Archive | February 2015

S.W.E.A.T. PROGRAM (SPRING BREAK)

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The Art Institute of Vancouver’s annual Structured Work Experience and Training program is a unique opportunity that provides students with valuable work experience in a simulated and creative work environment.

What can you learn?

Students will use industry-related technology in a facility that bridges the gap between education and industry. Faculty members will guide you through the collaborative process, mirroring the work environment that an employee might find in the industry. Our faculty will guide you as you learn and explore the realities of working in your chosen field.

2015 Trades & Technology Conference for Women

The IBEW is pleased to be the official partner of the 2015 Trades & Technology Conference for Women
“Anything You Can Do” Conference
Skills Canada British Columbia, the IBEW, the British Columbia Institute of Technology and Fortis are pleased to offer young women the opportunity to explore skilled trades and technology careers.
Anything You Can Do
A day of fun, exploration, and inspiration
This event aims to bring together female students grades 9-12 from various high schools paired with women who are employed in a diverse range of sectors represented at the BC Skills Competition.
During this exciting event, participants will explore Trades and Technologies Firsthand while networking with women who have found success in trades and technology careers.
Some of the careers highlighted will be Architectural CAD, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Plumbing, TV/Video Production, Landscape Gardening, and Robotics and many more!
WHEN: April 15, 2015
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: TRADEX Abbotsford BC
1190 Cornell St Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5
WHAT: Guest Celebrity Speakers
Mentors leading small groups in activities
Students will receive snacks and lunch

If you are interested in attending this conference, please see Mr. Clancy in room # 206

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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca

Vancouver Aquarium (Spring Break)

Vancouver Aquarium

Spring 2015 Gallery Assistant Placement

As a gallery assistant work experience student, students 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 thou-sands of guests of all ages and from all around the world!

Term of Position:
Shift times – March 7- 22 : 9:15am – 5:00pm
Mandatory Group Interview: February 22nd (Time TBC)
Mandatory Specific Training: Feb 28th Time TBC
Mandatory Core Training: March 1st 11am to 5pm
Commitment: Specific Dates listed below
Group A (7 students)
Specific Dates: March 07, 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21
Group B (7 Students)
Specific Dates: March 08, 09, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please apply by clicking on the link below. You will then be directed to their online application form through their volunteer management database. By clicking the ‘Sign Up’ button on the right hand side of the website you can complete your application by entering all of the required fields. Please complete this application in one sitting as you may have difficulty editing your profile afterwards.
Please upload your resume/cover letter during this application so I suggest having these on hand before beginning this process. Please enter your contact phone number and select ‘Wex Student’ when asked what position you are applying for.

http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/32ab1b1a-8c48-47a1-9e12-c5755adb7755/2

Please let Ms. Parmar know, if you are applying for this wonderful opportunity !

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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca

Vancouver Aquarium

Spring Break Gallery Interpreter Work Experience

The Vancouver Aquarium is currently recruiting 12 students for our Spring Break 2015 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!

Group Interview (by invitation only): Feb 22nd – Time TBC
Mandatory Training: (All students must attend both days)
Interp Specific Training date: Saturday Feb 28th – 9:30 am to 5pm
Volunteer Services Core Training: Sunday March 1st 11am to 5pm
Placement Dates (12 students – six per placement)
Group A — March 7/8/9/10 and 15/16/17/18 (2x four day stretches, all mandatory)
Group B — March 11/12/13/14 and 19/20/21/22 (2x four day stretches, all mandatory)
Shift times:10 am to 6 pm

Please note: All eight placement dates are mandatory. When applying, candidates must clearly indicate preference for group A (March 7-10, 15-18) or group B (March 11-14, 19-22) as desired. Candidates will not be considered unless they can commit to completing all 8 dates plus the two days of specific training.
Interested Students:
If you are interested student please apply by clicking on the link below. You will then be directed to their online application form through their volunteer management database. By clicking the ‘Sign Up’ button on the right hand side of the website you can complete their application by entering all of the required fields. Please complete this application in one sitting as you may have difficulty editing your profile afterwards. Please note that you will be asked to upload your resume/cover letter during this application so I suggest having these on hand before beginning this process.

Please make sure you have entered your contact phone number and have selected ‘Wex Student’ when asked what position you are applying for.

http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/32ab1b1a-8c48-47a1-9e12-c5755adb7755/2

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

JIBC Open House

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Widely acknowledged as Canada’s leading public safety educator, the Justice Institute of BC is a public post-secondary institution that offers innovative education and training in the fields of policing, firefighting, paramedicine, corrections, emergency management, leadership, conflict resolution and other related disciplines.

WHEN: Friday, February 27th 10:00am -2:00pm.
WHERE: 715 McBride Boulevard
New Westminster, BC V3L 5T4
Canada
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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

VANART Media Art Boot Camp

 

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VanArts is offering a one week Bootcamp from March 2 – 6, 2015 for career exploration and training. There are two camps to choose from: Broadcasting for Radio & Television For students who want to experience working in a radio station or TV station as a broadcaster, students spend 5 days in a real studio environment and learn what it takes to be a real broadcaster in music, news and sports. Acting for Film & Television For students who have aspirations of being a professional actor for film & television, this is a great way to learn about the lifestyle of this industry, for 5 full days on a film shoot with a professional filmmaker!  Register here: http://www.vanarts.com/sites/default/files/part-time/2015_BootCamp_ApplicationForm.pdf
Application deadline is Friday, February 13, 2015.
If you apply, please let Ms. Parmar know !
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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

Vancouver International Children Festival

Children Festival 2015

Volunteer at the Vancouver
International Children’s Festival
Granville Island • May 25 to 31, 2015!

In May, the south end of Granville Island transforms into an exciting world of performances and activities, dedicated to “creative fun”. To make everything run smoothly, the Festival needs 1200 volunteers to help with Arts Activities; Ushering & Gatekeeping; Hosting & Info; Traffic; Sales; Administration; Crew Support; Pre-Festival Assistance.

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please see Ms. Parmar for application asap !

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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

Vancouver Aquarium

Aquarium

Spring Camp Work Experience Placement

We are looking for 18 (14 full-time, 4 part-time) highly motivated, energetic students to fill the Spring Camp Work Experience Placement. This placement will provide an excellent opportunity for students to gain experience working with children in an educational setting, work on their communication and leadership skills, develop a sense of teamwork and explore career options.

Title: Spring Aqua Camp Educator
Department: Education
Term of Position: Mandatory Training: Sunday March 1st 10am to 4pm
Specific Training: Saturday, February 28th, 10:00-3:00pm
Self-Tour Time: Anytime during the week of March 2nd
Choose Full or Part Time
Full Commitment: Two full weeks during Spring Break, 8:30 – 3:30 daily
Part-Time Commitment: One or two weeks during Spring Break, 2:30 – 6:00
Placement Dates: 14 full-time and 4 part-time student leaders needed
Aqua Camp – March 9-13th and March 16-20th

Please note: Students must be able to attend the mandatory training session. Changing dates with different groups will not be allowed.

For more information on the Spring Camps, visit http://www.vanaqua.org/learn/camps/aquacamps

Interested students please apply by clicking on the link below. It will direct you to online application form through their volunteer management database. By clicking the ‘Sign Up’ button on the right hand side of the website you can complete the application by entering all of the required fields. Please do complete this application in one sitting as you may have difficulty editing their profile afterwards.
Please upload your resume/cover letter during this application so I suggest having these on hand before beginning this process. Please make sure you have entered your contact phone number and have selected ‘Wex Student’ when asked what position you are applying for.
http://app.volunteer2.com/Public/Organization/32ab1b1a-8c48-47a1-9e12-c5755adb7755/2

Please let Ms. Parmar know if you are applying for this wonderful opportunity!
Application deadline is Feb 12, 2015.

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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca