Employment Opportunity for High School Students

Employment Opportunity for High School Students
We have received funding for 4 high school interns this summer: Sustainability Intern, Performance and
Social Media Assistant, Performance and Placemaking Assistant, Performance and Business Liaison
Assistant. They will be working with the post-secondary students that will be starting in two weeks.
The high school students will be paid $16 per hour, 35 hours per week starting June 28 for 8 weeks. The
three performance assistants should be able to sing and/or play an instrument. All interns will be
working both onsite and remotely.

I have provided the information for the jobs. Please ask interested students to submit a resume
to postmaster@downtownsurreybia.com. Interviews will take place during the week of June 7.

Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP

The City of Surrey is once again running the Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP)- 2021 marks the 26th year of the program!
We are looking for Surrey high school students who are:

  1. Currently in grades 11 or 12;
  2. Self‑motivated, enthusiastic, and safety-conscious;
  3. Passionate about the outdoors; 
  4. Eager to share their environmental interest with the community as part of a team;
  5. Note that having valid BC Class 5 or 7 Driver’s License, access to a vehicle for daily use, and accident-free driving record is preferred;

We invite those qualified to submit their resume and cover letter to us by May 21, 2021 at sharpapplications@gmail.com. The employment period is from July 2 to August 26, 2021, 5 days per week and 7 hours per day at $16.42/hour. COVID-19 measures will be implemented to keep team members safe. 
Attached is our hiring poster in two sizes for your distribution. We really rely on teachers and career counsellors such as yourself to spread the word about this job opportunity. We understand that schooling has been taking place both virtually and in person, so please distribute this how you see fit. I’ve also attached a sample blurb you may use for your distribution:
Calling all Grade 11s and 12s! Do you like working outdoors? Are you looking for full-time work this summer? The City of Surrey’s Salmon Habitat Restoration Program is hiring 6 high school students to enhance salmon habitat around the City. Please visit contact your career counsellors or teachers for more information. The application deadline is Friday, May 21.

For more information about the SHaRP program, please visit: www.surrey.ca/sharp. If students have any questions or inquiries, please have them contact sharpapplications@gmail.com

The Knowledge Society Business Challenge

Work with international tech companies on real business challenges before you turn 18!
Applications are open to The Knowledge Society and they’re looking for curious and passionate
students from Surrey Schools to apply!
Students at TKS have access to 40+ online learning modules for self-study and attend sessions to work
on tech projects with other students who want to accomplish big things, guided by world-class
mentors and coaches.
TKS students and alumni speak at international conferences, receive high-profile tech internships, and
start their own companies.
The Knowledge Society trains high school students to solve the world’s biggest problems with emerging
technologies. During a 10-month program, students learn how to build masters/PhD-level projects,
level up their presentation and problem-solving skills, and meet like-minded young people who want
to do big things. TKS is founded by successful tech entrepreneurs and business leaders, and modeled
after curriculums from Stanford, Harvard, and MIT.
TKS offers ample Tuition Support and Scholarships for any student who is accepted into the program.

Learn more at tks.world/vancouver

Youth Firefighting Mentorship Program for Grade 11 & 12 Girls

Camp Ignite
Youth Firefighting Mentorship Program for Grade 11 & 12 Girls
Camp Ignite is a two-day camp that educates and inspires young women to follow their dreams.
The camp is open to girls in grades 11-12 (ages 16-18) and gives them an introduction to the world of
firefighting. Each girl will learn about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork.
For more information, visit http://campignite.com/
Application deadline – June 1, 2021
Camp Ignite 2021 Application

West Coast Kids Cancer Foundation

Summer Day Camp 2021 – Looking for Student Leaders [Work Experience]
Hello all, we are excited to offer our Summer Day Camp Series (in partnership with the West Coast Kids Cancer Foundation) again this year! This is a day camp that our Work Experience students will help run for kids experiencing cancer and blood disorders. Students will also receive an opportunity to learn more about non-profit organizations.
For more information, please see Mr. Fisher

UVIC Next Steps Series

The UVic Next Steps series, designed for September 2021 applicants, is now live on our website and registration is available on our Tours and Events page.
This virtual series of events includes:
· Self-Reporting 101 information sessions
· Faculty-specific events
· Registration 101 information sessions (which will be posted online closer to the events in May)

Hiring Event is February 11th from 1-3pm. Walmart 

My name is Trina Pacey, employment coach with the YMCA Youth Employment Program and BC Coordinator for InterviewME.  We are excited to share another employment opportunity for youth in your area. The InterviewME program’s major objective is conducting hiring events with large employers. We ensure each candidate is suitable for the company and position before the direct interview, to ensure a good fit for both the candidate and company. After a pre-interview workshop, we set up interviews, bypassing the standard application process. For more program information: Home – Opportunity For All Youth The next hiring event is February 11th from 1-3pmWalmart is looking to fill several openings for positions such as:

Cashier/Customer Experience Associate

Merchandising Store Associate

E-Commerce Store Associate 

Fresh Food Store Associate

Administrative Store Support

in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, and Coquitlam. Availability of positions are location dependent.
Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 20 hours per week availability + weekend availability
  • Availabilityto attend hiring event from 1-3 on Thurs Feb 11
  • Skills vary with position

For this opportunity, applicants may be employed or in studies as long as they fill these above requirements. If your client is unsuccessful or unsuited to this event, there will be more positions in the future.

If you have interested clients/students, please have them register at 1. BC Sign Up Form – Formstack

The Surrey Crime Prevention Society

The Surrey Crime Prevention Society (SCPS) is offering high school students the opportunity to develop their work experience in the community while enhancing their resumes. Through SCSP, youth gain valuable experiences they can apply to their career development, enhance their resumes and instill a sense of civic pride and ownership towards healthy community development.

For more information, see Mr. Fisher

Jobs of Tomorrow Report

According to the Forum’s Jobs of Tomorrow report, there will be a rapid influx of roles at the forefront
of the data and AI economy, as well as new roles in engineering, cloud computing and product
development. These jobs need talent with relevant skills, and importantly these skills can be learnt even by those without college degrees.”