News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS in the CAREER CENTRE

Quest University – Wed. Apr. 3 – FLEX – Liberal Arts & Science University in Squamish.

Vancouver Film School – Wed. Apr. 24 – Lunch (To be confirmed) For grades 10-12. Offering 14 different programs in the areas of Film, Animation, and Game Design.

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

TALE – Grade 10, 11, or 12. Develop knowledge of wilderness first aid, navigation, leadership & communications skills, risk management, trip planning and survival skills. Summer – July 2 – July 30 Classroom instruction and July 31 – Aug. 30 unpaid work experience placements. Students will receive 8 high school credits: Tourism 12 and Work Experience 12A.

Graphic Design Summer Program – Grade 10, 11, or 12.  July 3 – Aug. 3 – classroom and Aug. 6 – 31 – Unpaid work experience. Blend of classroom-based instruction, software training, skill development. Students will get 8 high school credits: Graphic Arts 12 and Work Experience 12A.

NEWS

Grad Gallery – Wed. Apr. 10. Our Grade 12s will showcase their end of year Capstone Projects in the gym during blocks A/B. Come see what our Mt. Doug grads will be doing after graduation!

#SD 61 Career Fair – Over 80 exhibitors. Apr. 25 at the Archie Browning Curling Arena. You must sign up with Ms. Dawson in the Career Centre to get a seat on the bus. There will be two different departure times – 8:30 am departure and back at Mt. Doug at 10:45 am OR 12:15 departure and back at school by 2:15.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

GT Hiring Youth Job Tips and Recent Jobs Youth Job Blast – March 11 2019

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

Easter Egg Hunt for BC Children’s Hospital – Saturday, Apr. 20 at Beaver Lake Park. Contact: breia@ronneal.com with your name, contact info, and email address.

Times Colonist 10K – Need volunteers to lay the course for Sunday, April 28. Early 5 am start. Call Connie Hearty at 250-896-6149.

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

Victoria Highland Games Festival – May 18-20. Looking for a variety of volunteer positions: Selling tickets, providing info, helping with competitions, helping in the Celtic Music tent.

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. Website: www.luthercourt.org click Join Our Team tab and fill application.

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

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