Archive | May 2012

Planning for the 2012/2013 school year

 

 
Youthink Magazine   – Journalism – One Week                    
Science world  –  Two  weeks  (Full time)     
                                            

….are scheduling now for next year- if you’re interested please let me know what and when, including the holidays.
These positions are open to all schools in the lower mainland  so  it’s quite competitive and time sensitive.

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

Summer Jobs at the PNE

 

 
www.pne.ca/jobs   Positions currently available in Candy, Games, Concessions, Prize Home, Guest Services, Rides and more……………………………….
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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar, nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca
 

RCMP Summer Volunteer Program

WORK EXPERIENCE in POLICING

Partnering with Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain, and the District of North Vancouver, students will volunteer with the RCMP “Keeping our Community Safe and Crime Free” Be ambassadors for North Vancouver Learn Police Leadership Skills Be a presence and deter crime Observe, Record and Report any Crime detected. Training and tshirt provided. This program is designed to decrease theft and damage to vehicles during the tourist season.

To volunteer see Ms. Parmar or contact Dave MacRae dmacrae@cnv.org 604-990-2342

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

 

JOB with NV Museum and Archives

Collections Assistant North Vancouver Museum & Archives

8-week Temporary Position The Friends of the North Vancouver Museum and Archives Society, acting on behalf of the North Vancouver Museum and Archives, is seeking two energetic, conscientious individuals to provide assistance to the Museum Collections Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Collection Assistants will assist with a variety of museum collection management tasks, such as creating and updating documentation on artifacts used in educational programs; preparing artifacts for storage; organizing and inventorying artifacts; scanning images; filing; updating data in the museum database records. The positions are suitable for mature high school students or recent secondary school graduates interested in pursuing work in the cultural, historic or preservation field. At the end of the work term, the students will have gained experience in museum practices and procedures, record keeping and data entry, care of historic artifacts, documentation, and artifact handling and storage techniques.

Qualifications: The successful applicants will have an interest in history and in pursuing a career in museums or other cultural organization, a high degree of computer literacy, ability to follow directions precisely and maintain accuracy, able to walk up stairs and lift up to 20lbs, effective interpersonal and organizational skills, and excellent written and spoken English language skills.

Terms of Employment: This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program of Service Canada and subject to hiring restrictions imposed by that program. The position is open only to applicants between the ages of 15 and 30, who attended school full time last year and intend to return to school full time next year. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants and must commit to the entire work term.

Work Week: 35 hours per week (7 hours/day; Monday-Friday) Start Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 End Date: Monday, August 27, 2012 Salary: $13.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay, to be paid with final cheque. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Please submit resumé and covering letter by e-mail to nvmac@dnv.org, specifying ”
Administrative Services Manager, North Vancouver Museum and Archives,
3203 Institute Road, North Vancouver, B.C. V7K 3E5.
Collections Assistant Position” and your name in the subject line, by fax (604.987.5688), or by post addressed to Jan Manaton, The Friends of the North Vancouver Museum and Archives Society is an equal opportunity employer. Students of aboriginal heritage and members of visible minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Another opportunity at the Vancouver Aquarium- includes Grad 10’s

Apply NOW!!

RE: Interpretive Delivery Summer Work Experience Placement
The Vancouver Aquarium is currently recruiting 30 students for our Interpretive Delivery Summer Work Experience Placement.
As a work experience student, they will be working within a team of students, volunteers and staff to create the ultimate educational experience for all of our visitors this summer. Their days will be filled with fun tasks ranging from face painting to educating about penguins. Throughout their days they will have the opportunity to engage, amaze and inspire thousands of guests of all ages and from all around the world!
Title:

Interpretive Delivery Work Experience Placement

Departments:
Interpretive Delivery
Term of Position:
Mandatory Training:  Saturday June 30th, 2012
                                   9:00am-5:00pm
Students will volunteer 5 days out of the week during the dates below.  They will receive a schedule via email after their training.
Group A  (10 students)
July 1st-July 22nd
Group B (10 students)
July 22nd-August 12th
Group C (10 students)
August 12th-September 2nd
Shift times: 10:00am-6:00pm
Description of Volunteer
Opportunity:
·         Crafts
·         Operating Touchpools
·         In-Gallery Education (Centered at new Penguin Exhibit)
·         Facepainting
·         Child focused games and activities
Skills Preferred:
Please Note:
·         Outgoing, enthusiastic and self-motivated
·         Students currently in Grade 10, 11 or 12.
·         Genuine interest in working with the public, particularly children.
·         Strong communications skills
·         Experience with delivering excellent customer service
·         Second language an asset
This is not an animal handling position.  Students will have limited contact with marine animals. (Only experienced volunteers get this opportunity.)
Volunteer Benefits:
·         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 on the student information form in order of preference which group the student is applying for.
Submit your resume and cover letter to Ms Parmar  ASAP
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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

Heavy Construction Foundation Program

If you’re thinking of a trade this is a great way to go.  It’s a one month mandatory safety course- offered at Douglas College every 2nd month. Once you have this you may apprentice with companies such as Kiewitt in road building. Must have GRADE 10 MATH

http://www.douglas.bc.ca/training-community-education/bc-roadbuilders.html

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

Summer BCIT FORENSICS CAMP

Ear WEX Credits at a Forensics camp this summer.

http://www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics/csiacademy.shtml

CSI Academy

Summer Camp for High School Students

Are you a high school student interested in a career in Forensics?
Do you know a high school student who might want to explore a Forensics career?

Students attending the 2010 CSI Academy in Burnaby

This summer camp is the perfect opportunity for someone who wants to get hands on experience with real forensic techniques. Learn how real investigators examine and process crime scenes, as well as analyze evidence and use DNA technology to try to solve a crime.
We’re looking for high school students going into grades 10, 11 and 12 who want to gain insight into the educational requirements for entrance into the field of forensics, as well as information about programs here at BCIT that they can take to further their forensics careers.
What do students do and learn about at the Academy? Here’s some of the hands on experience they’ll receive:

  • Identifying and packaging evidence from a crime scene
  • Looking for and identifying trace evidence
  • Analyzing DNA using basic lab techniques

Students will also get the opportunity to learn first hand from real, practising professionals in the following fields:

  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Trace Evidence Analysis
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • DNA Analysis
  • Forensic Video and Photography
  • Forensic Knot Analysis

The next intake of the CSI Academy will run July 9-13, 2012 and has already started accepting applications. For more information about the Academy, contact the Coordinator, Steen Hartsen1 by email at Steen_Hartsen@bcit.ca or by phone at 604.432.8381.

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