Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Maplewood Farm: Excellent Paid Position -Summer


Temporary Full-Time Farm Attendant

About Us
Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District of North Vancouver is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. Designated one of BC’s Top Employers for 4 years, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package including a nine day fortnight and remote work options. This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to transform digital service delivery, customer experience, and our approach to climate action. Known for being a flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive workplace culture, the District of North Vancouver offers an exceptional workplace culture. If you are civic-minded and interested in making an impact on people and businesses on the beautiful North Shore, consider working for the District of North Vancouver.

Position Overview
Maplewood Farm has an exciting summer opportunity and is currently looking for a Temporary Full-Time Summer Student Farm Attendant from June 13, 2022 to August 20, 2022 to perform routine maintenance, custodial and public contact work of some variety. The incumbent feeds, handles and cares for domestic farm animals and birds and maintains enclosures, farm buildings, facilities and grounds. In addition, the incumbent provides information to the public about the farm and may be required to assist with cashiering and other related tasks.
The successful applicant must possess:
  • Considerable knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for the care and feeding of the farm’s animals and birds;
  • Sound knowledge of the rules governing public conduct on the farm;
  • Working knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in maintaining grounds and buildings;
  • Ability to handle animals and birds safely and to carry out a variety of tasks and procedures related to their care;
  • Ability to perform a variety of unskilled grounds, maintenance and repair tasks;
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public;
  • Ability to understand and carry out work according to oral instructions and to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to provide training and direction to others;
  • Ability to facilitate public engagement events and children’s programs;
  • Ability to complete non-complex forms and reports;
  • Skill in the use and care of tools and equipment used in the work.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace

§ Be between the age of 15 and 30 years of age and be legally entitled to work in Canada (have a valid SIN, be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act);
§ Not hold another full-time (30 or more hours) summer job;
§ Completion of Grade 10, plus some experience in working with animals, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Some cashiering and basic keyboarding experience would be an asset.

If you are interested in this position, and have a passion to serve people and the community and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace, we would like to hear from you. Please apply on-line with your cover letter and resume at by May 27, 2022 to be considered for this competition.

The pay for this unionized position is $30.21 per hour (2021 rates) based on a 40 hour week, and hours of work will be Tuesday to Saturday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.

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Paid Job: Deep Cove Music - Kids Summer Camp Leader

Kids Summer Camp Leader

We are looking for 3 fun, creative, engaging and experienced camp leaders for week long camp programs throughout July & August.

Job Requirements:

  • Training: the week of June 27th to train and prepare, July 4- Sept 2 for camps
  • Camps: the full day camps would be from 8:30 to 9am to get ready, camp from 9am to 4pm, 4 to 4:30pm to clean up, Monday to Friday, We are hiring 3 positions which allows each leader to have a 4 day week (32 hours per week) and each person to have one week off in the summer. The three weeks that have one person off the other two leaders will work a 5 day week. (40 hrs)
  • Experience: would prefer experience working with and managing children from 5-13 years old in a fun and inspiring way.
  • Basic First Aid (minimum): we will pay for basic first aid course if necessary
  • Weekly Itineraries: will be set by camp leaders during training week with assistance from past years itineraries.

Hours and Payment:

As mentioned above the positions would be from June 27 to Sept 2. This position is funded by a Canada Summer Jobs grant. To be eligible, youth must: be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment. Each position has funding for 280 hours of work x $15.65 = $4,382 per position. (We may have flexibility for you to take a week off as mentioned above.)


We are located in the beautiful Deep Cove so you are able to enjoy our beautiful parks and nature with the children!

General Summer Camp: Description

Camp leaders host our week long camps with a variety of fun experiences they come up with to utilize our facility, surrounding parks, beaches, hikes, and fun local attractions to visit!

Camp leaders have come up with fun weekly itineraries that have included fun things like :

  • playing lots of different games
  • arts and crafts
  • jamming in our studio
  • acting and improv games,
  • recording songs to Karaoke tracks in our studio rooms,
  • having fun with garage band
  • video games and making fun videos in our computer labs,
  • visits to Myrtle Park to play in the water park and have a game of Frisbee
  • hanging at the skate and scooter park at Park gate,
  • hikes to Quarry Rock, and more!

Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 2 months

Salary: $15.65 per hour


  • Casual dress


  • Monday to Friday

Application deadline: 2022-06-20
Expected start date: 2022-06-27

Camp Info: Deep Cove Music | Camps


Summer Job: Music Player - Vancouver Skating Club



Job Title : VSC Music Player
Location: Canlan Ice Sports, 2411 Mt. Seymour Parkway
Dates:  July 4th – Aug 19th

Job Responsibilities:
·         Play music for the Skaters keeping track of who is in attendance and who has had an opportunity to perform their program
·         Assist coaches
·         Help answer questions for skaters and their parents on the initial days of camp
·         Assist young skaters with equipment needs

Qualifications & Skills needed:
·         Must be a high school student finishing grades 10, 11 or 12
·         Able to interact with youth ranging in age from 3 to 18
·         Organized
·         Energetic and Positive
·         Able to take notes
·         Punctual and reliable
·         Music or performance arts experience an asset
·         Previous experience in youth programming an asset

The successful applicant will be under the direction of high level NCCP trained coaches who are training students from recreational skaters to nationally ranked skaters.  You will be working in a fast pace environment with driven committed skaters and coaches.  You will get a deep view into the summer programming the VSC has for its skaters.  You will get insight to how music is incorporated with incredible feats of athleticism to achieve art.  Anyone who is interested in working in athletics or community sport programming would benefit from this experience.

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We need to fill the position before June 28, 2022

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Government of Canada: Various Programs


Young Women in Public Safety Program

The program targets high school female students and is aimed at building awareness of the range of careers available in the public safety and security fields. The goal is to provide female high school students with the opportunity to meet women who occupy various positions in Public Safety institutions and who are effective and influential leaders.

The program is being offered virtually for the summer of 2022.

Visit the websites of the participating departments and agencies to learn more about their recruitment opportunities:

Federal Student Work Experience Program: Paid


Looking ahead....GRADS & Grade 12's:
  Other Opportunities for Students and Uni Graduates

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Parkgate Society: Summer Day Camp Volunteer


Day Camps Requiring Volunteers: 

We offer fun-filled full and half-day camps on school closure days such as Pro-D days and winter, spring, and summer vacations. Our Day Camps are open to all children, regardless of whether they are enrolled in our School Age Care Program.

2022 Summer Day Camps:

Camp Discoverers:  For children who have completed Kindergarten or Grade 1 (max 30 children with a minimum of 3 leaders and several youth volunteers)

Camp Explorers: For children who have completed Grade 2 and Grade 3 (max 30 children with a minimum of 3 leaders and several youth volunteers)

Camp Adventurers: For children who have completed Grade 4 and up (max 24 children with a minimum of 2 leaders and several youth volunteers)

Camp Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Summer 2022 Volunteer Application: 

Summer 2022 Volunteer Application (

NVRC: Paid Opportunity - Summer Park Instructors & Sports Instructors Needed


Are you looking for a great place to work?

  • North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (NVRC) is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families and communities. We offer a wide range of recreation and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities. We are looking for positive, enthusiastic and friendly individuals to deliver memorable experiences to our customers.
  • You will be an integral part of our dedicated Sports Instructor team who continually strive to make a difference in the recreation and cultural lives of North Vancouver residents by providing excellent customer service experiences. We are currently looking for instructors who can teach preschool soccer, gymnastics and parkour, however we offer a wide variety of sport programs and your ability to instruct multiple sports will be an asset.

1)  Sports Instructors -Requirements:  
  • Minimum 16 years of age with some experience planning and leading programs preferred
  • Emergency First-Aid Certification or Equivalent
  • High Five training (course available online through BCRPA)
  • Willing to commit to a Police Information Check
  • Rate of pay is $16.00-$26.00 per hour based on training and experience, plus 4% in lieu of benefits.
  • Hours may vary depending on the program and instructors should be prepared to work days, evenings and/or weekends.
    Details & Application:

2)  Summer Parks Leaders -Requirements: 
  • All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check as a requirement of the position.
  • All candidates must be prepared to work at any of our facilities.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
  • High Five training (course available online through BCRPA)
  • he pay for this unionized position is $20.72 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits.
  • Successful applicants must be available for paid training between June 24th and 26th
    Details & Application: 

Documents Needed to Apply:

1) Required:  Resume

2) Optional: Cover Letter, References, Certifications 

YES CHEF!!: FREE Cooking & Baking Program for NEWCOMER Youth, Immigrants & Refugees Aged 15-30


BCIT Marine Careers Exploration: Free Training Opportunity for Indigenous Youth Grades 11 & 12


BCIT Marine Careers Exploration for Indigenous Youth - grade 11 or 12

If interested come to Room 203