News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS at lunch time in the CAREER CENTRE

Wednesday, Jan. 17 – STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) Fellowship UVic  – a club focused on inspiring young students to pursue post-secondary studies in sciences and engineering.

Thursday, Feb. 1 – Rhino Labour Temp Services – Looking to hire. They will be in to talk to students about jobs in construction site clean up, demo, landscaping, warehousing, event set up/tear down, and carpentry.

Monday, Feb. 5 – Volunteer Victoria 

NEWS

UVic’s Open House for the Faculty of Human & Social Development – Wednesday, Jan. 17 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Rooms A240, A250, A264, A270 & Lobby of the Human & Social Development Building.

Are you interested in becoming a doctor? Learn about the MD admissions process and discover what the med school experience is like from current students. Wed, February 21, 2018, 7 – 8 p.m. in the University of Victoria Medical Sciences Building, room 160.

Extended Deadline: 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.  Aviation Video here  

Congratulations to three of our Mt. Doug students who have been accepted into the Aviation program and will be flying the skies come spring!

SIP Camosun Career Programs available for high school students; for example, Office Admin Program, Legal Office Assistant Program, Medical Office Assistant Program, Community Support & Educational Assistant, Health Care Attendant, Computer Network Electronics Technician (CNET),  See Ms. Dawson in the Career Centre for complete information and applications.

PRO D student opportunity – Discover Tectoria. Get your hands on the latest, local tech gadgets. Free @ Crystal Gardens Friday, February 23 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

March 7 – Skills Canada Event

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 a commercial cabinet shop.  Contact: Chris Strasbourg, Plant Manager – 250 479 0581 ex 21.

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

WIN (Women in Need) are looking for volunteers. Visit one of their locations for an application or online here.

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.