Archive | September 2012

Want to become Ski Instructor for Free (Mt. Seymour Resort)

Mt. Seymour – High School Sport Credits and Experience: Ski Instructor Development Practicum

Certification by the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance and Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors is now recognized by the BC Ministry of Education, which awards External Sports Credits for CSIA and CASI Level 1 and CSIA and CASI Level 2.

 

CSIA / CASI Level 1: UXSO 10 – 2 Credits

CSIA / CASI Level 2: UXSO 11 – 4 Credits

 

Mt Seymour Resorts is an active member of the local community and a strong supporter of all forms of outdoor education.  The objective of the Instructor Development Practicum is to offer local students an opportunity to learn about the ski industry, gain a internationally recognized, professional certification, earn credit for High School graduation and build valuable work and volunteer experience.

 

Ski Instructor Development Practicum

  • This program is for all students ages 15 and up who can ski at an advanced intermediate level and who wish to explore a career in the ski industry
  • Students must commit to 12 days of volunteer work for Mt Seymour Resorts Ski and Snowboard School
    • Any 6 of the following dates: Dec. 22, 23, 26-31,  7 Jan 2-6
    • Either Saturdays Jan. 12 – Feb. 9 or Sundays Jan. 13 – Feb. 10
    • One further day during the 2012-2013 season
  • In exchange Mt Seymour will provide each student with
    • a Staff Season Pass, valid for entire 2012-2013 season, including staff benefits
    • 4 on-snow training sessions to prepare for the CSIA Level 1 Course
    • Level 1 Canadian Ski Instructor’s Alliance Course and Exams free (course cost is $385)
    • Opportunity to work as a ski instructor once certified

 

  • Students will gain knowledge of resort operation, experience instructing lessons and working with the public, expert ski training, 2 credits towards graduation (pending successful completion of CSIA 1).

If you are interested in this program, please see Ms. Parmar

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar

 

BCIT BIOTECH Program 1 week for youth!

Biotechnology

BITO 0001 – Biotechnology

Career Awareness

 

A collaborative effort between BCIT, the Greater Vancouver School Districts and various local Biotechnology companies to provide Grade 10, 11 and 12 students with an opportunity to experience the field of biotechnology as a career path. Students spend five days in an actual biotech lab, and also visit companies in the field. Prerequisite: Must be in Grade 10,11, or 12.

Credits  40 hours for WEX12A/12B

Info pkg and application:

http://www.bcit.ca/files/health/biotech/pdf/career_awareness_pkg_2010.pdf
submit completed application to Ms Parmar   nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca

Deadline to apply  Oct 20        cost $150                 dates: Dec 10-14   or    April 22-26

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

 

Lynn Valley Care Centre

Thinking of a Career in the medical field – Volunteer at senior centre !!

See Ms. Parmar for application

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

Interested in Emergency Services; Police, Fire, Ambulance….

So you think you might like to be a police officer, paramedic, fire fighter, search and rescue…..

Attend the North Shore Youth Beginner Emergency Services Team  –   BEST  Program!!

Taking applications now!!

Attend sessions every second Tues and learn tangible leadership and life skills in a fun and interactive environment, built on  the structure of an elite law enforcement training academy.

See Ms. Parmar for application. Deadline for application is Sept 21, 2012

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

Leadership at NS Family Services

If you’re interested in psychology, social work, working with people, or just want to make a difference………this one is amazing!!!

North Shore Neighborhood House is launching Youth Leadership Advisory Board

 

Youth – LAB

Come together to discuss & advice how to raise awareness of mental health issues.

NS Family Services needs Youth input !! Grade 10 – 12

If interested see Ms. Parmar for application or send a quick email to

levdolgin@familyservices.bc.ca

bruchet@familyservices.bc.ca

Phone: 604-988-5281 ext 217 or ext 373

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Posted by Ms Parmar nparmar@nvsd44.bc.ca