News/Upcoming Events

PRESENTATIONS at lunch time in the CAREER CENTRE

Coming to Mt. Doug this fall – UBC, UVic, University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Kings College (Halfax), Bishop’s University (Quebec), and the Post Secondary Institute Fair

NEWS

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.

2017 SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES

Old Navy “On the Job” Training for students 15 – 18 years old. This two part program will give youth an idea of what it takes to be employed in retail. Monday June 26 and July 10 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Location: The Flipside Teen Centre at G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre. Free. Call 250 475-5400 and give code #849005.

Songwriting Camp for Musical Teens – Learn about writing lyrics, chord, melody, production techniques, electronics and all the elements needed for crafting an original piece of music. Musical ability required as focus is on writing an original song to be recorded within the camp. For youth ages 13–17 years. Mon–Fri – July 10–14 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. 5/$129. The Arts Centre at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre 3220 Cedar Hill Road V8P 3Y3 More info or to register: 250-475-7121.

RECENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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 Butchart Gardens – Hiring for five departments: Food Services, Visitor Services, Custodial Service, Seed & Gift Store, and Gardening. Please see Ms. Dawson for an application.

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 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. See gvpl.ca/teenvolunteers 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

The Step Up Youth Volunteer Program are looking for youths age 14 – 18 to volunteer at Royal Jubilee from Sept. – June for approx. 60 hours over six months – two four hours per week. See Ms. Dawson for an application and additional description of duties. If students do 100 hours, they will receive credit for WEX 12A. Due: June 30.

The Jazz Fest – Looking for volunteers over 16. For more info call (250) 388-4423 or email volunteer@jazzvictoria.ca

Downtown Victoria is currently looking to recruit volunteers for the Downtown Victoria Buskers Festival July 11 – 16. Click here for details.  

Want to enjoy the summer outdoors? The Royal Soccer Club is looking for volunteers. Apply here.

Cleanup crews needed on the 4th Saturday of each month for St. Luke’s Church from April through to August from 9:30 to 11:30. It involves weeding, scrapping moss from grave sites.

Victoria Disability Resource Centre is looking for volunteers. Contact Christopher Wooding at 250-595-0044 or email volunteer@drcvictoria.com

Camp Thunderbird Program Assistant Volunteer – Must have Grade 11 completed, hold a Standard First Aid with CPR, and have your Bronze Cross, Click here for more details, or see Ms. Dawson.

If you are interested in working with kids between the ages of 4 and 12 and want to volunteer during spring break and summer camp, contact Engineering for Kids here

Volunteer Victoria helps connect students with positions. For information, click here

Interested in volunteering abroad? Latitude provides opportunities for global volunteering.