – 18. See Ms. Dawson for more information, and application can be found here.

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.