Archive | January 2012

Clara Hughes, Olympic Skater and Cyclist to speak to YOUTH

 
 Unique Lives & Experiences,     Women’s Lecture Series
 at the Vancouver for the Performing Arts Theatre on Homer St. 
 
 
Youth  are encouraged to attend March 6 to hear CLARA HUGHES the Canadian Olympic Cyclist and Speed Skater, and the Only person to ever win multiple medals at both the Summer and Winter Olympics.
 
 
She was named to the Order of Manitoba and as an Office of the Order of Canada.  She is involved with Right to Play, an athlete-driven international humanitarian organization that uses sports to encourage the development of youth in disadvantaged areas.  She has received numerous awards, trophies and accolades in a short span of time, has a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame and was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.  She led the Canadian team as they entered the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
 
 
Hughes also publically discusses her battle with mental depression and continues speaking about this ‘to open up the dialogue’ for other Canadians struggling with mental illness. Clara has had much to deal with, but kept at it.
 
 
 
  Tickets are  $16 (plus facility/box office fee/hst)
 
Cindy Charkow
 
Producer
 
 
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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar, nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca
 

Pedalheads needs you for Spring or Summer Break

 Pedalheads is a a BIKE SAFETY Camp for kids 3-14 and they need you to volunteer/work during Spring Break and Summer.

http://www.atlantisprograms.com/about/index.php See VOLUNTEER JOBS

To apply send your resume to hr@atlantisprograms.com

OR ph 1-888-886-6464 OR go to http://www.pedalheads.ca/

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Posted by Ms.Neeru Parmar, nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

Bard on the Beach

Volunteer Opportunities at Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival in 2012:June – September

If you are at least 16yrs of age, outgoing, comfortable dealing with the general public and you are fluent in English.. this is for you. You will get good retail, cash handling, interaction with general public, friendly on-on one interview, working with people of all ages expereinces.  You will also get good work reference and volunteer hour credits and opportunity for an inside look at a theatre company.

Positions include: Greeters, Ticket Takers, Ushers and Concession, Boutique and Event Assistants.

For more info, please contact – Valri Wright at

volunteer@bardonthebeach.org or call 604-737-0625 ext 235

Apply to volunteer http://www.bardonthebeach/org/be-a-volunteer

If you apply for this opportunity, please let Ms. Parmar know.

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Posted by Ms.Neeru Parmar nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

BCIT Marine Campus

 
Marine Engineering Diploma Prgram: 
The Marine Engineering Program gets you on the path to become a Chief  Engineer of the worlds largest ships. Students in the program train to operate and maintain the propulsion plant and auxiliary systems of sophisticated ocean-going ships. For more info visit www.bcit.ca/study/programs/2845dipts
 
Nautical Science Diploma Program:

The Nautical Sciences Diploma is the starting point  to become a captain of the worlds largest ships. Studies focus on Navigation, Seamanship, Cargo operations, and ship safety. For more info www.bcit.ca/study/programs/2535dipts
Info session :
Jan. 25 at 6:30 pm, Room # 110 (first floor) 265 West Esplanade, North Vancouver
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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar, nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

News Day in BC (want to be a reporter?)

News Day in BC is back for the fourth year!  CBC Vancouver is partnering with Vancouver Sun again to offer an exciting opportunity for students to learn and experience the world of journalism and broadcasting. An exciting new development this year is that all 30 finalists will receive a $1000 scholarship for post secondary studies, courtesy of Sylvan Learning.

To participate, you should first sign up for a journalism workshop held at the CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre in downtown Vancouver on January 21st and 22nd, 2012.

After the workshop, you can go back and audition for a spot on this year’s News Day team. This year, Register now at cbc.ca/bc/newsday to be part of News Day in BC.

 Last year two Seycove students got selected out of 150,  who went for auditioning from across Metro Vancouver.

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please see Ms. Parmar ASAP

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar, nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

Be Your Own Boss, Run Your Own Company!

Junior Achievement’s Company Program is the ultimate training ground for young entrepreneurs in grades 10 to 12. Work with other students to learn about running a business – from forming a company to developing marketing campaigns to deciding how to distribute dividends – you will have the opportunity to try it all!

JA Company Program at Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre – Location: 123 East 23rd Street, North Vancouver Day & Time: Thursday Evenings 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Participation is free of charge. Please register with Harry Jerome Community Centre by phone 604-987-7529 or online at www.northvanrec.com Bar code 278319 or click on eReg. then General Program to register for Junior Achievement.

If you apply for this amazing opportunity, please let Ms. Parmar know

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar, nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca