The Vancouver Aquarium is currently recruiting 12 full day students and 6 half day students for our Winter Break AquaCamps.
As a Work Experience Student, you will have an excellent opportunity to gain experience working with children in an educational setting, work on your
communication and leadership skills, develop a sense of teamwork and explore career options.
Please note you will be given the option to upload your resume & cover letter during this application, so I suggest having these on hand before beginning this process
Please make sure that you have selected “Wex Student” when asked what type of volunteer placement they are applying for, and Marine Educator AquaCamps WEX Placement as the name of the specific position applying for. You must also select Winter Break 2016 as the Wex placement date applying for.
You must also select Full Time or Part Time under the shift dates & times option. In this placement, you must do a minimum of 5 out of 9 days.
In the Other – Notes section, please indicate your preference of days from 1 to 9. Please note that you MUST complete all required fields indicated for your application to be received properly.
If you love to ski and want to turn your passion into a profession then this is the program for you! Certification by the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance and is recognized by the BC Ministryof Education, which awards External Sports Credits for CSIA Level 1. The objective of the Instructor Practicum is to offer local students an opportunity to learn about the ski industry, gain an internationally recognized, professional certification, earn credit for High School graduation and build valuable work and volunteer experience.
To date Mt Seymour has had 32 students participate in this program. 27 completed their CSIA Level 1 certification and all gained many hours of teaching experience, training and an understanding of the ski industry. A number of these students have gone on to join the instructor team.
In 2016-2017 Mt Seymour will accept up to 16 Students. Students must commit to 100 hours of volunteer instructing and there is a cost of $50 for the CSIA manual and course materials. Students receive a Mt Seymour staff season pass valid for entire 2016-17 season, including staff benefits and free shuttle bus service, preparatory training for the CSIA 1 course, the CSIA Level 1 course and 100 hours of work experience in a ski school. Standard cost for the CSIA Level 1 course is $399 but Mt Seymour covers everything but the course materials
Please see Ms. Parmar, if you are interested in this great opportunity !!