Parent and Student Information Meeting Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 7 pm Carson Graham Secondary School Theatre
Registrations for the Culinary Arts program are now open for the 2012-13 school year.
Offered in conjunction with Vancouver Community College, students in Grades 11 and 12 interested in a culinary arts career have the opportunity to learn a wide range of professional cooking skills in this program. To learn more, please plan to attend this information session.
Deadline for priority applications: March 30, 2012
The Vancouver Aquarium is currently recruiting 18 enthusiastic and self motivated studentsfor our Spring Break Work Experience Placement. As a work experience student, they will be working within a team of students and staff to create the ultimate visitor experience for all of our visitors this spring. Their days will be filled with fun and varied tasks and they will have the opportunity to engage, amaze and inspire thousands of guests of all ages and from all around the world!
Spring Break Gallery Assistant Work Experience Placement
Visitor Experience Team
Term of Position:
Mandatory Training: Saturday March 3rd, 2012
Group A March 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 19, 22, 23 and 24
( 6 students)
Group B March 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 25
( 6 students)
Group C March 11, 13, 14, 16, 17,19, 20, 21, 24 and 25
( 6 students)
Shifts: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Description of Volunteer Opportunity:
· Kiosk Attendant
· Parking Greeter
· Line engagement
· Visitor Surveys
· Operating touchpools
· 4D assistant
· Outgoing, enthusiastic and self-motivated
· Students currently in Grade 10, 11 or 12.
· Genuine interest in working with the public
· Strong communications skills
· Experience with delivering excellent customer service
· Second language an asset
Please Note: This is not an animal handling position. Students will have limited contact with marine animals.
· Gain customer services and communication skills
· Chance to meet people from all over the world
· Priority placement in the volunteer training
· Gain work experience hours
Please note: There are three different groups. Please indicate clearly in order of preference in your cover letter which group you are applying for. Please see Ms. Parmar for application. The deadline to submit applications is Thursday February 16th, 2012.
Attend a Volunteer Orientation at the Artists for Kids Gallery Feb 22 2012 7:00-8:00
AFK Artists For KidsThe Gordon Smith Gallery will be located at 21st and Lonsdale and you can be a part of this!
Volunteers are needed is many areas from office work to event planning and everything in between!!
Share your passion for ART and attend the orientation to volunteer!!
If you decide to go for this amazing opportunity, please let Ms. Parmar know !!
Cathay Pacific’s “I Can Fly” program offers Grade 11 high school students the opportunity to step behind the scenes of commercial aviation to learn if it is the right career path for their future. “I Can Fly” is an exciting program that aims to stimulate creativity while widening the horizons of our next generation.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)Conference is being held in CANADA for the first time. It will take place at the Vancouver Convention Centre and is expected to attract between 8,000 to 10,000 scientists from around the world in addition to more than 200 media.
200 students will receive a membership in the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) along with free passes to attend the full conference February 16-20, 2012, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Are you thinking fire fighting might be a cool career?????
During Fire Fighter career day April 26 you get to try it out!! Try on the fire fighter suites, wander around in a smoky building, play on the fire truck—-THIS IS AN AMAZING DAY !!!
So if you think it might be for you AND you have perfect eyesight ( no glasses or contacts)- see Ms. Parmar ASAP!! This opportunity is only for grade 11 & 12 students, and we only have 5 spots.