March 5th, 2019
- CAFETERIA – Baked Potato & Vegetarian Chili
- NUTTY’S LOCKER – Closed
If you are interested in trying out for the Badminton Team, there will be a short meeting in the big gym on Wednesday at lunch.
Pacific Design Academy is having an open house on March 14th from 4-7pm. Come by and meet instructors and learn about App & Web Design, Graphic Design, Apparel Design, Building Design & Structure and Digital Photography.
Minerva – Learning to Lead™ is a weekend program that provides Grade 11 girls with the opportunity to discover self, develop confidence and explore their leadership potential, while creating a network of women and girls who will support them along their journey. Grade 11 girls are invited to apply for the weekend conference in Vancouver or Prince George with a nomination from a teacher. The dates in Vancouver are May 24-26 and in Prince George June 14-16. You must be available to attend the entire weekend in order to be considered. There will be a meeting in the Career Centre on Wednesday March 6th after school. There is also more information here. https://minervabc.ca/lead/leadership-development/learning-to-lead/
TALE TOURISM & LEADERSHIP EXPLORATION SUMMER PROGRAM – Presentation in the Career Centre at lunch on Wednesday March 6th at lunch. SD61 and Westcoast Adventure College together offer an 8 Week Summer program. Four weeks of instructional period in local parks and trails and a four week work experience placement. The program will provide students with 8 credits.
Free Table Tennis Clinic in Recreation Oak Bay’s Youth Centre. On Friday March 8th, join us from 4pm-6pm for a table tennis clinic with a certified VTTC coach followed by a pyramid style tournament with a prize for the winner!
The Fairmont Empress is holding their second career fair of the year on March 6th from 4pm to 7pm in the Lower Lobby. Please arrive through the port cochere entrance. They are still recruiting for a variety of positions that make great summer jobs. Take your resume and be prepared for an on-the-spot interview. See the poster outside the Career Centre for more specific information on the positions.
Coast Capital Saving – Youth Get It Intern
The student job that kick-starts careers. We offer opportunities for Grade 11 and 12 youth to be paid members of our Youth Get It Interns. They work as community ambassadors and as Member Service Representatives helping our members in our branches.
Being a Youth Get It Intern is a job that requires professionalism and a friendly and helpful attitude. Students will gain skills like leadership, community relations and financial literacy that prepare them for their future endeavours.
Applications close on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology is a non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering and technology. They offer an 8 week free eMentoring Program for STEM Careers. Essentially students will pair up with a female role models across BC in science, tech, engineering & math careers. Over email they will discuss career path, post-secondary life, work environments, finances, work/life balance, and what to do with your degree. Applications are due by April 5th. Please come and see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested.
A local parent is looking for someone to supervise, facilitate and provide chess instruction to a group of about six 10-12 year olds. This position can be paid or volunteer. Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre for more information.
O’Keeffe Automotive Service on 1220 Newport Avenue is looking for a part-time worker to come in a few days a week after school to do some basic office work (filing, data entry, etc.). Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested in applying
Need volunteer hours? Like working with kids? Live close to Margaret Jenkins Elementary? EMJS PAC is looking for reliable babysitters that can child mind during PAC meetings at the school, about two hours 7-9 pm on the last Thursday of each month. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Victoria Highland Games is looking for volunteers. The 156th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival will be held in Victoria on May 18-20, 2019. Volunteer opportunities include: selling tickets, providing info to visitors, helping with fun competitions and activities, helping out in the Celtic Music tent and so much more! Shifts are about 4 hours each and you can do as many as you wish! Please see the link below if you are interested. http://victoriahighlandgames.com/games/participate/volunteers/
Youth volunteer opportunities available to students.