News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS in the CAREER CENTRE

University of Calgary – Tues. Sept. 18 – lunch

Volunteer Victoria – Wed. Sept. 19 – lunch

Mount Allison University – Fri. Sept. 21 – lunch

Western University – Fri. Oct. 12 – lunch

UVIC – Tues. Oct. 30 – lunch in the LIBRARY

UBC – Thurs. Nov. 1 – lunch in the LIBRARY

McGill University – Tues. Nov. 6 – lunch in the LIBRARY

University of Alberta – Wed. Nov. 28 (during FLEX)

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Canadian Universities Event (CUE) – Tues. Sept. 25  –  48 Universities across Canada will be in attendance. Offered to Grade 12 students. Buses will be provided to and from Oak Bay High School and Mt. Doug. A sign up sheet and permission forms are in the Career Centre. Buses leave Mt. Doug at 8:10 am and leave from Oak Bay at 9:35 am. It is a collaboration day, so NO school will be missed.

PSIBC Fair – Thurs. Nov. 15 in the Library and Career Centre (10 -12 pm) – A great opportunity for grade 11 and 12 students to meet representatives from: Simon Fraser, Trinity Western, Thompson Rivers, Nicola Valley Institute of Tech, Camosun, Quest, Capilano, University of Victoria, Vancouver Island University, Canadian Armed Forces, Justice Institute of BC, Fairleigh Dickinson University, BC Institute of Technology, University of Northern BC, and Royal Roads University.

We are accepting applications in the fall for the Aviation and Design Program which starts in February 2019. Video here.  Aviation and Design Program Summary 2018 

NEWS

The Youth Exchange Scholarship – Valued at over $24,000 for a high school year abroad. Provided by the Rotary Club. Contact: Gillian Carrigan at gillian.carrigan@gmail.com

Imagining Possibilities – The conference is a free, day long conference for 100 women between the ages of 15 and 24, who are wondering ‘what’s next’. Imagining Possibilities is about providing these girls with access to role models, career information, and tools needed to find their way forward. When: November 1 from 9:00 to 2:30, at the Chiefs’ and Petty Officers’ Mess, 1575 Lyall St, Esquimalt.

Study and Go AbroadCanada’s Largest International University and Student Travel Expo. October 21, 1 pm – 5 pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Free.

Parents as Career Coaches – Workshop on Monday, Oct. 22, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Richmond Elementary Gym.

Careers, Trades, and Transitions Info Night: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Reynolds Theatre.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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

Election Greeters – Must be 16 or older. $100 for a six hour shift on Saturday, October 20 plus a paid one hour training session. Application: Fillable Greeter Application Template.

Last year of school? Need a job? WorkBC can help. GT Hiring Solutions info here.

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.

Loomis Express is looking for Warehouse staff to unload trailers. Located at 4215 Commerce Circle. Shifts: 04:00 to 08:00 and 16:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday. Applicants must be 18 or older, no experience necessary. Contact Colin Blade at colin.blade@loomis-express.com.

Tim Hortons – No late nights, must be 16, and have your Level 1 or Basic Food Safe Certificate. Email your resume to: sarina.robertson@compass-canada.com.

Fairmont Empress is looking for room attendants, steward’s helpers, hosts, junior servers, banquet porters and guest services porters. For more info: contact Shannon Wedge at shannon.wedge@fairmont.com

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 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. Recruiter: 236-889-5437.

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.

Games2u – Looking for an enthusiastic game coach. BC drivers licence and First Aid are an asset. Criminal record check required. 10 – 20 hrs per week. For details see job board in the Career Centre.

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

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

Moss Street Market – Saturdays. Applications

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

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.