June 8, 2022

Daily Announcements

June 8th, 2022               


Monday – Pizza $2.50 per slice
Tuesday – Soup & a Bun $4.00 (Wicked Thai Chicken Soup)
Wednesday – Pizza $2.50 per slice
Thursday – Red Barn Hot Dogs $3.50
Friday – Snacks & Drinks

There will be a lunchtime meeting for ALL STUDENTS who wish to be involved in next year’s Cops 4 Cancer campaign on Tuesday, June 14th in the big gym. We hope to see you there.

Wellness Week by Connect 2 Care continues! Today members from the community will be coming to the cafeteria at lunch to provide information on a variety of resources in the community available to students. Please stop by and chat with one of the booths during lunch to learn more!

Anyone interested in viewing Camosun College’s Culinary Arts facilities this Friday morning, June 10th please come see Ms. Saxby in room 142 before Thursday.

Grads, get your tickets to the grad social event.  Tickets are sold Monday to Thursday at lunch across from the Theatre.  $10.00 cash only.

Check out the new job postings at https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer

Previous Announcements

There is still space available for any students wanting to learn more about the Canadian Coast Guard.  To sign up please see Ms. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre for the paperwork.  Students will have the opportunity to attend “Coast Guard Days” at the Victoria Base for a few hours the morning of June 10th.  There will be several booths and demonstrations highlighting who the Canadian Coast Guard are, and the type of work they do – from helicopter operations, vessel tour, search and rescue, aids to navigation and more.  The school permission slips need to be signed and back in to Ms. Giesbrecht by 3:00pm June 8th.

Volunteering Opportunities

The Victoria Jazz Society is seeking volunteers for the 2022 TD Victoria International Jazz Fest June 24, – July 3, 2022.  For more information on how to get involved go to:  https://jazzvictoria.ca/home/volunteer/

Are you interested in applying to volunteer at the hospital?  Good news!  The popular Step Up Youth Program for the 2022-23 school year is slated to begin again this coming fall.  Applications are now open! The Step Up Youth volunteer program is designed to support youth who are interested in learning about a career in healthcare.
Priority will be given to youth who participated in our virtual program, and we are recruiting for a limited number of volunteer positions for the following Island Health Facilities:
Saanich Peninsula Hospital, Saanichton
Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria
The Summit (Long-Term Care), Victoria
Applicant Info:
The program is for youth 15-18 years of age (no exceptions currently for those younger than 15. Applicants must turn 15 prior to the start of the program);
Commitment is generally one (2hour shift) once a week after school for the duration of the school year (September to April);
Volunteer duties vary based on location and each facility’s needs.
How to Apply:
Please check the Island Health website for updates and the link to the application.
Step Up Youth Program
Email: StepUpYouth@islandhealth.ca
Web: islandhealth.ca| Facebook | Twitter | Flickr | YouTube

Volunteering on Canada Day at the Inner Harbour – if you are interested in helping out please click the link below to fill out the short volunteer application.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer

Oak Bay Parks, Recreation and Culture is looking for youth volunteers to join the Community Arts Volunteer Team. We are looking for some help during some of the free concerts and arts events scheduled in the neighborhood this summer.  The link to the volunteer form can be found on the Oak Bay Recreation Website:  https://www.oakbay.ca/parks-recreation/programs-registration/community-arts-volunteer-team

Do you ride BC Transit? Seniors Serving Seniors is looking for volunteers to assist seniors in becoming familiar with public transportation. Student would only need to attend one of the workshops that BC Transit will be facilitating and help the senior once or twice use the bus system.  If you are interested, please email ed@sssbc.org or call 250-413-3211.

 Job Opportunities

 Check out the new job postings at https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer