WORK EXPERIENCE / VOLUNTEER / CAREER PREP OPPORTUNITIES

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Volunteer Positions:

https://www.mapleridge.ca/495/Volunteering-Opportunities

http://www.comservice.bc.ca/volunteer

Please make sure to get a Worksafe ED. agreement from Mrs. Sekhon in the career centre.

Volunteer Hot sheet Fall Winter 2017

Maple Ridge Christmas Festival Society is looking for volunteers to get help on Dec 2 event. See Mrs. Sekhon in the career centre.

Maple Ridge Parks, Recreation and Culture  have some great volunteer opportunities coming up for Celebrate the Night (Oct. 28) and Remembrance Day (Nov.11). See Mrs. Sekhon in the career centre.

Science world is accepting applications from High School students for Work Experience. There are several 2 week (80 Hrs.) placement periods throughout the year. Register now: hswe@scienceworld.ca or 604-443-7430

The Vancouver Aquarium has different volunteer positions available at their summer camps. More details in the Career Centre.

The Maple Ridge Food Bank is looking for volunteer for Monday nights from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.  If you are interested please call Chuck at 604 466-3663.

Royal Soccer camps 2017 is looking for… volunteers, CIT’s and Co-op students for 2 locations Maple ridge and Coquitlam plus other nearby cities. See website for more details: www.royalsoccer.com or see Mrs. Sekhon in the career centre.

Baptist Housing is looking for volunteers to help out with seniors in a variety of areas: social visits, reading, games, fitness, computer lab, book club, crafts, bus trips, shopping, special events, gardening, music, art, pet therapy and more. Fill out an application online at http://www.baptisthousing.org. If you have questions or need more information, please contact Anne Haikonen, Volunteer Coordinator at 604 318-7979 or email at ahaikonen@baptisthousing.org

Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for kitchen duties. No drop ins, for more details please call directly to Sharon at 604 463-8296 ext. 108.

The Special Olympics in Maple Ridge is looking for volunteers to join their local committee as Public Relations Coordinator. They are also looking for volunteers to help out with sports programs, including golf, soccer, swimming and track and field.  No experience is required, just enthusiasm for helping empower people with intellectual disabilities through sport. For more information please contact: Jacqueline Hubick at 604 551-9475 or special02016@gmail.com

The Ridge Meadows Minor Baseball Association is looking for volunteers to help out at a number of tournaments and special events throughout the season. The first event is our opening day on April 1st. We need at least 2 people for all day or minimum 2 hour shifts from 10-3 or 9-4 in each of the following: welcome table, freecycle area, popcorn machine, roving photographers, mascot and handlers. For more information and to volunteer contact Melissa – events@rmmba.ca or Lynda – tournaments@rmmba.ca

Chartwell’s Senior Home is looking for volunteers in the following areas: Drama students that would be willing to come in and host activities like charades or pictionary? Music students that could host sing alongs, recitals, or name that tune games? PE students that could host indoor bowling, golf putting or simple chair yoga? Technical students who could host Wii bowling or golf, or give small presentations on “What is – twitter, tinder, email, facebook, instagram etc? Students interested in nursing or psychology who could do one to one visits, go out on bus outings, assist the Recreation Therapist in our small Care Unit or host simple support groups on emotions or general topics of interest. Students that have traveled who could do an armchair travel presentation on somewhere they have been. If interested please see Mrs. Sekhon

Ridge Meadows Challenger Baseball: An opportunity for children with cognitive or physical disabilities to enjoy the thrill of playing baseball, being part of a team, developing physical and social skill plus all the benefits of participation in baseball at a level structured to their abilities. They are always looking for motivated, volunteer driven, youth leaders in the community to become Buddies once a week. If that fits your vision, please contact Heather VanOene at hvanoene@shaw.ca or call 604 512-9940. For more information please visit http://www.bcchallengerbaseball.com.

Vancouver International Children’s Festival: Volunteers needed on Granville Island May 29th to June 4th.  This is a great opportunity for anyone who is 15 years old and considering a career in Event Planning & Management.  Contact the Career Centre for more details or register

Covenant House Vancouver Thank You Program: This is a volunteer opportunity for students wishing to help out that would like to make a difference. The Covenant House helps youth aged 16 – 24 years of age who have fled abuse or those who have aged out of foster care. Volunteers are needed at the Thank Athon which acknowledges donors.  If interested please call Amanda Merler at 604 639-8920 or email at volunteer@covenanthousebc.org.

The Parks & Leisure Services are looking for volunteers for their Festival Crew.  This crew takes care of activities behind the scenes at community events to prepare the site for the crowds and activities that unfold on event day. The Fest Crew will be a team of volunteers that will be trained to assist community groups.  If you are interested or require more information please contact Melissa Wright at mwight@mapleridge.ca or call 604 467-7325 (ext 2).

A local company called Sitter 604 is looking for students between the age of 13-17 years old that have taken an interest in caring for children and are looking to earn some spare money. There are many families  looking for students to help care for their children on an occasional bases. For more information please contact Belinda at Belinda@sitter604.com or call 604 338-2033.

Math4me is looking to hire student tutors. If interested please contact math4memapleridge@gmail.com or visit the website at http://www.math4me.ca.

Bibles for Mission Thrift Stores are looking for volunteers. For more information please visit bfmenterprises@gmail.com.

Cythera Transition Thrift Store is looking for volunteers to help out in their store on Saturdays or Sundays. If interested please pick up an application at the store.

West Coast Soccer Club in Pitt Meadows is looking for volunteers to help out with some of their events as well as helping out coaching for those involved in soccer.  For more information please contact Kristina Hyde at Kristine.hyde@westcoastfc.ca

Encounters with Canada: Spend an adventure filled week in the nations capital. Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. Expand your horizons and explore the possibilities for exciting careers that you’ve never before imagined! Visit important Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, develop your leadership skills and enjoy an extraordinary, bilingual experience. Select from one of 13 theme weeks. Don’t forget—first come, first served! Register online at: https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en/begin_your_adventure. Please see Mrs Sekhon if interested.

Save On Foods along with the Children’s Hospital are looking for volunteers .Please contact Casey at kcb7@live.com or call her at 604 613-7671.. Please contact Casey at kcb7@live.com or call her at 604 613-7671.

Big Brothers & Big Sisters are looking for teen mentors to meet with an elementary student one hour a week.  If interested please call Cassie at 604 820-3337.

Students age 16+ – North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association is accepting applications to assist riders. No horseback riding experience is necessary – just a desire to help others in a fun and rewarding environment. More details in the Career Centre.

The Family Education & Support Centre have volunteer child minding opportunities with children 0 to 6 years of age. A successful interview and clean criminal record check are required. If interested please call Sheena at 604 467-6055 ext. 105.

Katie’s Place Animal Shelter always welcomes people who want to give their time for the animals. Help is always needed with cleaning and feeding; shopping or picking up donated items; simple sewing; making crafts for fundraisers; carpentry; cuddling the cats; fostering babies, elderly or special needs animals; fundraising; and grounds maintenance. There’s a niche at Katie’s Place for almost any skill set, and we can accommodate any schedule. If you’d like to find out more about volunteering, please call our volunteer coordinators, John or Sandra, at (604) 467-6259 or email us at volunteeratkatiesplace@shaw.ca,www.katiesplaceshelter.com

KidStart Mentoring Program is a program for youth that provides carefully screened and selected adult volunteers to mentor or “coach” vulnerable children and youth. Can you commit to a couple of hours each week? KidStart is a unique group of devoted individuals who work together to help the kids who need help the most. We recruit and train caring adults 19+ to mentor these youth. Through the gift of time, our mentors help them grow, thrive and connect with the community they call home. For more information contact: Michelle Cherak (604) 476-2821, email: mcherak@plea.bc.ca, www.kidstart.ca

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Service Volunteering Opportunitieshttp://www.comservice.bc.ca/jobs/volunteer-maple-ridge-pitt-meadows

Paid Jobs:

PNE Vancouver is hiring now: apply on line: pne.ca/jobs or call HR team 604-252-3595

Advanced Flow Systems: Job available for 16 years and up looking for p/t or f/t work. Looking for reliable people with a good work ethic. The positions are assembler, insulator and warehouse clerk. Starting rate is $15 to $17/hr. If interested or you would like more information please email careers@advancedflowsystems.com or call Monica at 604 462-2035 ext. 2035.

Swiss Chalet is looking for Host/Hostess/Cooks and Cashiers. Please send your Resume to swiss1258@cara.com.

Blue Magic Green Houses Ltd: Has summer student positions available. Must be physically fit and want to work both indoors and outdoors. This is a 40 hour a week position. Pay is $15/hr., working Monday to Friday starting at 6:30 a.m. Please send applications to bmgrh@shaw.ca. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Maple Ridge Community Foundation is looking for someone to work 15 hours per week (May 1 to August 31) and who is outgoing, personable, confident dealing with the public, social media savvy and has basic skills in Word, Excel, social media platforms. Must have your own laptop. Pay is $10.85 per hour. Application deadline date is April 25th. Please submit your resume and cover letter . Contact name is Brandee McWhinney, Director, Maple Ridge Community Foundation at marketing@mrcf.ca.

Bruce’s Market is hiring servers, cooks and dishwashers. Please send a Resume to info@bruces.ca.

Chevron Town Pantry is looking for part time friendly and customer orientation candidates to work at the Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows location. Applicants should be able to prioritize tasks and communicate well in English. Please send your resume indicating your availability and location you are interested in via the Indeed website.

Maple Sushi is hiring servers. Must be 16+ in age. Please walk in with Resume to 22282 Dewdney Trunk Road.

Jim’s Pizzeria is looking for delivery drives with their own vehicle. Please apply in person to 11952 224th Street.

Meridan Farm Market is looking for super friendly help who enjoys interacting with people. They looking for part-time customer service representatives help in their store! No experience required, all training provided on the job. As one of their customer service specialists, your work-life mission is to give our customers the best possible experience when they visit the store. Warm greetings, making people feel welcome and appreciated and seeking every chance to offer and provide assistance come second nature to you in this role. Basically, you are a happiness hero who gets a buzz off making people’s day. Please fill out an online application at: http://meridianmeats.ca/2017/03/part-time-customer-service-representatives/

Swaneset Bay Resort & Country Club is hiring servers.  Applicants should be able to work at least one weeknight and one weekend shift.  Applicants will also need “Serving It Right” and be able to provide their own transportation. Perks – meals provided on shift, 50% off meals when off shift and free golf for staff and friends. Email applications to twebb@swaneset.com.

Pitt Meadows Golf Club is looking for full and part time banquet bus persons with a great personality, positive attitude and strong work ethic. Ideal candidates should have good organizational skills and be neat and tidy in appearance. No experience is necessary as training is provided. Part time hours to full time hours in the summer months. If interested please contact Julie Pellecchia at julie@pittmeadowsgolf.com or call at 604 465-5431 ext.#272.

PRT Growing Services is looking for new casual and temporary team employees. Pay is $12/hr. They are looking for employees for the summer. This work is done inside the warehouse and is much like a production line. Please apply with a Resume via email to: Dylan Pii at Dylan.pii@prt.com.

Thrifty Foods is hiring part-time cashiers. They want someone that has strong interpersonal and communication skills, excellent customer service skills, retail experience is an asset and be available to work days, evenings, and weekends.

Shoppers Drug Mart are looking for part-time cashiers. Store #2204-SDM at 20395 Lougheed Hwy in Maple Ridge. Application can be found at: https://jobs.shoppersdrugmart.ca/job/SHOPA005O151405/Cashier

BW Creative Railing Systems: Looking for bright, energetic, driven individuals. Multiple positions with packaging, painting and shipping.  Please apply in person @23282 River Road or email your Resume to courtney@bwcreativerailings.com

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Service

Volunteering Opportunities: http://www.comservice.bc.ca/jobs/volunteer-maple-ridge-pitt-meadows