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RCMP Youth Academy

RCMP Youth Academy 2014 (April 16-24)

RCMP YA 2014

This program is designed to place the students in a simulated RCMP training environment as well as role-playing the realities of policing. The students that successfully complete each phase of the selection process will attend the Academy and experience a variety of activities that an RCMP Cadet would experience but in a condensed format

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please see Ms. Parmar for application. Deadline for application is Nov 27th, 2013.

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Posted by Ms. Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca

 

Vancouver Aquarium Winter Break Work Experience

 

 

Fall 2013

 

RE: Winter Assistant Work Experience Placement

 

The Vancouver Aquarium is currently recruiting 10 students for our Winter Break Luminescence 2013 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 winter. 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!

 

Title:

Winter Break Luminescence 2013 WEX Placement

Departments:

Interpretive Delivery Team

Term of Position:

Mandatory Info Session: (by invitation)

Saturday November 23rd Time TBC.

Vancouver Aquarium staff will confirm those students selected for the placement by November 30th.

Mandatory Training: (All students must attend both days)

 

Saturday December 7th 10am to 3:30pm

Sunday December 15th 9:00-5:00

 

Placement Dates(10 students)

December 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30; January 2, 3, 4, 5.

 

Shift times 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Description of Volunteer Opportunity:

·         Supervise ‘Luminescence’ Crafts

·         Face Painting

·         Touchpool demonstrations

·         Supervise ‘Luminescence’ Volunteer Carts

·         Assist staff with ‘Luminescence’ Shows

·         Assist staff cleaning the Goldcorp 4D Theatre

·         Assist staff with visitor surveys

·         Assist staff with office tasks, including laundry and some light cleaning

·         Complete self-led educational modules to increase knowledge of aquatic life

Skills Preferred:

·         Outgoing, enthusiastic and self-motivated

·         Students currently in Grade 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.

·         Genuine interest in working with the public

·         Strong communications skills

·         Experience with delivering excellent customer service

·         Second language an asset

·         Ability to learn quickly from self led activities, studying written documents, and some group activity work.

 

Please Note: This is not an animal handling position.  Students will have limited contact with marine animals.

 

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: Placement dates are mandatory. When applying, candidates must clearly note any dates from December 21-23, 27-20, and January 2-5 that they cannot attend. Candidates will not be considered unless they can commit to completing a minimum of 9 out of the 11 dates, and should make every effort to be available for all dates listed.

 

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please see Ms. Parmar ASAP for application. Limited spots and they fill very fast !

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Posted by Ms. Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca