Archive | April 2015

Be a Journalist for a Week!

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Introducing the first journalism camp in Vancouver where high school students can try out the life of a reporter. Learn from Langara Journalism instructors, who are working journalists from CBC, Vancouver Sun, the Globe and Mail and Global TV. Langara is offering three one week camps for students age 16-18 this July.
Online News Reporting & Photography: July 6-10
Radio Journalism and Podcasts: July 13-17
TV Journalism: July 20-24
Learn the basics of journalism and create a final format for production online, in a news radio podcast, or a tv news video.
If you are interested, please see Ms. Parmar
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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar, nparmar@sd44.ca

RCMP Summer Volunteer Program

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Looking for youths 16 years and older
To participate in a variety of RCMP Crime Prevention Programs
Business Link, Distracted Driving, Intersection Watch, Lock Out Auto Crime, and Speed Watch

 Earn volunteer hours towards Secondary School Graduation
 Build your resume / career exploration / empowerment
 Learn new skills: community building and police leadership skills

Please see Ms. Parmar for an application package. Submit your application in person with 2 pieces of identification (Passport, Drivers Licence, BCID Card, Birth Certificate, and School ID Card) on or before May 15th, 2015 to;
North Vancouver RCMP Detachment
147 East 14th St., North Vancouver

For more information please contact;
Debbie Dowler
Office Coordinator/Volunteer Management
District Community Policing Centre
Phone: 604-990-2342 or email ddowler@cnv.org

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS 18 +

CampSuzuki-HoweSound-emailThis summer, 18- to 30-year-olds from across Howe Sound and Metro Vancouver will take part in the David Suzuki Foundation’s first Camp Suzuki Program! The three-part program combines summer camp with volunteer experience and leadership training to prepare youth age 18 to 30 to become Howe Sound champions.
PART ONE: CAMP
From August 9 to 14, 2015, participants will be immersed on Gambier Island in the unforgettable fun of outdoor summer camp. They’ll spend mornings learning about the region’s amazing ecosystems, from Western-based science and Squamish First Nations’ traditional knowledge perspectives. Evenings will be devoted to learning the hard skills needed to be successful conservation leaders.
PART TWO: VOLUNTEER
Participants will then apply their newfound skills through a six-month, part-time placement with a local community organization that works for the betterment of Howe Sound.
PART THREE: REUNION
Youth are invited back to camp after placements for a reunion to share their experiences and solidify their connections with the region and each other.
Youth will leave the Camp Suzuki program empowered, connected and equipped to champion a healthy Howe Sound. Does this sound like you? Head to our website for more information and to APPLY BY MAY 15!!!

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Posted by Ms. Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca

Summer Work Opportunity!

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Pedal Heads Bike Camp is a 10 level bike safety and skills camp for kids aged 2-12. They are looking for fun, outgoing students who are available to work (paid) throughout the summer. There is no need to be an expert biker!! Apply now online: http://www.pedalheads.com/About/jobs-and-volunteer.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS: MAY 1, 2015.
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Posted by Ms Neeru Parmar nparmar@sd44.ca