Archive | December 2016

Youth at the Booth employment Program (Election BC)

A provincial general election is scheduled for May 9, 2017.

Youth at the Booth secondary school student employment program.

This program aims to hire skilled election officials to administer voting and to engage young people in the electoral process. Participants in this program will earn at least $250 for working a full day as an election official, obtain work experience/community service hours towards their Graduation Transitions requirement and learn about elections and voting.

Applicants for Youth at the Booth must be:

Enrolled in secondary school classes and in good standing with their school

Between 15 and 19 years of age

Legally entitled to work in Canada and have a valid Social Insurance Number

Interested in community service

Available all day on General Voting Day, May 9, 2017

Available to attend a three hour training session prior to General Voting Day

Approved to miss school to work as an election official (training may take place outside school hours

Able to perform their duties in a neutral and impartial manner

If interested, please see Ms. Parmar !!