Archive | May 2017

High School Internship!

 

Job Description

Position: Recruitment & Retention Assistant – High School PT Intern

FY International (FY) is an international organization formed by independent auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, and legal firms.

FY’s Head Office in Vancouver, BC is currently accepting applications from students currently enrolled in a secondary institution who are eager to gain corporate environment experience as a Recruitment & Retention Assistant. The incumbent will be required to be available to work during the summer months. During this temporary part-time internship, the incumbent will receive mentorship and support for his/her success in this position.

Responsibilities

  • Research, identify and screen potential associate candidates
  • Assist in improving recruitment processes and strategies
  • Assist with communication with prospective candidates
  • Assist the Admission Committee during the review process
  • Assist with filing records of new associates
  • Assist with the maintenance of the organization’s intranet

Qualifications

The intern must be detail oriented and possess a strong attitude towards learning and collaboration.

Other required skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively (i.e. good writing, proof reading, listening and speaking skills)
  • Experience using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, & PowerPoint
  • Capacity to exercise proper professional behaviour, ethics, and integrity
  • Has leadership qualities, is a team player and is versatile

Remuneration

This is a non-paid position.

Benefits

  • Completion of government required volunteer hours for graduation
  • Letter of involvement upon successful completion of internship
  • Participate in corporate social events

Apply

Please send your cover letter and/or resume to info@fyinternational.com. We will only contact applicants that meet the requirements for an interview. Thank you for your interest.

Vancouver Film School Summer Intensives 2017

This is no ordinary summer program.
Vancouver Film School’s Summer Intensives offer students the unique opportunity to spend one unforgettable week working with industry-leading teachers and mentors, gaining invaluable production experience in acting, animation, film production, or video game development.
If you’re truly serious about a career in the entertainment and creative media arts industries, the VFS Summer Intensives are the best way for you to get started right now!
Available Intensives
Acting for Film + Television
July 10 – 14, July 24 – 28 – $500 (CAD)
Animation + Visual Effects
July 24 – 28 – $825 (CAD)
Film Production
July 10 – 14, July 17 – 21 – $825 (CAD)
Game Design
July 31 – August 4 – $825 (CAD)
Introduction to Film, Animation + Design (Foundation)
July 10 – 14 – $500 (CAD)
Makeup Design for Film + Television
July 31 – August 4 – $825 (CAD)
Writing for Film and Television
July 10 – 14 – $825 (CAD)
Special Student Offer
Students who register for two or more Summer Intensives get 15 per cent off! Plus, if they apply to a full-time VFS program within 12 months of taking a Summer Intensive, the cost of their intensive will be applied to their full-time tuition upon enrollment.

Mt Seymour – Eco Adventure Summer Camp Volunteer Program

Mt Seymour – Eco Adventure Summer Camp Volunteer Program

 

Why volunteer with us?

  • Learn from skilled program instructors
  • Gain valuable experience working with children
  • Shuttle bus is available and complimentary to get to and from the mountain
  • An 80 hour (two weeks of camp) commitment earns volunteers a complimentary 2017/2018    seasons pass
  • A 40 hour (one week of camp) commitment earns volunteers  5 complimentary lift passes for the 2016/2017 season

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Minimum 14 years of age
  • Commitment to a minimum of 1 camp session (5 consecutive days) is preferred
  • A passion for being outside, in the forest and the mountains
  • Camping experience and outdoor skills an asset
  • Personable, friendly and keen to gain experience working with kids

Volunteer Duties & Expectations

  • Arrive on time
  • Assist Instructors in group management, group safety, skill based activities, facilitating games and providing the participants with the best experience possible.
  • Provide an excellent example for the participants by:
    • Being professional
    • Demonstrating strong leadership characteristics
    • Being dressed and prepared for the day outside in all weather conditions
    • Sharing your love for the outdoors!
  • Maintain a polite and professional attitude while on the mountain

Camp Schedule and Transport

  • Camp runs weekdays July 4 – Aug 25th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Volunteers are welcome to use the camp shuttle bus
  • If riding the shuttle bus, volunteers are expected to assist the Shuttle Driver and Supervisor with participant supervision and safety
  • Volunteers will be given orientation training their first day on site

How to Apply

If you are applying for this amazing opportunity, please see Ms. Parmar, these hours can be used for your work experience course for next year.

 

Theatre Under the Stars Needs Volunteers!

Theatre Under the Stars is looking for enthusiastic individuals interested in becoming part of a large musical loving family! They need backstage crew and front of house volunteers for their 2017 summer season!
2017 Productions are: The Drowsy Chaperone and Mary Poppins!
Meet new people, have a great experience, and work in beautiful Stanley Park! Visit: www.tuts.ca/volunteers to fill out your application form today!

District Library Needs Volunteers!

The Friends of the North Vancouver District Public Library need your help with their next book sale! Set up, assist during the sale, or clean up. All help is greatly appreciated!
  • June 2-4, 2017
  • Work as many 2-hour shifts as you want!
  • 10 free books for helping out
  • Work with your friends!
  • Get volunteer experience and references
  • Have fun & benefit your local community!
For more information email: friendsnvdpl@gmail.com.

Geering Up Engineering & Science for Kids

 
Faculty of Applied Science at UBC has great summer volunteering opportunity !
Students currently in grades 10-12 can apply to volunteer as a Junior Instructor with us this summer. Volunteers help instructors deliver week-long science and engineering camps to kids on the UBC campus. This position is an excellent opportunity for your students to gain volunteering experience, develop their leadership, communication and organizational skills, and give back to their community.
 
During camps, experienced undergraduate UBC students run a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, tours, mentors, and design challenges. You can find more information on our website http://www.geeringup.apsc.ubc.ca/highschool/volunteering/?login


Geering Up has an exciting High School summer program for students in grades 7-12. Students will explore cutting-edge innovations and concepts in the STEM field through hands-on projects, discussions and lectures. They will learn from top UBC graduate and undergraduate students both in laboratory, classroom and real world settings. High school students in grades 10-12 have the option of participating in our overnight program, where they will live in first-year residence at UBC. It is an excellent way to experience what it is like to live and learn at University. More information can be found on our website http://www.geeringup.apsc.ubc.ca/highschool/a-s-a-p-summer-camp-program/

Student Hiring Fair North shore !

 

 

Are you a student?

Looking for work?

STUDENT HIRING FAIR NORTH SHORE
Tuesday, June 6 | 3 pm to 6 pm

One Stop Career Shop | 109 – 980 W 1st Street | North Vancouver

Temporary and Permanent Jobs available!

Here are some of the employers:

London Drugs, Chipotle (Mexican Grill), White Spot, Superstore, Fresh st Market, The Beach House and many more…

FREE EVENT – Register online today:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/student-hiring-fair-north-shore-tickets-34735652271

Address:
109 – 980 W 1st Street

North Vancouver

Tel 604.988.3766

Summer Volunteer/Work Experience At The Vancouver Aquarium

 

 

The Vancouver Aquarium is currently looking for summer volunteers to fill various positions! Positions include: Marine Educator Aqua Camps, Interpretive Delivery Placement, and Gallery Assistant.

Over 200 positions need to be filled this summer; mostly full-time but some part-time. If you are interested in volunteering for the Vancouver Aquarium this summer see Ms. Parmar for more position details and how to apply.

Students who are interested in applying must register for and attend one of two information sessions ASAP in order to apply – students can register here: http://www.vanaqua.org/join/hands-on/work-experience

Info Sessions are May 24 & 29 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm!

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS: May 23rd by noon.

 

This is great opportunity for you to get your Work Experience !!

 

 

 

 

Seeking Teen Tech Tutors!

 

Tech Tutors is a library program that helps adults explore the library’s digital resources and provides help with their technology and computer-related questions.  Adults are matched with a teen volunteer for a one-to-one session, during which they will explore whichever question or topic is of most interest.

The Library is looking for up to four Tech Tutor Volunteers who:
* Are going in to grade 10, 11, or 12 in Fall 2017
* Don’t need to be tech wizards, but are willing to explore a variety of questions
* Are patient, supportive and willing to engage and interact with adults and seniors
* Can mentor, support and guide adults in learning digital skills, without taking over the activity
* Are able to communicate clearly, effectively and courteously with adults, seniors, and library staff
* Are able to keep schedules, notes & statistics; can work together on projects

Volunteers must be able to commit to at least 3 sessions, plus 1 training session.
Training: Wednesday, July 5th, 2:30-3:30pm at Lynn Valley Library
Tech Tutors:

Capilano Library
Mondays 2-4pm July 10-July 31.
Parkgate Library
Tuesdays 2-4pm July 11-August 8.
Lynn Valley Library
Wednesdays 10am-12pm, July 12-August 9.

Volunteers will rely on library staff for training, supervision, emergency assistance and support. All volunteers must complete a criminal record check, and those who complete at least 3 sessions of volunteer work will receive written confirmation.

Interested?
Submit a 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) the library branch you wish to work at to Rebekah Adams by June 30, 2017.

Need more info?
Please contact:

Rebekah Adams
Teen Engagement Librarian
604-984-0286, ext. 8176
adamsr@nvdpl.ca

Free Neonology Youth Leadership Camp!

Be the Change You Want to See! Do you want to learn to be a leader in your community? Join the FREE Neonology Youth Leadership Camp, July 11 – 14, (with one overnight). You will go on fun outings throughout the North Shore, learn about diversity, teamwork, and conflict resolution and make new friends. You will also get volunteer hours for 3 days in late August, as well as a group project during the school year.
Who can apply?

  • 13 – 18 years old
  • Canadian or permanent resident
  • North Shore resident

Need more information? Contact Sammy at 604-988-2931 or sammyyi@nsms.ca
Apply online today as spaces are limited: www.neonology.ca/leadership
DEADLINE IS JUNE 9!