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From March 12 - May 10, we'll update this page with new summer postings that we pull from around the web. Weekly updates will be made on Fridays. You can also check out popular job posting sites below.

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Arts, culture and communications

*NEW* Summer Reading Club Assistant - District of West Vancouver (Apr. 28)

  • Location: West Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: April 28, 2019
  • Link to job posting: indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The West Vancouver Memorial Library is seeking a post-secondary student to assist with the library’s Summer Reading Club and Book Buddies programs from June 10, 2018 – August 19, 2019. Designed to promote reading and libraries over the school break, the province-wide summer reading club attracts approximately 2000 West Vancouver children and teens each year.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will assist Youth Department librarians, register youth in programs, plan and implement drop-in or take-home activities for youth, create promotional materials/displays and interact with hundreds of kids and teens during their weekly library visits. The successful candidate will also facilitate our established Book Buddies program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • completion of grade 12
  • passion and enthusiasm for books, reading and working with kids and teens
  • the ability to communicate effectively with staff, children and parents
  • the ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • the ability to work creatively, independently and as part of a team
  • facility with Microsoft Word, Excel and Google applications
  • excellent organization and time management skills
  • experience working with youth and familiarity with children’s and teen literature would be an asset
  • experience with technologies such as tablets, e-readers and smart phones would be an asset
  • experience or an interest in visual arts, crafts and/or maker activities would be an asset 

*NEW* Facility Assistant - 110 Arts Cooperative (Apr. 30)

  • Location: Squamish, BC
  • Closing date: April 30, 2019
  • Link to job posting: Allianceforarts.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Facility Assistant will support the Facility Manager in a variety of areas, primarily in regards to rentals and facility care.

Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm. The Facility Assistant position is 8-10 hours per week to start, ideally Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 12:30pm - 5pm (negotiable). There will also be the opportunity for full-day employment to cover for when the Facility Manager is on holiday. 

The Post at 750 strives to be a safe and inclusive environment and welcomes submissions from all interested persons, regardless of gender, identity, presentation, sexual orientation, race, religious or political affiliation. The Post at 750 is situated on the traditional unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples, particularly the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answering the door phone and greeting visitors to the facility
  • Responding to email and phone inquiries regarding studio rentals
  • Creating rental agreements
  • Creating invoices and processing payments
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the shared spaces, including the kitchen, lounge, and washrooms
  • Assisting renters with studio orientation and set up, including the A/V system

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Mac OS/Apple software, Gmail, Google Sheets
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Some customer service experience
  • Some technical aptitude in regards to basic audio & video setups and troubleshooting (or an interest in learning)

*NEW* Museum Assistant Curatorial - Township of Langley (Until filled)

  • Location: Langley, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a student employee with the Arts, Culture, and Community Initiatives Division of the Township of Langley, the successful incumbent will work on short-term projects at the Langley Centennial Museum and Exhibition Centre. Summer Curatorial projects will involve the care, establishment of proper intellectual control, and effective use of the museum’s collections. A manner of professionalism is required for the Museum to connect with people in our community and beyond, by making the artifacts and information resources more accessible, useful, and valuable for our visitors and research clientele.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with a temporary exhibition change involving dismantling the existing displays and mounting the new displays; preparing exhibition mounts, participating in the review, editing, and mounting of label copy, photo, and other documentation of the installation
  • Assist with research and development for future exhibits
  • Assist with marketing current and upcoming exhibits
  • Assist with refurbishing a permanent exhibition, including monitoring visitor use of existing exhibits
  • Assist with special events, including preparations, set-up, take-down, and staffing of an exhibit opening, three local parades, and the museum’s major public event on Canada Day
  • Continue describing and digitizing the museum’s growing oral history collection
  • Responsibility to ensure oral history data was updated properly during a data migration, correct any errors or omissions

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University student entering third or fourth year of study, with courses in history, anthropology, fine arts, museum or archival studies, or other related field
  • Computer skills including knowledge and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and collections database software are considered assets
  • Excellent organizational, technical writing, research, and manual skills with a penchant for attention to details

*NEW* Museum Assistant School Programs (Until filled)

  • Location: Langley, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a student employee with the Arts, Culture, and Community Division of the Township of Langley, the incumbent will work on short-term projects at the Langley Centennial Museum & Exhibition Centre. Summer Education projects will involve enriching school programming for children, families, and school groups, increasing participation at our Museum.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with the Educator, review and revise as needed existing school programs to accommodate changes in the BC Curriculum established by the Ministry of Education
  • Update the Teaching collection inventory by cataloguing new acquisitions; thereby facilitating their use within existing school programs as well as the development of school and community travelling trunks which are planned for the near future
  • Participate with, and supervise youth volunteers at a variety of community outreach events including parades and other special community events
  • Assist the Educator in designing a new school program for implementation in the 2019 - 2020 school year

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University student entering third or fourth year of study, with courses in one or more of the following disciplines: Education, History, Science, Fine Arts, Museum studies, or other related field.
  • Computer skills, including experience-using Word is required; some knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel and desktop publishing would be an asset.
  • Excellent research and writing skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, preferably with some experience in public relations or customer service.

*NEW* Recreation leader, arts and culture - City of Port Coquitlam (May 1)

  • Location: Port Coquitlam, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Recreation Department is recruiting for an energetic individual to join the department as Recreation Leader for Arts & Culture. The Recreation Leader for Arts & Culture will design and implement week-long, visual and performing Art Day Camp programs for children 5 – 12 years, for the duration of 11 weeks. Responsibilities include lesson planning, research and development, instruction and facilitation of an engaging visual and performing arts curriculum, together with recreation activities that are flexible, adaptable and inclusive to meet the needs of all participating children. Recreation Leaders for Arts & Culture also collaborate with professional visual and performing artist instructors, mentor volunteers and provide customer service to parents’ as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • 6 months full-time experience in Arts & Culture;
  • Two post-secondary courses related to Arts & Culture;
  • Standard First Aid certification;
  • Food Safe certification; and
  • Valid Class 5 or 7 Drivers License.

*NEW* Gallery Sales Associate - Coastal Peoples Gallery (May 5)

  • Location: Port Coquitlam, BC
  • Closing date: May 5, 2019
  • Link to job posting: Allianceforarts.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Recreation Department is recruiting for an energetic individual to join the department as Recreation Leader for Arts & Culture. The Recreation Leader for Arts & Culture will design and implement week-long, visual and performing Art Day Camp programs for children 5 – 12 years, for the duration of 11 weeks. Responsibilities include lesson planning, research and development, instruction and facilitation of an engaging visual and performing arts curriculum, together with recreation activities that are flexible, adaptable and inclusive to meet the needs of all participating children. Recreation Leaders for Arts & Culture also collaborate with professional visual and performing artist instructors, mentor volunteers and provide customer service to parents’ as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • 6 months fu

Marketing and Event Assistant - H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (Apr. 22)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: April 22, 2019
  • Link to job posting: allianceforarts.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, known by many and lovingly referred to as the Planetarium, is one of Vancouver’s iconic institutions. Located in Kitsilano’s Vanier Park, a 15-minute walk from downtown Vancouver, it opened its doors on October 28, 1968 as a gift from lumber magnate and philanthropist H.R. MacMillan to the citizens of Vancouver.

Fast forward to the 21st century and we encounter an organization visited by over 122,000 people a year, who are attracted by a myriad of public lectures and events, school and public programs and cultural activities that raise public awareness of science literacy. The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre in Vancouver, BC is seeking a highly energetic student with initiative and drive as well as keen interest in marketing, social media, event management and fundraising.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The candidate will work with Space Centre staff to re-launch the Dedicate-a-Star fundraising initiative, promote the organization at events and contribute to marketing, social media, local and tourism marketing initiatives. 
  • Content creation for social media channels
  • Event planning and coordination; attend events to capture marketing assets (photos, quotes, testimonials, etc.)
  • Marketing & communication: recommend strategies and implementation tactics for integrating the Dedicate-a-Star fundraising initiative into marketing messages (written & verbal) and general organization communications
  • Administrative coordination of event requirements including people, resources and collateral/support materials

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completed at least one year of university or college
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent professional, organizational and communication skills, with a passion for customer service
  • Ability to take initiative, share ideas and work well independently, as well as part of a team
  • Flexible and adaptable: ability to work effectively in different situations and with different people
  • Strong social media skills (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

Summer Programs Assistant - H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (Apr. 22)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: April 22, 2019
  • Link to job posting: allianceforarts.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, known by many and lovingly referred to as the Planetarium, is one of Vancouver’s iconic institutions. Located in Kitsilano’s Vanier Park, a 15-minute walk from downtown Vancouver, it opened its doors on October 28, 1968 as a gift from lumber magnate and philanthropist H.R. MacMillan to the citizens of Vancouver.

Fast forward to the 21st century and we encounter an organization visited by over 122,000 people a year, who are attracted by a myriad of public lectures and events, school and public programs and cultural activities that raise public awareness of science literacy. The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is seeking a dynamic individual to work with our programming staff in delivering educational programs to the general public.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with staff in our education department, this position involves preparing and leading activities for children as well as working with a general family audience.
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Completed at least one year of university or college
  • Excellent professional, organizational and communication skills with a passion for working with people
  • Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills and proven ability to communicate with children and adults in a fun and engaging manner
  • Excellent team work ethic with the flexibility and initiative required to jump in and assist where needed
  • Energetic and enthusiastic self starter, with a willingness to learn and to multitask
  • Interest in astronomy and space science an asset

Museum Assistant - Township of Langley (Until filled)

  • Location: Langley, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a student employee with the Arts, Culture, and Community Division of the Township of Langley. The successful incumbent will work on short-term projects and lead programs at the Langley Centennial Museum and Exhibition Centre. May 13, 2019 to approximately August 31, 2019 (approx. dates are subject to change dependent on funding).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and implement cultural programs throughout the summer for children ages 6-12 years
  • Develop themes and activities for summer programs and day camps for use in 2019
  • Assist in the preparation of material for children’s programs and special outreach events
  • Observe and monitor Youth Volunteers on a variety of projects, including participation in parades, special events, and community outreach events
  • Assist the Arts and Culture Programmer in all aspects of public and special interest programming throughout the work term
  • Other duties as may reasonably be assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • University student entering third or fourth year of study, with courses in one or more of the following disciplines: Education, History, Fine Arts, Museum Studies, Recreation, Event Planning, or other related field.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, staff, and general public
  • Computer skills, including experience using word processing and internet searches
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in a Museum environment would be an asset
  • Previous experience working with children aged 6 to 12 is required
  • Artistic aptitude would be an asset
  • Can multitask and prioritize
  • CPR-C and First Aid is an asset

Summer Camp Teacher - The Arts Connections (Until filled)

  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Arts Connection, located in Steveston, Richmond, is hiring for a summer camp lead teacher from July 2nd 2019 - August 30 2019.

Camp hours are 8:45 am to 3:15 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding stat holidays.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A successful candidate will be at least 19 years old, have experience working with school-age children and be knowledgeable in a variety of subjects such as Science, Art and adventure-type activities. Candidates must have or be willing to get Responsible Adult Certification and First Aid Certification. They must be comfortable planning week-long camps based on a theme and executing the lesson plan appropriately.

Summer Art Assistant - Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) (May 28)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: May 28, 2019
  • Link to job posting: BCjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a leading employer in BC’s social services sector. With over 50 community-based programs and services for children, youths, and adults in Vancouver and Richmond, we offer superior programs and services to enable people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.

This position involves assisting with art related activities for adults with developmental disabilities.

This position is subject to funding by Canada summer jobs. Position is conditional based on approval of application request by Service Canada.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This position involves assisting with art related activities for adults with developmental disabilities.

  • START DATE: Tentative start date of 13 May 2019, ending 31 August 2019
  • SCHEDULE/HRS: Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 8:00-16:00
  • HOURLY WAGE: $16.00

QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Post-secondary education or training in a related field (such as Fine Arts, Recreation Theraepy).
  • Must be between ages of 18-30 at intake time, legally entitled to work in Canada, not hold another full time (30 or more hours) summer job.
  • Working knowledge or experience with people in the area of recreation.
  • Minimum one year direct experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred.
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Demonstrated competency in English
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Must be Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold Refugee status

Indigenous Program Assistant - Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art (Apr. 23)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: April 23, 2019
  • Link to job posting: allianceforart.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Bill Reid Gallery reopened in 2018 after a significant renovation with expanded exhibition and programming spaces. Our goal is to create a more dynamic and engaging experience for visitors to the gallery. The Indigenous Program Assistant will work with the Curator, Education Specialist and Indigenous artists to offer daily tours of the gallery, organize hands on activities in our new Hummingbird Gathering Space, and help to coordinate artist demonstrations in our new outdoor Pavilion. The student will also have the opportunity to participate in other museum outreach activities, such as National Indigenous Peoples’ Day and community events. The Assistant must be organized and detailed oriented and will perform other related duties as required.

Period of employment: May 21 - August 10, 2019 (12 weeks)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • give daily public tours
  • organize hands on activities 
  • help coordinate artist demonstrations
  • support outreach activities 
  • other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Student in the field of art history, education, Indigenous studies, museum studies, or curatorial studies
  • Candidates will be chosen on the basis of their skill level and ability, therefore we welcome all applicants regardless of race, gender or disability.
  • Knowledge of Northwest Coast art and Indigenous cultural history an asset 
  • Fluent in English, Indigenous language would be an asset
  • Good level of computer literacy including spreadsheets, database software, email. 
  • Indigenous students are encouraged to apply.
  • Must be a current student between the ages of 16 and 30 and intend to return to your studies in the fall.

Collections Assistant - Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art (Apr. 23)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: April 23, 2019
  • Link to job posting: allianceforart.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Bill Reid Gallery launched a searchable database in 2018 (billreidgallery.pastperfectonline.com/) showcasing our small but important collection of artworks and archival materials related to the life and career of Bill Reid. These include artworks (sculptures, prints, carvings, jewelry, paintings) as well as sketches, cards, letters, and ephemera belonging to the artist. The Collections Assistant will work with the Curator to put additional documentation into the database, as well as catalogue new acquisitions to the collection, scan more archival materials, and add catalogue numbers to part of the collection. In addition, the Collections Assistant will help the curator with collections-related aspects of exhibitions and loans, including condition reports and documentation. The Assistant must be organized and detailed oriented and will perform other related duties as required.

Period of employment: May 20 - August 9, 2019 (12 weeks)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • update collection database
  • catalogue new acquisitions
  • scan archival materials
  • assist Curator with loan reports and documentation.
  • other tasks as required

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Student in the field of library and archival studies, Indigenous studies, museum studies, or curatorial studies.
  • Must be a current student between the ages of 16 and 30 and intend to return to your studies in the fall. Indigenous students are encouraged to apply.
  • Good level of computer literacy including spreadsheets, database software, email.
  • Familiarity with the Rules of Archival Description is an asset
  • Fluent in English, Indigenous language would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of Northwest Coast art and Indigenous cultural history an asset
  • Candidates will be chosen on the basis of their skill level and ability, therefore we welcome all applicants regardless of race, gender or disability.

Internship Vancouver - Artists - Until filled

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Glassdoor.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Our primary goal for academic interns is to assist the student to develop an understanding of the animation industry and the demands of the field from the perspective of a contributor on a studio production. The student will gain exposure to software and build on technical skills while participating on their assigned production as a member of the team. Students will work with artists on their assigned in-house production and will gain knowledge of the animation production pipeline through their involvement. Depending upon experience and interest, students will also assist with animation, character, color, backgrounds, layout and clean-up.
Internships at Titmouse are reserved for students. Our internship program is based on a semester schedule and interns have a variety of duties from standard production responsibilities to artistic (for interns with those qualifications).
Don't forget to include your resume and portfolio link and thank you for your interest in Titmouse! 

Summer Art Assistant - Developmental Disabilities Association (Until filled)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: April 23, 2019
  • Link to job posting: allianceforart.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position involves assisting with art related activities for adults with developmental disabilities. This position is subject to funding by Canada summer jobs . Position is conditional based on approval of application request by Service Canada. 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Post-secondary education or training in a related field (such as Fine Arts, Recreation Therapy).
  • Must be between ages of 18-30 at intake time, legally entitled to work in Canada, not hold another full time (30 or more hours) summer job.
  • Working knowledge or experience with people in the area of recreation.
  • Minimum one year direct experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred.

Summer Art Assistant - Development Disabilities Association (until filled)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: Until Filled, Before May 13
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position involves assisting with art related activities for adults with developmental disabilities. This position is subject to funding by Canada summer jobs. Position is conditional based on approval of application request by Service Canada.
  • START DATE: 13 May 2019, ending 30 August 2019
  • SCHEDULE/HRS: Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 8:00-16:00
  • HOURLY WAGE: $16.00

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To assist in the planning and implementation of registered and public programs in the area of arts and culture including art and theatre camps for children (teaching, lesson planning and evaluation) and Summer in the City Festival events
  • Assist with marketing/promotion of programs and events
  • Other administrative tasks related to the programs/events
  • Assist in supervising programs, participants and activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary education or training in a related field (such as Fine Arts, Recreation Therapy).
  • Must be between ages of 18-30 at intake time, legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Working knowledge or experience with people in the area of recreation.
  • Minimum one year direct experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred.
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Demonstrated competency in English
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Must be Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold Refugee status

STEM Summer Teacher - The Arts Connection (until filled)

  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Closing date: Until Filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Arts Connection located in Steveston, Richmond is in search of a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) lead teacher for our summer Wonder Camps. The position runs from July 2nd- August 30th 8:45am-3:15pm Monday-Friday. The pay rate for the position would be $22-$27/hour based on experience and education.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Independently creating a lesson plan and leading a STEM based camp to a group of students.
  • A university science student would be an ideal candidate for this position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with school children aged 6-12 years old
  • Working knowledge of basic computer coding and graphic design programs and be able to teach these concepts to children
  • Ability to create and implement STEM lesson plans in accordance with camp descriptions
  • At least on year of post secondary education and be 19 years or older

Artistic Director Assistant - RNB Dance (July 11)

  • Location: North Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: July 11, 2019
  • Link to job posting: WorkBC.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Office/Principal Assistant - Hourly Rate $15.00 per hour, 37.5 hours per week, 16 weeks
Flexible hours including some Friday & Saturday Evenings and some Sunday’s.
Level of Education Required- Secondary School
Anticipated Start Date- May 13, 2019

This position will report to the Principal & Vice-Principal of a busy not-for-profit dance school in North Vancouver. Duties include; office administration, registration and summer camp preparation, filing, dance show preparation, assisting backstage with shows at Centennial Theatre and the Blueshore Financial Theatre at Capilano University,assisting with the preparation and organization of over 1000 costumes and accessories for the schools 3 year end productions and assisting with a large costume inventory. Knowledge of dance and theatre costuming is an asset, however, costume production/sewing are not required. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is a must.

Parks and rec, camps and outdoor

*NEW* Summer Camp Leader Daycare Worker - The corporation of the Township of Esquimalt (Until filled)

  • Location: Esquimalt, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: wowjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Located adjacent to downtown Victoria, Esquimalt is a residential community (population 17,000) with extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities, schools and commercial services.

This is a temporary, 11-week position requiring the incumbent to work from June 17, 2019 until August 31, 2019 with the Community Services area of Parks and Recreation.
This position requires you to supervise and plan a wide variety of activities in a summer camp setting for children ages 3 to 14 years. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure the fun and safety of all participants through site and risk management
  • Be responsible for program planning, risk management, first aid, and program implementation
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with participants, parents, co-workers and supervisors
  • Have strong leadership abilities and knowledge of games, crafts, sports, and outdoor recreational activities for children ages 3-14
  • Provide excellent customer service and public relations, and enjoy working in an outdoor environment

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience planning and leading children’s programs and activities
  • Education in recreation, education or child and youth care
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C and Criminal Record Check
  • Class 4 driver’s license (not required for all positions)

*NEW* Team lead Adventure Camps - Grouse Mountain

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain's renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver's premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the day-to-day operations of the summer camp program, manage Camp Leader scheduling
  • Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas.  This includes but is not limited to, being responsible for your campers’ safety and knowledge of their whereabouts at all times
  • Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to mentor and support volunteers to help develop leadership skills
  • Act as a role model for youth learning sustainable living.  Help achieve our goal of sourcing all camp products through recycled goods or from local, sustainable or fare trade suppliers
  • Day-to-day problem solving/trouble shooting with campers and Camp Leaders
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance
  • Ensure campers' well-being and make their camp experience as fun and rewarding as possible
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of grade 12 at the start of employment required, post-secondary education related to Education an asset
  • Wilderness First Aid course, 16 hours + or equivalent or Wilderness & Remote First Aid/OFA 3, required
  • Previous experience working with youth required
  • Experience in at least 2 of the following areas:
    • Archery
    • Rock climbing and rope work
    • Youth leadership program
    • Knowledge of local wildlife/ecology
    • Map reading and navigation
    • Experience with overnight camps
  • Team focused and able to work well with others and maintain open and effective communication

*NEW* Summer camp - waterfront coordinator and program leader

  • Location: Metchosin, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: wowjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Boys & Girls Club Services of Greater Victoria’s mission is to provide safe, supportive places where children and youth experience opportunity, overcome barriers, develop skills, positive relationships and confidence for successfully leading their lives and communities. We provide social, recreational and developmental services to children, youth and their families that support all aspects of our mission. The Agency supports practice through a trauma-informed lens, placing priority on participant safety, choice and self-determination. All Boys & Girls Club programs support participant empowerment and skill development.

Reporting to the Youth Programs Supervisor, the Summer Camp Waterfront Coordinator & Program Leader is responsible for working as a lifeguard for our camps during swimming activities, and as a Program Leader and facility support person when swimming activities are not in session. As a lifeguard, the successful candidate will ensure the safety of campers while they participate in swimming activities onsite and on out trips throughout Greater Victoria. The lifeguard will be responsible for supervising kids while swimming in ponds, lakes, rivers and oceans throughout the summer. When swimming activities are not in session, the Summer Camp Waterfront Coordinator & Program Leader will assist staff with summer camp programming in keeping with the agency philosophy, core values, policies, protocols, and procedures, empowerment, inclusion/opportunity, collaboration and speaking out. In addition to their roles as a Lifeguard and Program Leader, the successful candidate may be asked to assist in general site maintenance throughout the summer to ensure the safe working order of program areas. The Summer Camp Waterfront Coordinator & Program Leader is a vital part of the smooth running of our summer camps at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Victoria, and we seek to find a highly motivated, enthusiastic and flexible person to fill this important role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Summer Camp Waterfront Coordinator & Program Leader position operates under two pillars. This posting seeks to find an applicant who is interested in working both as a lifeguard serving our various summer camps, and as a Program Leader supporting our summer camp staff through the season. During swimming times, the lifeguard will work as the key point of safety and risk management in keeping our groups safe during swimming activities. The lifeguard will be in charge of ensuring that our onsite swimming area is safe and inviting for campers, conducting swim tests for campers and keeping logs of swimmer’s abilities, setting swimming boundaries and assessing for risks before allowing groups to enter the water. As a Program Leader, the successful candidate is expected to be flexible in providing support where support is needed. The Program Leader will help groups prepare, set up and take down activities, and provide behaviour management and facilitation support.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Certification and Life Saving Instructor Certification
  • Combination of education and experience in the areas of recreation, outdoor education, child & youth care, education and/or youth leadership
  • Minimum of 20 hours of course work or training in a related field (child and youth development),
  • Minimum one year experience working with children ages 6-12 (camp or licensed child care setting an asset)
  • Minimum of one-year experience lifeguarding
  • Hands-on behavioral management experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Standard current First Aid certification & CPR C
  • 19 years or older
  • Experience in adventure-based/experiential learning an asset
  • Class 4 driver’s license considered an asset

*NEW* Seasonal Employment - The Butchart Gardens (Until filled)

  • Location: Brentwood Bay, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: wowjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Work amidst lush greens and colourful blooms 
We’re always looking for hardworking, passionate people to join our team. As one of the largest employers in the Saanich Peninsula, we employ approximately 550 people during our peak summer season—some who’ve been with us for fifty years.

Because we hire seasonal staff, we accept resumes year-round for a variety of entry-level positions that start March, April, May and June. Learn more about these dynamic departments and how you can support them.www.butchartgardens.com/employment

Environmental Sciences Intern - Stantec (Until filled)

  • Location: Sidney, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We currently have an opening for three Junior Environmental Scientist Co-op students in our Burnaby, Terrace and Sidney, BC offices. The successful candidates will be responsible for supporting environmental data collection, analysis, and permitting in our Environmental Services group, specifically with the following teams: Terrestrial (vegetation and wildlife), Aquatics (fisheries, water quality and hydrology) and Marine. Successful candidates will receive a very broad range of experiences in the field and the office by supporting more than one team. 

RESPONSILBILITIES:

  • Fulfilling health and safety requirements 
  • Providing logistical support for reporting and field work 
  • Participating in local and remote-areas field work, working up to 12 hours per day 
  • Travel within Canada via commercial aircraft, truck, UTV, and/or helicopter 
  • Data entry/management and technical reporting 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The successful candidate must (at minimum) be enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of a University Co-op degree program in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Aquatic Toxicology, Forestry, Terrestrial Ecology, Marine Biology or a related discipline. Recent graduates of these university programs 

Summer Field Assistant - Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary Society (Apr. 17)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Two summer job opportunities for Summer Field Assistants to qualified students who ideally has a background in natural areas management, horticulture, conservation biology, geography, environmental studies or biology. Successful candidates will support our many programs including: ecological restoration projects, site maintenance, building maintenance, trails maintenance, weed control, and general labour including heavy lifting and carpentry. The main task will be the control of invasive species particularly English ivy, Himalayan blackberry, daphne, Scotch broom, English hawthorn and privet.

RESPONSILBILITIES:

  • The Student Field Assistant will be working in all weather conditions often handling power tools including brush cutters, weed whackers, mowers, etc. At all times the Restoration Technician is expected to be a professional and well-prepared representative of Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary in public and partner interaction.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Able to use tools such as lawn mowers, brush cutters, garden tools, shovels etc.
  • Ability to work with volunteers
  • General labour: trail maintenance, carpentry, landscaping, weeding
  • Sciences: Plant identification, propagation, general biology
  • Invasive Plant Management: Plant Identification, mechanical treatments
  • Class five drivers’ licence
  • Willing to work outdoors in all kinds of weather
  • Ability to work independently and have demonstrated the ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to identify hazards and work in a safe manner (need to wear CSA certified steel toed boots and other safety gear)

Full Time Summer Painting Position - RS Painting (Until filled)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

RS Painting in the UBC/Point Grey area is looking to hire 10-15 full time painters for the summer. We're looking to hire young adults/university students who have a positive attitude, are hardworking, dedicated, and reliable.

Painting experience is an asset, although not required. Everyone hired will be fully trained following our systems and complete safety training before starting at their first job site.

As a painter you will learn all about paint tech and safety operating the tools required. As well, you will be painting the interiors and exteriors of residential and commercial properties. Crews per job site will typically consist of around 2-4 people, including a crew chief. It's crucial that you work well in a team, and that there's constant communication between everyone.

As a crew chief you will be managing a group of painters at your job site. For this position you will be expected to show leadership and good communication with your crew and the franchisee you're working for. (If this is a position you think you'd be a good fit for, then please clarify in your cover letter).

RESPONSILBILITIES:

  • BE ON TIME (this is a must!)
  • Wearing proper attire (SWP attire, comfortable/correct shoes)
  • Being comfortable with heights (you will be using ladders)
  • Transportation to and from job sites
  • Respectful to home-owners, and fellow crew members
  • Positive attitude, ready to learn our systems and take initiative
  • Dedication to the work (this is a full time position)
  • Work well in a group (crews per job will typically be around 2-4 people)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Grad
  • License must be valid
  • Acces to a vehicle is strongly recommended since locations change and there will be equipment to bring to job sites (mandatory for crew chief position)

Summer Groundskeeper - BARAGA Gardens (until filled)

  • Location: Burnaby, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Two summer job opportunities for Summer Field Assistants to qualified students who ideally has a background in natural areas management, horticulture, conservation biology, geography, environmental studies or biology. Successful candidates will support our many programs including: ecological restoration projects, site maintenance, building maintenance, trails maintenance, weed control, and general labour including heavy lifting and carpentry. The main task will be the control of invasive species particularly English ivy, Himalayan blackberry, daphne, Scotch broom, English hawthorn and privet.

RESPONSILBILITIES:

  • The Student Field Assistant will be working in all weather conditions often handling power tools including brush cutters, weed whackers, mowers, etc. At all times the Restoration Technician is expected to be a professional and well-prepared representative of Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary in public and partner interaction.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Able to use tools such as lawn mowers, brush cutters, garden tools, shovels etc.
  • Ability to work with volunteers
  • Gener

Campground Crew - Cumberland Lake Wilderness Society (Until Filled)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The District of Sooke has two (2) summer student employment opportunities. One (1) Summer Student opportunity for the Planning Department and one (1) Summer Student opportunity for the Engineering Department.

The Planning Summer Student Intern reports to the Head of Planning and will work from May 1 up to August 30, 2019. The Planning Summer Student Intern position provides research and statistical data assistance to the Planning Department. The research will pertain to Planning Regulatory Tools such as the Zoning Bylaw. Policy analysis and critique of the Official Community Plan, Transportation Master Plan and Parks and Trails Master Plan. Duties include, but are not limited to, research data analysis and research summarization, and statistical data analysis.

RESPONSILBILITIES:

  • Provide excellent customer service by assisting guests, taking reservations, making sales and answering customer inquiries.
  • Maintain park in a safe and tidy condition by performing campsite clean-up, raking, lawn mowing, bathroom cleaning, recycling and garbage sorting, beachfront maintenance, litter pick up and other related duties.
  • Perform daily water sampling.
  • Oversee boat launch usage and fees.
  • Educate park users about park policies and rules.
  • Ensure that all required documentation are complete and filed appropriately.
  • Assist in overall park management by suggesting ideas and providing leadership when required
  • Perform all other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To be considered for the Planning Summer Student role, applicants should have:

  • OFA First Aid Level 1(Emergency Level First Aid)
  • Current criminal record clearance
  • Excellent customer service
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Summer Leader Recreation Programs - City of Campbell River (Until filled)

  • Location: Campbell River, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Eluta.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The current hourly rate of pay for this CUPE bargaining unit position is $19.75. Our summer camps vary from 1 to 7 weeks ending no later than August 23rd. The successful candidates will be required to attend training week that runs from July 2nd to 5th . .

RESPONSILBILITIES:

  • Courses in Recreation Services and Child Development.
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 and Child CPR. 
  • A current clear criminal record check.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience leading and/or instructing groups of children and/or youth within the last five (5) years.

Various Positions - RLC Park Services (until filled)

  • Location: Various locations in BC
  • Closing date: until filled
  • Link to job posting: rlcparks.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Welcome to your new favourite job! If you love working outdoors in areas of “natural wonder”, enjoy being physically active, are considered outgoing and personable and/or have a knack for communicating with the public, we may have a fantastic opportunity for you! Throughout the year, RLC Park Services is looking for hard-working, dynamic individuals for a variety of positions. There are many different roles required to operate our Parks smoothly and ensure that Park Visitors have a rewarding visit to our Parks. Check out our job descriptions and see how you might fit into our team! We guarantee, a summer spent in the Provincial Parks on Vancouver Island with RLC Park Services will be a valuable and rewarding experience.

POSITIONS:

  • Park Manager
  • Park Interpreter/Naturalist
  • Park Attendant
  • Park Patrol
  • Collector - Gatehouse

Note: Positions are mostly seasonal (during May through September) and range from part-time to full-time.  ​Wages for seasonal positions range from $12.50-$15 per hour dependant on position, location, experience and other factors.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Upon hiring, please note that all positions require employees to pass a Criminal Record check. For those that will operate a company vehicle, a Drivers Abstract must also be provided and accepted.

Garden Centre Merchandiser - Van Belle Nursery Inc (until filled)

  • Location: Abbotsford, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Simplyhired.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

If you enjoy being outdoors, gardening, and working with people and plants, this job could be ideal for you. Seasonal merchandiser positions available (approx April 1 – June 15).

The garden centre merchandiser works alongside garden centre employees, taking care of our product. This position includes merchandising live nursery product and inventory reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain live nursery product
  • Clean & face shelf stock
  • Submit inventory reports

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Friendly and positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently
  • Basic plant knowledge or gardening experience a plus
  • Smart phone with text and email capabilities for daily communication
  • Average of 15-40 hours/week depending on your schedule

Out-of-School Care Leaders - Oaklands Community Association (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Workopolis.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

8 positions available; both Morning and Afternoon shifts; flexible schedule; great team environment, fun kids programs including out trips to local parks, activities and events; central location; competitive wages and option to expand to other internal employment positions.

This is a regular part-time contract position with a recurring regular summer layoff of two months (July/August) working a maximum 21.25 hours per week, Monday – Friday, and longer shifts for Pro D Days. Possible extension into Summer Camp available.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 19 years of age
  • Minimum 1year experience working with children in a group child care/recreational setting
  • Must meet BC Child Care licensing requirements for valid and subsisting First Aid certification
  • A minimum of twenty hours child-related coursework
  • Clean criminal record check (as required by BC Child Care Licensing Regulation)
  • Preference will be given to those who have or are willing to obtain their Class 4 driving license
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • School-Aged Recreational: 1 year (Required)

Team Leader Aquatics - District of Saanich (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Civicjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The District of Saanich is seeking Team Leaders to provide direction and support to lifeguard staff at Gordon Head Recreation Centre  and may assist in the provision of instructional or recreation programs. The successful incumbents will ensure that on duty staff are working effectively, the program is operating safely, and the facility is properly prepared for the enjoyment and satisfaction of all patrons.  The Team Leader will be the lead hand in the event of any emergency situation. 

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of Grade 12;
  • Current National Lifeguard (NL) Certification (Pool Option)
  • Current Canadian Red Cross Water Safety (Learn to Swim) Instructor Certification
  • Two years lifeguarding experience including two years of teaching experience
  • Current CPR C – Level C
  • Current Standard First Aide
  • Satisfactory police information check and OFA Level I as required.
  • The successful candidates will be required to work varying shifts including evenings and weekends (hours/shifts are subject to change).

Instructor III Tennis - District of Saanich (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: CivicJobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The District of Saanich is seeking a Certified Tennis Instructor who will provide direct instruction and leadership for all levels of junior and adult classes at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre.  The Instructor will also ensure that participants are acting in accordance to the facility rules and that the facility and equipment are in safe, working condition. 

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of Grade 10
  • Three months experience in the area of tennis instruction
  • Satisfactory police information check
  • Emergency First-Aid and CPR-C as required.
  • In addition, the successful candidate must be Tennis Canada Certified (Instructor Level or Club Pro 1). 
  • This work involves varying shifts including days, evenings and weekends, up to 15 hours per week depending on program registration (hours/shifts are subject to change).

Greenskeeper - Newlands Golf and Country Club (May 1)

  • Location: Langley, BC
  • Closing date: May 1, 2019
  • Link to job posting: WorkBC.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Newlands Golf and Country Club is currently looking for hard working, self motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our turf care team in the day to day operations of golf course maintenance. Responsibilities include a wide array of activities including course maintenance, landscaping, construction and machine operation all done in a safe and timely manner. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • General clean-up including raking leaves, debris removal, garbage clean up and course washroom maintenance
  • Hole changing, tee block placement and other tasks for course setup
  • Perform tasks relevant to golf course cutting work (Mowing greens, tees, fairways and rough)
  • Safely operate small equipment (backpack blowers, lawn mowers, weed eaters)
  • Grooming and general clean up of bunkers
  • Involvement with our cultural programs including aerification, fertilizing and irrigation

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather (starting as early as 5:00 AM)
  • Previous experience in golf course work, or something similar is an asset
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs, and able to perform physical duties 
  • Valid Driver’s License with a reliable mode of transportation
  • Basic knowledge of the game of golf is preferred but not required.

Summer Camp Team - Easter Seals BC/Yukon (June)

  • Location: Winfield and Shawnigan Lake, BC
  • Closing date: Until June, 2019
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Staff will be located in Winfield (just outside of Kelowna BC) for June & July and then will be moved to finished off the summer at our Shawnigan Lake location. Staff are expected to be available June -August, volunteers however are rotated every 2 weeks and can choose which location and which sessions they prefer.

Camp Leaders

Camp Leaders at BC Easter Seals Summer Camps are responsible for providing general leadership to the camp team, including staff and volunteers. In addition, Camp Leaders provide direct care, support, supervision and assistance of campers in accordance with the Society’s policies, procedures and objectives. As a Camp Leader, you will be active in camp activities and taking a lead in supporting campers so they can get the most out of the experience!

Camp Leaders will start on June 13th.

Camp Programmers

Programmers at BC Easter Seals Summer Camps are responsible for creating and carrying out fun, safe activities for campers! There are positions for an Arts and Crafts Programmer, two Aquatics Programmers, an Outdoor Pursuits Programmer, and a Rec, Games and Ropes Programmer.

Programmers will start on June 7th.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the site Maintenance Coordinator with a wide variety of improvement projects including, but not limited to: cleaning, painting, minor plumbing, carpentry and electrical repairs/installations, etc.
  • Janitorial duties of shared and public facilities such as washrooms and showers.
  • Ensure that the buildings, facilities, property and equipment are clean, safe and in good repair.
  • Maintain hiking trails and outdoor program areas.
  • Follow all Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to and role model the YMCA-YWCA core values in all program activities – Caring, Respect, Responsibility and Honesty
  • Maintain a safe working environment and ensure others do the same.
  • Perform duties in a manner that respects the educational and environmental goals of Camp
  • Support Camp Counsellors/Instructors with projects relating to program delivery.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • First Aid
  • CPR-C
  • Experience with children with diverse abilities and/or residential camping programs a plus
  • Lifeguards need NLS\
If you are interested in any of these positions, please check out their website to learn more and to complete and application: https://www.eastersealsbcy.ca/camp/camp-staff/

Vineyard/Orchard Labourers - Bordertown Vineyard and Estate Winery Ltd. (June 30)

  • Location: Osoyoos, BC
  • Closing date: June 10, 2019 (Are hiring before close date)
  • Link to job posting: WorkBC.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full-time vineyard and orchard labourers needed for Bordertown Vineyard & Estate Winery Ltd., 9140 - 92nd Avenue, Osoyoos, BC, V0H 1V2.  Various contracts starting as early as April 15, 2019.  Wages Are $12.65 per hour plus vacation pay.  Minimum 40 hours per week.  Duties include, but not limited to, pruning, tying, planting, suckering, tucking, crop thinning, harvesting plus general farm duties.  No experience or formal education is required.  Fax 250-495-3325.

Camp Counselor and Supervisor - Royal Soccer Club (until filled)

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Royal Soccer Club (RSC) is a non-profit, community organization started in 1993. For 27 years, we’ve hosted a unique soccer camp experience for over 300,000 boys and girls between ages 5 and 13 years. Our camp is now the largest grassroots soccer camp in Canada with over 100 locations in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. The popularity of our camps is not only due to our program structure, but also because of the great staff we have. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • supervise a group of 8-12 campers of a specific age range
  • plan, organize and teach soccer skills and other games to campers
  • ensure a fun and safe environment for everyone
  • set a good example for campers, while being supportive of our policies
  • build close relationships with campers and become aware of individual needs of each camper
  • participate in planning special events/activities for the group or whole camp
  • go swimming (all staff MUST enter/supervise campers in the swimming pool)
  • provide feedback to parents on a daily basis

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • good soccer experience & athleticism
  • great with children (ages 5-13)
  • good communication skills
  • team oriented
  • energetic & enthusiastic
  • interest in teaching soccer to children
  • motivational & creative
  • problem solving skills
  • the desire to have the best summer job ever!

Child and Youth Team Leader - Kinsight (until filled)

  • Location: Coquitlam, BC
  • Closing date: Until Filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Coordinates the resources & supports relating to the inclusion of children and youth with extra support needs/disabilities in community leisure activities. The Child and Youth Activity Team Leader will work with a team of Child and Youth Activity Workers and the Family & Individual Program department to ensure that related resources are utilized to their full potential. This position is 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday) and pays $17.09/hour.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Community College / University: Studies in human/social services, leisure or education (such as Psychology, social work, therapeutic recreation, community support, early childhood education, or special education assistant training) or nursing.
  • Experience with children, youth, or adults with developmental disabilities, recognizing and respecting people’s diversity, individual differences and perspectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to work independently, and as part of a team and demonstrated initiative, experience working with groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement individual and group recreation activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Experience working with groups and understanding the dynamics of groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Summer Activities Leader – EF International Language Campuses (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Careers.ef.com

JOC DESCRIPTION:

  • Guide groups of international students through fun, unforgettable, life-changing experiences around Victoria & Vancouver Island. Your mission will be to ensure students have the experience of lifetime and memories that last forever. The only way to achieve this is if you are also having the time of your life!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Have amazing energy and enthusiasm – you command an audience and are comfortable leading groups of 40+ individuals on your own
  • Organize, plan and lead a full schedule of activities, games, sports, field trips and excursions
  • Flexibility and comfort in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment; cool under pressure
  • Fluent in written and verbal English
  • Be reliable – you are extremely dependable and true to your word
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations including those with limited to no English skills
  • Attend weekly Activity Leader briefings

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Maintains a balance between professionalism and fun.
  • Authorization to work in Canada
  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • CPR/First Aid training not required but a huge plus
  • Deal with problems and emergency situations should they arise.
  • Availability during evening/weekend hours

DFX Kids Bike Guide – Whistler Blackcomb (May 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: May 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Whistler Blackcomb is looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching children of all abilities how to hit the trails, including beginners.
  • Striving to exceed our guests' expectations and creating memories on a daily basis.
  • Being enthusiastic and punctual for all tours/lesson assignments.
  • Following all safety procedures and policies on a daily basis.
  • Maintaining your own personal toolkits, first aid packs, and any Whistler Blackcomb owned bikes.
  • Staying up to date on local trail and bike park trail knowledge.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate our core values: safety first, striving to be the best, and showing that we care.
  • Minimum Level 1 Professional Mountain Bike Instructors (PMBI) course, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years coaching kids aged 6-12.
  • Current OFA Level 1 (BC Certified) is mandatory before you start.
  • Previous mountain bike instructing or coaching experience
  • Local trail knowledge
  • Must be able to reason and react quickly with thoughtful judgement, while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Proof of clear criminal record check.

Outreach, service and sales

*NEW* Communications Coordinator - BC Healthy Communities (Apr. 21)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: April 21, 2019
  • Link to job posting: Wowjobc.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a Communications Coordinator to join our innovative and interdisciplinary team at BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC). As part of our team, you will be working in a highly collaborative learning environment to support both organizational and program-specific communications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with our Communications Specialist to assist with planning and execution of specific communications strategies, such as our content strategy and social media strategy;
  • In conjunction with our Research & Impact Specialist and our Researcher, record and analyze incoming data from communications channels including media, social media and events;
  • Support organizational development and community engagement through writing and graphic design projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

You are an emerging communications generalist—a solid writer who is familiar with the inverted pyramid and CP Style, and who knows their way around Adobe Creative Suite as well. You embrace deadlines. You aren’t afraid to pick up the phone to forge a new relationship, or to find an answer to a question in a timely manner. You are engaged with current events on a local and provincial scale, and you draw the links between events, trends and topics and your own work.

  • A minimum of 3 years/60% completion of an undergraduate degree in Communications, Marketing or similar field;
  • An understanding of social justice and power dynamics in communications;
  • Some experience or training in graphic design, InDesign and Illustrator;
  • Demonstrated writing experience;
  • Experience working in a variety of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn);
  • Experience working with community-based organizations; and
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a highly collaborative team.

*NEW* Summer Program Assistant - Lifetime Networks (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Wowjobc.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position will assist within group programming at Lifetime Networks. The Summer Program Assistant position is funded in part through the Canadian Government Summer Jobs initiative. Applicants must be between the ages of 19 and 30

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supporting participants in the Being a Citizen continuing education program
  • and the PODS program
  • Researching activities and information related to program planning for the Being a Citizen program
  • Occasionally planning and facilitating activities
  • Safe and reliable transportation of participants
  • Daily assistance with set up and clean up

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post- secondary certification related to support for people with developmental disabilities or related experience
  • Experience supporting persons with developmental disabilities
  • Experience organizing programs and objectives
  • Class 5 driver license and reliable vehicle for transporting individuals

*NEW* Seasonal Merchandiser - The Hillman Group (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Wowjobc.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Hillman Group Canada is looking for Seasonal Merchandisers to join our team. The role would suport service to retail stores in Victoria and Nanaimo, BC. You provides hands-on service to big box retail stores, setting up H. Paulin displays, ensuring adequate stock levels and resolving day-to-day customer and store issues. Essential duties include: 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Visits designated stores weekly, merchandising inventory, sorting bins and attending to general housekeeping duties. 
  • Brings issues and discrepancies to the attention of the appointed Home Depot representative. 
  • Works as liaison between Home Depot stores and Hillman head office. 
  • Complies with Hillman policies and procedures. 
  • Travel between stores in selected region, to be determined. 
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management. 
  • Follow the store safety rules, and work in a safe and healthy manner 
  • Develop and demonstrate a positive “accident prevention” attitude and working climate

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office) specifically MS Excel and Outlook. 
  • Strategic thinker, good communicator and exceptional problem solver. 
  • Performs function with a sense of purpose and a degree of urgency 
  • Creates a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on teamwork 
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills (oral & written) 
  • We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Upon request, we will, in consultation with the applicant, determine the nature of any accommodation that may be required. 

*NEW* Summer Student Recruiter - Canadian Blood Services (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Wowjobc.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We’re seeking two Summer Student Recruiter's to join our team. 

Be part of a dynamic, innovative, collaborative, diverse and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. We are the connection between the sincere generosity of donors, and the heartfelt appreciation of recipients. Thousands of Canadians depend on our programs every day for reliable access to safe blood, plasma, stem cells, organs and tissues. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will be responsible for supporting the efforts of donor recruitment at community events. You will attend local events to raise awareness regarding the importance of donating blood or blood products by booking interested individuals into appointments at upcoming clinics or registering individuals to receive further information regarding donation opportunities. You will work with staff to identifying possible events, activity targets and best practices for event execution. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some post-secondary education, plus related experience or equivalent combination 
  • Preference will be given to those with an interest in Sales, Marketing or Public Outreach 
  • Experience with use of devices such as tablets and laptops 
  • Experience with use of social media 
  • Fluency in English 

*NEW* Summer Student / Intern - BC Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Wowjobc.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processes accounts payable, performs data entry, verifies invoices/POs and ensures proper approvals and compliance with corporate policies/procedures 
  • Meets vendor or regulatory deadlines for payment 
  • Maintains spreadsheets, prepares remittances and reconciles payments for benefit providers, payroll deductions, lease payments and travel allowances 
  • Monitors expenses related to professional development fees as applicable 
  • Assists with filing year end and Payment Services documentation 
  • Assists with month end entries/reports 
  • Prepares ad hoc reports 
  • Updates and maintains Accounts Payable module in Sage 300 
  • Answers inquiries about the Accounts Payable functions and transactions 
  • Additional tasks assigned by Controller or Manage

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate must be currently enrolled in or have recently graduated from post-secondary studies in Business Administration and/or Accounting 
  • Education and training must be the equivalent of a first level (or higher) post-secondary accounting program 
  • Proficient user of accounting software, spreadsheets, MS Outlook 
  • Ability to handle work volume with accuracy and timeliness 
  • Ability to work with and respect the nature of confidential information 
  • Well organized, detail oriented and possesses effect

Administrative Assistant - Sprott Shaw College (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Campus Director, the Administrative Assistant plays an integral role in the smooth and efficient operations of the Sprott~Shaw campus. Usually, the first point-of-contact person, the Administrative Assistant will be the public’s first perception of the campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • All responsibilities and procedures are provided as guidelines in Administrative Procedures
  • Performs general administration duties such as reception, mail, interoffice communications, outgoing correspondence, petty cash and ordering supplies/textbooks/equipment
  • Maintains the standardized file set-up for vocational/retail student files, government project files, correspondence files, daily organization systems and dead files (archives)
  • Provides marketing support to admissions by handling phone inquiries, appointments, walk-ins, and marketing statistics according to structured guidelines
  • Ensures the proper procedures and processes are followed for student registrations, creation of student file, input into start schedule, and into FAST
  • Monitors attendance and keeps the admissions advisor informed about any new start student’s absence
  • Provides the director with the names of students who have excessive absenteeism
  • Prints and distributes monthly interim transcripts every four weeks for each student
  • Processes diplomas, certificates, final transcripts

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certificate or Diploma in Administrative Assistant, Business Office, Business Administration or in the field of study
  • At least two years of related working experience

Collections Assistant - Heritage Abbotsford Society (Until filled)

  • Location: Abbotsford, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Are you First Nations or Inuit and going back to university in the fall? Take a look at this summer job opportunity!

  • Position Title: Collections Assistant
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Position Type: 7 hours/day, 5 days/week
  • Duration of Position: May 13th, 2019 through August 9th, 2019
  • Salary: $15.85/hr

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to the Executive Director, and in collaboration with the Society’s collections care team, the Collections Assistant will be trained in basic artifact collection care and digital records management. The incumbent will be responsible for updating and editing the digital catalogue records, performing artifact condition reports, and uploading digital photos to the artifact records, in an effort to ready the catalogue for online publication. Additionally, the Collections Assistant works with student peers to plan and execute the Society’s storytelling program and walking tours. Planning for these offerings will involve consultation with members of local First Nations bands and other local community members, School District #34, Fraser Valley Regional Library staff, and Society volunteers. The incumbent will also be able to participate in the day to day running of the Heritage Site. This entails tasks such as hosting tours of the site (“docenting”), answering the phones, greeting visitors, site maintenance and more hands on collections care. No two days are the same, as your day to day activities include working with not just a range of people, but with a variety of media and artifact categories.

    The Society’s Executive Director, along with our Programs Manager, will share their wealth of knowledge and experience with you, guide you and lend support as you hone your skills of collections management, heritage interpretation, communication, and presentation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

As this is a Sto: lo Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training (SASET) funded position, candidates must meet the following SASET criteria:

  • Must be First Nations/Inuit, status/non-status, reside on or off reserve, within SASET catchment area
  • Should be minimal 15 years of age and returning to school
  • Secondary and post-secondary students must be registered full-time students during previous academic year and intend to return to full-time studies in the following academic year
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of the program.

Due to the fact that this is position that involves working with children, a criminal records check is required.

A valid Driver’s license and/or access to a vehicle or driver is a requirement.

Desired Skills, Personal Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently under supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of team
  • Experience working with- and as a volunteer is an asset, as are supervisory skills
  • Ability to answer questions clearly and concisely

Meat Department Associate - Pepper's Food Store (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Pepper's Foods is currently accepting resumes to fill a full-time, permanent position in our full service meat department.
  • Job duties include but aren't limtied to:
  • Ensuring food quality, quantity, freshness, and presentation are of the highest standards
    Cut, trim, debone and prepare standard cuts of meat according to specifications using knives and power tools
    Wrap and package prepared meats

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Courteously answer all customer inquiries regarding different cuts, serving sizes etc
    Stocking displays to ensure adequate product levels in the department
    Make sure that all prepared items are properly labeled, covered and rotated
    Ensure all equipment is clean, well maintained and fully operational
    Keep department continually clean, organized and free of safety hazards
    Follow all workplace and food safety policies and practices to ensure a safe work environment
    Present a neat, fresh, and well-merchandised department

    Applicant is to be available weekdays, evenings, early mornings & weekends, be motivated, hard working and able to accomplish a semi - physically demanding job. This is a permanent position so students need not apply.

Student position Customer Service - ProSource Supply (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Join the ProSource team this summer and help us provide exceptional service to our customers!

Does this sound like you?
  • You have a genuine passion for helping people and thrive working in a fast paced environment
  • You are a strong leader with exceptional communication skills
  • You are a self motivated team player with the ability to work independently
  • You have a strong sense of initiative and are dedicated to meeting or exceeding expectations without being asked
  • You are detail oriented and organized with excellent analytical and problem solving skills

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Counter sales of our irrigation, landscape lighting, pond and other landscape supplies
  • Fulfill customer orders in a timely manner by accurately pulling parts from warehouse shelves
  • Assist with shipping/receiving and yard duties
  • Provide an outstanding experience for our contractors and retail customers
  • Enter orders into our Point of Sales software
  • Stocking inventory
  • Become a source of knowledge; understand the products we sell and be able to confidently provide solutions
  • Participate in our ProSource University training sessions
  • Be a culture champion and emulate ProSource values

Site Services Summer Student - Coeur Mining, Inc. (Until filled)

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coeur Mining, Inc. is a well-diversified growing precious metals producer with five operations in North America. Coeur’s wholly-owned operations include the Palmarejo silver-gold complex in Mexico, the Silvertip silver-zinc-lead mine in British Columbia, the Rochester silver-gold mine in Nevada, the Kensington gold mine in Alaska, and the Wharf gold mine in South Dakota. In addition, the Company owns the La Preciosa project in Mexico, a silver-gold exploration stage project. Coeur also conducts numerous exploration activities in North and South America. Coeur’s headquarters are located in Chicago, IL.

The Coeur Silvertip mine located in British Columbia, just 10 miles south of the Yukon border is seeking a Site Services – Summer Student for a temporary employee position for 4 months (May 1 – August 31, 2019), to work in a camp-based environment rotating on 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off schedule.

 If you are motivated by unique challenges, change, working in a remote location and work-life balance with the flexibility of a rotational schedule, this opportunity is for you! The Site Services – Summer Student will reside in the Surface department and will report to the Site Services Supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn to perform pre-operational checks, and operate equipment as decided by the supervisor and according to Safe Operating Procedures;
  • Perform various tasks as required, this may include but not exclusive too cleaning of areas, painting, fueling of assets, exposure and operation of heavy equipment, shoveling and general labour as described by the Site Services team leaders;
  • Willingness to learn new tasks within the Site Services and skilled trades team.
  • Support camp operating and maintenance needs within the group;
  • Attend and actively participate in safety meetings, tool box meetings;
  • Support Site Services team as required.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures;
  • Ensure compliance with the Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in operating the varied equipment is an asset but not required, training will be provided;
  • Valid Class 3 driver's license;
  • Preference given to local communities, high school graduates or college/university students;
  • Physically fit to perform the duties of the position.

Seasonal Floral Clerk - The Root Cellar Village Green Grocer (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Root Cellar is seeking a Seasonal Floral Clerk to add to our Potting Shed Team for our busy spring/summer season!

We are a locally owned and operated green grocer in Victoria, B.C. with a focus on sustainability and farm fresh food. In addition to providing the largest selection of fresh produce on Vancouver Island, we also offer a curated selection of grocery items, a full-service deli and butcher shop, an extensive garden centre and floral bar, and our very own Coffee Project.

This position will work indoors assisting our Florists as well as outdoors when needed in our Garden Centre. The ideal candidate will possess an artistic eye for arranging, as well as basic knowledge of outdoor plant care and variety.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the preparation and arrangement of cut flowers and foliage.
  • Maintain giftware displays, ensuring price accuracy.
  • Assess customer needs and make appropriate design recommendations.
  • Care for a large inventory of cut flowers.
  • Receive and price retail merchandise orders.
  • Work collaboratively with the floral team to create custom orders.
  • Work with minimal supervision and be a team player.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in the floral/horticulture industry.
  • Outstanding customer service and consultation skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs repetitively.
  • Willingness and ability to work inside and outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality.
  • Ability to work between the hours of 8am and 6pm and weekends.

Summer CPA Articling Student, Assurance and Accounting

  • Location: Courtenay, BC 
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: neuvoo.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At MNP we pride ourselves on being different it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, to provide you with the coaching, mentoring and feedback required to launch your career.

Be part of the momentum. We are are currently seeking a Summer CPA Articling Student for our Assurance and Accounting team for a 4 month term beginning May 6, 2019 until August 26, 2019.

Delivering quality in everything we do, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our Assurance and Accounting team is committed to providing meaningful and reliable financial information that ensures our clients are always well protected and positioned.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Performance Expectations Develop technical skills in areas such as : compilations, reviews, audits, bookkeeping and tax Develop and apply knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and / or Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE) Obtain and review documents from third party sources for audit process conduct inventory counts Collaborate with client engagement team prior to commencement of client work to discuss roles and responsibilities, risk areas, materiality and deadlines Perform accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital asset acquisition and disposition and payroll walk-through with the client in a professional manner

Sales Intern - Sherwin Williams (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC and various locations
  • Closing date: (Until filled)
  • Link to job posting: Sherwin.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today!

 This PAID internship for college/university students offers hands-on experience in a wholesale/retail work environment and can lead to career opportunities in management and/or professional outside sales upon graduation.  You will have the opportunity to learn basic store operations, gain management skills, and develop sales techniques and customer service skills, as well as increase knowledge in a variety of key business topics such as profit and loss, inventory control, and human resources.  Interns will also be exposed to Sherwin-Williams professionals in a variety of functional areas. You'll gain insight on a career in outside sales by traveling with a Sales Representative and spending structured time with your District Management team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Must be enrolled in an accredited four year college or university.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.
  • Must be willing to work all scheduled hours which may include evenings and weekends, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.   
  • Must be able to tint paint, therefore, must have good colour perception.
  • Must be able to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone.

Full Time Seasonal Cashier - Miniature World LTD (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: (Until filled)
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

An established downtown Victoria business needs seasonal full-time help. We are looking for 3 outgoing front line cashiers/receptionists. These positions involve greeting customers, daily balancing of POS cash drawers and simple janitorial work. There will be 36 – 40 hours per week with rotating shifts that will include evenings and weekends. Necessary assets are having an outgoing personality which includes meeting/greeting the public, having experience balancing cash drawers and a gift for multitasking in a busy work environment. This is an enjoyable work environment with helpful full-time staff that will guide you into the busy & fun summer season.

  • Work Period: May – September
  • Job Title: Cashier/Receptionist
  • City: Victoria BC
  • $12.65/hr. + BONUS of $ .75 for every hour worked in term (some conditions apply)
  • Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cashier: 1 year (Preferred)

Summer Program Assistant - Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) (May 20)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC 
  • Closing date: May 20, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Program Assistant will work with our Employment Services team to support adults and transitioning youth with developmental disabilities and barriers to employment to prepare for, seek and/or maintain employment. The successful candidate will assist with a variety of tasks and activities that support individuals in community based employment. This position is best suited for a highly organized individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills who is seeking a career in Career Development, Community Support, or Human Resources training.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary education or training in a related field.
  • Must be between ages of 18-30 at intake time, legally entitled to work in Canada, not hold another full time (30 or more hours) summer job.
  • Direct experience working with people with developmental disabilities or barriers to employment preferred.
  • Understanding of training techniques.

Barista - Starbucks (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC (Inner Harbor)
  • Closing date: Until Filled
  • Link to job posting: Workopolis

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Happy people with a can-do attitude
  • Capability to stay calm in stressful situations
  • Prior coffee house (barista) or hospitality experience is a plus
  • Ability to work a variety of barista shifts (including early mornings, weekends, holidays)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and follow-through skills

Pedal Pub-Crawl Tour Guide - The Rolling Barrel (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until Filled
  • Link to job posting: Workopolis

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Rolling Barrel is a 15-passenger pedal pub-crawl bicycle that operates throughout downtown Victoria. Tours are 2 hours long and consist of 3 stops at our partnering pubs/restaurants where customers get free appetizers and/or drink specials.

  • Looking to fill a number of positions for the upcoming season
  • Flexible part-time schedule
  • Ability to conduct large groups of potential intoxicated customers
  • Ensuring customers sign waivers upon arrival
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • Basic understanding of bicycles and the ability to potentially fix one in the case of an issue

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Open and/or close bikes
  • Potentially operate a trailer for transporting bikes
  • Schedule tours with our partnering pubs/restaurants
  • The safety of large groups of customers
  • Safe driving practices
  • Ensure customer needs are met

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 19+
  • Class 5 drivers license
  • Clean driving record
  • Mobile Phone
  • Thorough understanding of Victoria
  • Social Media engagement

Summer Relief Route Sales Representative - Red Bull Energy Drink PUR brands Inc. (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: (Until filled) before April 29th
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

PUR brands Inc. is the exclusive direct store distributor of Red Bull Energy Drink in British Columbia.Red Bull is the best-selling energy drink in the world, and PUR brands has continued this explosive growth, achieving great success, by providing great service, through great people! If you are an energetic, enterprising individual who is driven to succeed, you may be the person we are looking for.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieving sales targets by developing and maintaining your customer base through aggressive and smart selling
  • Selling product to various accounts, increasing points of distribution and identifying and securing displays for maximum exposure of our product line
  • Merchandising duties include proper execution of Red Bull Canada’s standards across several trade channels, as directed by the Sales Managers and General Manager
  • Providing relief coverage for schedule vacation and sick days
  • Warehouse support activities

One of the most important aspects of this position is the hands on activities you will be involved in. These include:

  • Loading product on to the route sales van
  • Managing inventory
  • Bringing product into accounts
  • Setting up and merchandising displays and POS
  • Executing the merchandising standards of Red Bull Canada

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Licence: Class 5 Drivers License (Preferred)

Green Summer Jobs for Students - United Nations Association Canada (until filled)

  • Location: Various
  • Closing date: (Until filled)
  • Link to job posting: Workopolis

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Green Spaces is the United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) innovative employment programme designed to provide talented students (aged 15-30) with engaging work integrated learning opportunities across Canada. Green Spaces participants will undertake 8 to 16-week placements with various companies, governments, associations, universities and civil society organizations across Canada.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Green Spaces participants will be provided with the opportunity to lead initiatives, apply their academic training to challenging issues, and share their passion for environmental sustainability. The Green Spaces programme aims to place talented students in placements within Canada’s green economy, with the primary goals of:

  • Preparing Canadian students to successfully obtain employment in their chosen field upon graduation through their placement experience and the provision of professional development guidance
  • Expanding Canada’s network of young professionals in the Green Economy
  • Contributing to Canada’s commitments on climate and environment through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

ELIGIBILITY:

To be part of the Green Spaces programme, you must be:

  • Registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school full-time in the upcoming academic year
  • Between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive) at the time of intake/selection
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons who have been granted refugee status in Canada;
  • Be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations;
  • Not have participated in a youth project or programme funded by the federal government within one year.

Product, Sales and Services Host - Whistler Blackcomb (May 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: May 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: BCjobs

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

The Whistler Blackcomb staff is looking for applicants who share in their passion for the outdoors; whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don't miss the chance to work and play in BC's winter wonderland.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Selling mountain products and services and inspiring our guests to return again and again.
  • Greeting guests in a friendly manner, making eye contact when possible.
  • Providing a high quality, friendly and cooperative relationship with guests and other mountain staff.
  • Providing accurate information to our guests as it pertains to all aspects of Whistler Blackcomb mountain operations and Whistler Resort.
  • Know and be up to date on all prices, programs, events and policies of Whistler Blackcomb.
  • Seek out accurate information for our guests when needed in order to answer their questions.
  • Pro-actively promote and sell all programs available on Whistler Blackcomb Mountains.
  • Handle, record and deposit all monies received and complete all cash out procedures as required.
  • Responsible and accountable for any sales transactions completed (including discounts, complimentary products or returns/refunds).
  • You may be required to assist other departments as needed.
  • Always showing up on time, in uniform, and adhering to the grooming policy

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Demonstrate our core values: safety first, striving to be the best, and showing that we care.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Must possess excellent employee and public relations skills and have a friendly and cooperative nature.
  • Knowledge of Whistler Blackcomb mountains an asset.
  • Computer literacy and previous experience with computerized sales and reservation systems.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Proof of clear criminal record check.

Retail Sales Associate - Whistler Blackcomb (May 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: May 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: BCJobs

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Whistler Blackcomb is looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Building rapport with a wide variety of guests from around the world.
  • Meeting store goals for guest service standards as measured by the Mystery Shopper program.
  • Striving to exceed daily and seasonal sales targets; use upselling and add-on to increase your sales.
  • Handling guest complaints, returns and exchanges in a friendly and courteous manner.
  • Offering accurate product information, features and benefits of the product.
  • Instructing guests regarding proper care and maintenance of the product.
  • Operating our point of sale (payment system) including opening and closing procedures.
  • Making sure the store is well stocked with our products and taking part in inventory counts.
  • You may be required to assist other departments as needed.
  • Always showing up on time, in uniform, and adhering to the grooming policy

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate our core values: safety first, striving to be the best, and showing that we care.
  • Previous retail sales experience a definite asset.
  • Experience working in outdoor and/or fashion clothing retail is an asset.
  • Cash handling experience.
  • Must be friendly, outgoing and sociable.
  • An interest in outdoor sports/activities would be beneficial
  • Proof of clear criminal record check.

2019 Summer Community Services Assistant 2 - Healthy Communities - The City of Surrey (May 7)

  • Location: Surrey, BC
  • Closing date: May 7, 2019
  • Link to job posting: BCJobs

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The City of Surrey is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to spend the summer helping in putting on great, inclusive day camps for youth with disabilities. As a Community Service Assistant 2, you will lead Summer Fun 1-1 and Youth on the Move Camps, which deliver community-based recreational activities to youth with disabilities. You will have excellent customer skills, high energy, and an enthusiastic approach to your work and enjoy the chance to be a part of a team that values leadership and organizational talents. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that program equipment is safe, clean and hazard-free at all times.
  • Plan, organize, promote, implement and lead recreational activities.
  • Use daily cash procedures to handle transactions.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of grade 12.
  • A current Emergency First Aid with CPR-C/AED certificate.
  • 1 year of experience in community service work or an equivalent combination of education, training.
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Unrestricted Class 4 driver's license with a safe driving history (asset). 

Tourism and hospitality

*NEW* Tour Guide Visitor Centre - BC Hydro (Apr. 22)

  • Location: Hudson's Hope, BC
  • Closing date: April 22, 2019
  • Link to job posting: indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We’re investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We’re upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities. We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.

It’s our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Greets visitors to the Visitor Centre as an ambassador of BC Hydro. Explains the self-guided tour or guided tour information. Answers questions about other tourism opportunities in the area and provides directions where possible.
  • Provides guided tours following established tour content, tailoring content to meet the needs and interests of the assigned group. Explains how electricity is generated, discusses the history and construction of the generating station/dam, and provides information on BC Hydro’s current initiatives, services and programs, including environmental programs and local capital projects.
  • Responds to non-routine enquiries and questions by sharing information with visitors, referring visitors to other resources within the organization where appropriate. Assists others over the phone or via email with enquiries about the Visitor Centre or general BC Hydro questions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Partial completion of high school, plus some experience in customer service, public speaking, giving presentations and/or leading groups. Completion of in-house training program upon hire.

*NEW* Visitor Services Ambassador - Destination Osoyoos (Apr. 30)

  • Location: Osoyoos, BC
  • Closing date: April 30, 2019
  • Link to job posting: indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Osoyoos Visitor Services Ambassador demonstrates excellence in customer service and retail sales. They are responsible for creating remarkable experiences for visitors to Osoyoos and area, ensuring that each traveler has an unforgettable experience. This position offers the opportunity for a professional, driven individual to be a positive contributor in a vibrant and dynamic industry.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Previous front line customer service experience.
  • Experience working in a retail environment is an asset.
  • Previous work experience in the tourism industry is an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of Osoyoos and local attractions, transportation and accommodations.
  • They will be energetic, approachable, friendly and professional.
  • Work weekends, weekdays, and holidays as required. The Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week during the Summer months;
  • Stand for long periods of time;
  • Lift up to 40lbs;
  • Adhere to the dress code policy of Destination Osoyoos which includes a uniform.

*NEW* Summer Student Visitor Info Counsellor - Fernie Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre (Until filled)

  • Location: Fernie, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is looking for a full-time summer student to join our team for the summer. The individual will be performing a variety of different tasks; however, they must have excellent customer service skills, as they will be acting as a liaison between visitors to Fernie and our tourism industry. The main duties of a visitor information counselor include but are not limited to; greeting visitors in a professional and welcoming manor, offering information about tourism products and services, selling visitors' on why Fernie is a number one tourist destination, and much more!

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Greet all visitors to the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information Centre in a friendly and professional manner.
  • *Determine visitors needs, interests and provide accurate information to visitors regarding destinations,transportation, accommodation, options and costs, and suggest suitable products in the community, region and province via mail, phone, email and in person.
  • *Promote local tourism products, services and events which will promote longer stays in the Fernie area.
  • *Gather and record statistical information related to each visitor party.
  • *Stock and sell retail merchandise and handle cash transactions
  • *Maintain brochure racks and ensure adequate inventory is always on hand
  • *Standard office other administrative and light cleaning tasks as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated customer service skills- an asset
  • *Knowledge of business community, tourism products, City of Fernie, and surrounding area- an asset
  • *Intermediate to advanced computer skills
  • *Must be able to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends)
  • *Preference given to a full-time post secondary student (attending spring 2019 semester and will be returning in fall 2019)
  • *Valid drivers licence

*NEW* Tour Support Guide - Intercruises shoreside and port services (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Intercruises is looking to add to our team SUPPORT TOUR GUIDES here in Victoria BC. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone who enjoys spending time interacting with people from all over the world, and sharing their knowledge of Greater Victoria specifically, as well as BC and Canada in general. It is outdoor work in Victoria during the beautiful summer season from May to September. Those who apply must be outgoing and positive individuals capable of leading groups of visitors. The ability to keep people engaged throughout and contribute to their unique experience of Victoria is an essential part of the job.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Arrive on the pier before the ship and prepare for the arrival of the cruise ship passengers
  • Ensure all coaches are ready, lined up and in the correct place
  • Put signage on all the coaches corresponding to the dispatch sheet you will be given upon arrival on the pier.
  • Brief all drivers and ensure they are adequately prepared for the tour they are giving.
  • If there are other tours operating beside coach tours such as walking tours, speak with guides and make sure they have the correct signage and are located in the right area on the pier to welcome guests.
  • Have the office space prepared, fill out vouchers and prepare any additional forms that drivers must take when they depart.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to work independently, be friendly & outgoing, and a good communicator.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and, when necessary, take command in stressful and/or awkward situations while maintaining composure and at all times being respectful and polite.
  • Able to multitask, be reliable, punctual and committed to being an ambassador for life in Victoria
  • Reliable, punctual, well-spoken, able to work independently,
  • Friendly, engaging, able to thrive in a fast paced environment,
  • Can take command of situations when necessary.

*NEW* Visitor Experience and Volunteer Services Assistant (May 3)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: May 3, 2019
  • Link to job posting: wowjobcs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary is pleased to offer a summer job opportunity for Summer Visitor Experience and Volunteer Services Assistant to a qualified student who ideally has a background in administration, tourism, non-profit management, marketing, conservation, environmental studies or biology. The successful candidate will gain experience in non-profit administration and outreach roles including: volunteer services, community outreach, administration, visitor experience, reception and marketing.

The Visitor Experience and Volunteer Services Assistant will assist in promoting ecological awareness and the mission of Swan Lake to Sanctuary visitors and at community events. They will also assist with a variety of volunteer recruitment projects and activities. This position will help the Sanctuary to foster and promote an understanding and appreciation of nature for visitors and will assist in the growth of the volunteer program.

The Visitor Experience and volunteer Services Assistant will be working both in an office environment and at times outdoors. They will use standard office tools such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, scanners etc. as well as cash register. They may need to use a vehicle to transport and set up event equipment including outdoor tent, tables and chairs, and promotional displays. At all times the Assistant is expected to be a professional and well-prepared representative of Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary in public and partner interaction.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Enjoy and value connecting with nature
  • Enjoy interacting with the public and can communicate the mission and values of the Sanctuary with visitors of all ages
  • Excellent computer skills including social media, development of marketing materials and general administration
  • Able to work comfortably both independently and in a team environment.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.

Summer Visitor Centre Counsellor - Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce (Apr. 30)

  • Location: Nelson, BC
  • Closing date: April 30, 2019
  • Link to job posting: kootenay.jobs

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The main activities of a counsellor include identifying a visitor’s needs, offering information & promoting tourism products & services. Counsellors act an ambassador to tourism in our region—an extremely important role for Nelson and area.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Identify information needs in support of visitor requests
  • Provide accurate information to visitors regarding destinations, transportation, accommodation (options and costs), and suggest suitable products and activities in the community, region or province through , social media, phone, email and in person
  • Assist individuals or groups to organize vacation/travel plans
  • Promote and sell tourism products and services
  • Ensure visitor understanding of information provided
  • Distribute & update promotional materials
  • Encourage new and return visits
  • Gather and record statistical information related to each visitor party
  • Post current information of interest to visitors such as Tourist Alert, road, ski and weather reports, local events and activities
  • Stock and sell retail merchandise and handle cash transactions
  • Maintain brochure racks and ensure adequate inventory is always on hand

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Outgoing, friendly, welcoming demeanor
  • Microsoft Office computer skills including internet research, social media and email
  • Social media experience – Twitter, Facebook, Hootsuite, Instagram
  • Knowledge of attractions, events, tourism products/services in the local area
  • Map reading skills, local, regional and of BC
  • Excellent communication skills – face to face, telephone, social media and written

Doorperson - Fairmont Hotels and Resorts (Until filled)

  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: neuvoo.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At the ocean's edge- a modern oasis, the Fairmont Pacific Rim is the most remarkable address in the city with its breathtaking harbour views, luxurious accommodation, rave-worthy cuisine and warm hospitality.

In your new role, you will model our values of respect, integrity, teamwork and empowerment and your leadership will facilitate extraordinary careers and lasting memories for your Front Office and hotel teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • To meeting and greeting guests, helping them with their luggage upon arrival and departure.
  • To provide parking options and safely parking any valet vehicles.
  • To provide excellence in guest service and acting as a liaison between the hotel and our guests, always responding to guest requests and concerns in a personal, prompt and courteous manner.
  • To be exceptionally knowledgeable of all hotel related information including; hours of operation, promotions, menu selection, meeting facilities, guest room and rate structuring and current availability.
  • To be familiar with all guest related activities and events within the hotel and through outside agencies, such as activities, theatre, transportation, recreation and current events.
  • To maintain a clean and professional appearance on the front door at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A valid BC Driver’s license and ability to drive standard is MANDATORY.
  • Class 5 drivers license is required.
  • Previous experience in a Guest Service capacity is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • Must have a passion for guest contact.
  • Must have the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must be available to work all shifts including weekends.
  • Requires lifting 45 pounds of weight for extended periods of time.
  • Knowledge of the Vancouver area is an asset.

Front Desk Attendant - Blue River (June 3)

  • Location: Blue River, BC
  • Closing date: June 3, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

River Rock Casino Resort is the 2012 to 2017 Winner of the World Luxury Casino Hotel in North America, Trip Advisor's 2014 winner of the Certificate of Excellence, and Western Canada's only Four Diamond Casino Resort. 

River Rock Casino Resort is currently seeking friendly, energetic and experienced Banquet Servers to join our Food and Beverage team and help create a great experience and memory for our guests. We are gearing up for a busy season and are seeking individuals who enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • This position is responsible for check-ins, including monitoring room blocks and juggling as necessary while coordinating with Housekeeping the progress of room readiness. The Front Desk Attendant communicates with guests to ensure guest satisfaction, reviews credit, meals, wake-up call, bag pull and other details pertinent to group stay.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience and/or education in customer service
  • General office experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Polished presentation and high level of grooming
  • Second language considered an asset

Banquet Server - Great Canadian Gaming Corp. (June 4)

  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Closing date: June 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

River Rock Casino Resort is the 2012 to 2017 Winner of the World Luxury Casino Hotel in North America, Trip Advisor's 2014 winner of the Certificate of Excellence, and Western Canada's only Four Diamond Casino Resort. 

River Rock Casino Resort is currently seeking friendly, energetic and experienced Banquet Servers to join our Food and Beverage team and help create a great experience and memory for our guests. We are gearing up for a busy season and are seeking individuals who enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assisting with room and table set up
  • Buffet and/or coffee break set up
  • Refreshing buffet and/or coffee stations
  • Serving guests menu items in a prompt and courteous manner and checking to ensure satisfaction
  • Performing pre and post shift duties, folding napkins, filling condiments etc.
  • Clearing tables, removing glasses and re-stocking if required
  • Assisting other Servers as necessary
  • Liaising and communicating effectively with all appropriate operational departments
  • Ensuring compliance with licensing laws, health and safety and other statutory regulations
  • Performing other duties as assigned or directed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some experience in a Food and Beverage environment
  • Banquet experience an asset
  • Serving It Right
  • The ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills
  • Fantastic customer service skills
  • A fun can do attitude
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Being collaborative and never losing sight of being a part of a team
  • The ability to successfully obtain a criminal record check through the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal departments through timely, effective and service oriented communication 
  • A willingness to learn, develop and achieve new skills for personal and professional development
  • Live GCC's Values on the job: Integrity, Team Engagement, Drive to Succeed, Service Excellence, and Citizenship
  • A passion for providing Great Experiences and Memories to our internal and external guests in the continual quest of achieving service excellence

Bartender - Whistler Blackcomb (June 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: June 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Love what you do! Because that's what we're all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don't miss the chance to work and play in BC's winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you've got. #wbworklove

Why you'll love working in Food & Beverage: 

  • Best meal benefits - including a free meal during your shift
  • The world's best commute to and from our on-mountain locations
  • Gain valuable work experience and transferable skills
  • Numerous opportunities for career advancement
  • Meet great people and make life-long friends!

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Have fun and invite the guest to have fun at all times
  • Sell, prepare and serve beverages quickly and efficiently
  • Sell and serve food quickly and efficiently
  • Cash-handling according to Whistler Blackcomb guidelines
  • Maintain security of inventory
  • Follow opening and closing routines
  • Set up and maintain a clean, safe, organized & well stocked working area
  • Assist in the removal of garbage and recyclables throughout the shift
  • Follow weekly cleaning routines
  • Communicate to management, the needs of the bar for optimum operation
  • Enforce Serving It Right standards
  • Promote and sell upcoming events to our guests
  • Assist the Team in the service of the guest any way necessary
  • We are a company that works together and throughout the season you may be required to assist other departments as needed.
  • Always show up on time, in uniform, and adhere to the grooming policy!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate our core values: Safety First, Striving to be the Best and Showing that We Care.
  •  Minimum of 2 years bartending experience in a high volume restaurant is required
  • Knowledge of Whistler/Blackcomb area is a definite asset
  • Must have B.C. Serving it Right  http://www.servingitright.com/index.html
  • Must be animated and outgoing
  • Must 19 years of age to serve alcohol in Whistler
  • A full working knowledge of all drinks
  • Proof of clear criminal record check

Door Host - Whistler Blackcomb (June 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: June 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Love what you do! Because that's what we're all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don't miss the chance to work and play in BC's winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you've got. #wbworklove

Why you'll love working in Food & Beverage: 

  • Best meal benefits - including a free meal during your shift
  • The world's best commute to and from our on-mountain locations
  • Gain valuable work experience and transferable skills
  • Numerous opportunities for career advancement
  • Meet great people and make life-long friends!

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Have fun and invite the guest to have fun at all times.
  • Ensure that all guests in our "A" areas are of legal drinking age.
  • Control the amount of guests in each area.
  • Ensure the security of the building during events.
  • Assist with the set up of special events.
  • Engage the guest in conversation whenever possible & offer assistance or information.
  • Assist staff with any belligerent guests and with the removal of guests if necessary.
  • Clean up of outside areas after close - cigarettes, patio setup.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all areas including the cafe, bar, loft, outdoor areas, washrooms & hallways
  • Assist with serving and bussing -- never walk with an empty tray or hands.
  • Assist in the removal of garbage and recyclables throughout the shift.
  • Bring to the attention of the supervisor any unsafe working conditions, or equipment that would affect the guest or staff.
  • Assist with the snow clearing of patios and walkways.
  • Assist the Team in the service of the guest any way necessary.
  • We are a company that works together and throughout the season you may be required to assist other departments as needed.
  • Always show up on time and adhere to the grooming policy!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  At least 19 years of age (in order to comply with BC Liquor Laws)
  •  Must have B.C. Serving it Right  http://www.servingitright.com/index.html
  • At least 1-2 year of professional security or door experience.
  • Experience working door in a high-volume bar.
  • Physically fit, ability to lift 100 lbs.
  • Experience in crowd control.
  • A working knowledge of restaurant and bar operations is necessary.
  • A patient and calm disposition.
  • Proof of clear criminal record check.

Server - Whistler Blackcomb (June 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: June 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: BCjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full Time (16-29 hours/week) Seasonal, Hourly. Seasonal positions can be differentiated from year round jobs as they have predefined start and end dates. These dates may vary due to seasonal business fluctuations. 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Having fun and inviting the guest to have fun at all times.
  • Serving everyone in your section.
  • Selling and serving food and beverages quickly and efficiently.
  • Responsibility for the quality of all products served to guests.
  • Knowing your products and the best way to sell them.
  • Promoting and up-selling liquor, food and events.
  • Understanding and using the table numbers for efficient service.
  • Cash handling according to Whistler Blackcomb guidelines - you'll have responsibility for your own float.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proof of clear criminal record check.
  • Must be at least 19 years of age or older.
  • 3 years' experience as a full service server preferably in a high volume food and beverage environment.
  • Previous experience with "Mircos" an advantage
  • Good working knowledge of drinks.
  • Knowledge of Whistler Blackcomb and the surrounding area a definite asset.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills are required.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • BC Serving It Right Certification.

Guest Services Agent - Hotel Grand Pacific (Until filled)

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Professional, welcoming, enthusiastic and conscientious attitude
  • Maximize hotel occupancy and average daily rate
  • Organize and maintain an effective front desk area
  • Accurate collection and recording of information
  • Accurate and efficient accounting procedures
  • Protect guest privacy
  • Ensure guest satisfaction and overall positive experience
  • Five Star service and exceptional attention to detail

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 1 year front desk or reservation experience required in a 4 diamond or luxury full service hotel property
  • Post secondary training is an asset
  • Second language is an asset
  • Proven accounting skills (cash transactions)
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

Host - Canoe Brewpub (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Located along Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Canoe Brewpub is committed to innovation, through fresh and local ingredients. If working on the waterfront with great handcrafted beer, real food and a vibrant atmosphere with live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights appeals to you, we are looking for an organized, experienced and enthusiastic host as we enter our busiest time of year.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Working as part of a team to create the best possible experience for guests
  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Being organized and able to deal with high volumes of people
  • Working through problems and coming up with solutions
  • Being part of a team of positive, high achievers who care about their guests and the company they are representing
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Previous host or restaurant experience
  • A team-player mentality and a great attitude
  • Strong organizational skills
  • An outgoing personality that can converse with guests and other staff

Victoria Tour Ambassador - Scenic Tours Pty Ltd (Until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Scenic is a leader in luxury river cruising and Worldwide 5-star coach touring, with the common objective of exceeding customer expectations. Our reputation is impeccable and for more than 30 years we have been delivering outstanding vacation experiences to travelers who expect the best of everything. Winning the Cruise Critic Award 4 years in a row for Emerald Waterways, our Vancouver based Operations Office proudly delivers coaching tours to our clients across North America

To extend a warm Scenic and Evergreen welcome as guests arrive and depart from airports and/or hotels in Victoria. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your career in hospitality.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Greeting guests as they arrive at the Victoria Airport or floatplane dock, and ensuring a smooth connection with their pre-booked transportation to/from hotels
  • Liaising with the Victoria Coordinator & Tour Directors to ensure all arrivals and departures are efficiently coordinated
  • Supporting and assisting the Victoria Coordinator in areas as required
  • Rearranging guest and transfer vehicles when flight delays occur
  • Assisting in the completion of daily log of operational activities
  • Troubleshooting guest service issues as they arise (i.e.. delayed luggage)
  • Liaising with the Hotel Front Desk and Bell Team to expedite guests into rooms
  • Advising guests of local restaurant and sightseeing options
  • Assisting with and monitoring Scenic FreeChoice operations
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
  • A people person with an outgoing personality
  • Ability to handle stress and decision make under pressure
  • Previous experience in Tourism Industry an asset

 

Royal Service Agent (Temporary) - Fairmont Empress (Until Filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Your knowledge of the hotel and the technical skill you display when responding to Guest telephone calls will prove you truly are a Fairmont professional. As a Royal Service Agent, effective and engaging communication is the key when speaking to fellow Colleagues and Guests. This position is temporary from May 1, 2019 to July 19, 2019. The pay rate is $18.81 to start, increasing to $20.55 after completion of 3 month probation and $23.49 after 6 months.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Process all external and internal calls either by redirecting calls or assisting the caller
  • Take ownership of the caller’s request and ensure follow up according to the hotel’s standards
  • Have a sufficient working knowledge of all departments, in particular Housekeeping, Front Office and Engineering
  • Maintain and monitor the “Royal Service” software system
  • Serve as a liaison for Guests requiring information relating to all aspects of the hotel
  • Handle and distribute faxes, voice messages and written messages for internal and external Guests
  • Have full knowledge of the hotel’s emergency procedures
  • Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum one year recent experience (in the last five years) in a switchboard /front office in a similar size hotel with similar high standards of guest service or a minimum eight months recent experience (in the last five years) in an administrative position with similar high standards of guest service
  • Impeccable grooming and presentation
  • Fluency in English required (verbal & written)
  • Strong telephone skills
  • Excellent telephone manners, telephone voice
  • Strong typing and clerical skills, organized and detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills and English communication skills
  • A hospitality diploma is an asset
  • Knowledge of computerized Front Office systems required with emphasis in Micros-Fidelio based programs (Opera) and Windows, MS Office Suite an asset
  • Prior experience in customer service an asset
  • A passion for guest service
  • Excellent team spirit
  • Ability to handle many conflicting priorities at any given time

Bellperson/Porter (Temporary) - The Fairmont Empress (Until Filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a Bellperson at the Fairmont Empress, you’ll welcome every guest with a smile and a warm greeting to create an unbeatable first impression! With your engaging personality, welcoming demeanour and passion for providing exceptional service, you will ensure that the guest’s visit starts off on a high note by escorting guests to their rooms, transporting luggage and providing information. The starting pay rate for this position is $14.43 per hour, increasing to $15.78 after 3 months and $18.03 after 6 months, plus gratuities.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Acknowledges guests and visitors and greets incoming and outgoing guests by name
  • Escorts the guest and identifies the safety and security features of the hotel, while ensuring that each guest is treated with the highest level of guest service and professionalism
  • Transports luggage to guest room, hangs garment bag and places luggage on luggage stand or in appropriate area as directed by guest
  • Explains the features and functions of the room to guest, ensuring that all equipment is functioning properly
  • Tags and marks luggage for business, leisure, and tour guests. Records and stores luggage and deliveries efficiently and accurately
  • Responds quickly to guest complaints or requests for information, reservations and confirmations in an accurate and pleasant manner, and ensures appropriate action is taken
  • Assists with the security of the hotel through participation in the Emergency response team in the event of a fire alarm or other crisis.
  • Ensures that only registered guests and patrons use the Reception Lobby
  • Answers internal and external telephone calls with the highest level of professionalism and service
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of recent experience (in the last 5 years) as a Porter or Doorperson, or in a position demanding a luxury standard of constant guest/customer service. Individuals pursuing or having completed a post-secondary education in Hospitality require a minimum of four (4) months' of such recent experience.
  • A valid BC Class 5 drivers’ license (must provide a drivers’ abstract reflecting a history of responsible driving)
  • Comprehensive and current knowledge of local attractions, events, restaurants and transportation information
  • Impeccable grooming and presentation
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently with minimal supervision and as a team-player with proven success in relationship building
  • Ability to provide excellent service and exceed expectations
  • Proven ability to solve problems and make decisions in a personable manner
  • Proficient in English language, both verbal and written
  • Must be able to handle a multitude of tasks in an busy, dynamic environment while
    remaining calm and collective
  • Must be available to work flexible hours including overnight shifts
  • Must be comfortable wearing a Bluetooth earpiece
  • Physical ability to perform the requirements of the job, including:
  • Standing/walking for extending periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying 50lbs or more

Expo - Canoe Brewpub (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Simplyhired.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Located along Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Canoe Brewpub is committed to innovation, through fresh and local ingredients. If working on the waterfront with great handcrafted beer, real food and a vibrant atmosphere with live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights appeals to you, we are looking for an organized, experienced and enthusiastic expeditor as we enter our busiest time of year.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working as part of a team to create the best possible experience for guests
  • Working through problems and coming up with solutions
  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Being detail-oriented
  • Being organized and able to deal with high volumes of people
  • Being part of a team of positive, high achievers who care about their guests and the company they are representing

Guest Services - WildPlay (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: Simplyhired.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Are you looking for a seasonal position where you can apply your outgoing personality and multi-tasking skills to help create awesome experiences for our guests? WildPlay is hiring for the 2019 season and we are seeking dynamic individuals to join our team. We provide a unique work environment and all the training you need to help our guests Play More and Fear Less! 

The Guest Services Agent delivers exceptional service by anticipating guest needs and enthusiastically seeking to ensure each visitor has a memorable experience. In a friendly, confident and knowledgeable way, the Guest Services Agent welcomes guests, takes reservations, checks guests in to Elements (park activities), and guides people efficiently through their arrival and departure at a WildPlay Park. The Guest Services Agent helps guests with decision-making and conducts smooth front-desk transactions for Element and retail sales and services, all while ensuring a professional and welcoming experience. The Guest Services Agent understands and adheres to the risk management standards and protocols that are essential to the park operation and ensuring that everyone in the park has a great day. 

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Provide an exceptional WildPlay experience to all guests and visitors in the park through proactive engagement, curiosity, recognizing opportunities to increase guests’ enjoyment of the park and actively delivering or exceeding guest expectations 
  • Provide accurate information regarding park elements, products, pricing and park facilities 
    Manage guest bookings including check-in, payment, waiver management, wristbands, answering questions and setting the guests’ expectations for their adventure 
  • Administer reservations and assist with group bookings when requested 
  • Identify guest escalations, deliver solutions and ensure concerns beyond your role’s authority is brought to the Guest Services Team Lead in a timely and professional manner 
  • Ensure smooth guest flow at Guest Services and within the park working cooperatively with the
  • Guest Services Team Lead and Element (Activity) Team Lead 
    Enhance the guest experience by identifying and promoting opportunities for guests to expand their adventure and lock it into their everyday life. This may include additional activates, images and stories shared on social media, purchase of retail items or enthusiasm for a repeat visit 
  • Perform end-of-shift duties including cash-outs, sales reconciliations, and other administrative tasks as required 

Event and Tasting Room Supervisors - Sea Cider (until filled)

  • Location: Saanichton, BC
  • Closing date: Until Filled
  • Link to job posting: Simplyhired.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Sea Cider Associates have the opportunity to work in a number of different areas of the company, from serving customers in Sea Cider’s Tasting Room to serving guests during events such as wedding receptions, selling cider at farmers markets, and representing Sea Cider at off-site marketing events.

In all areas, Sea Cider Associates ‘go the extra mile’ in all interactions with the public. Customer satisfaction is paramount.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Post secondary degree, diploma or certification preferred
  • Work experience in a service role: At least one year
  • Industry experience: Preference given to food and beverage, hospitality, events
  • Stakeholder relationships: demonstrated success in teamwork
  • Communication skills, both written and oral: strong
  • Software experience: experience using a variety of programs and apps
  • A gift for customer service, resolving customer complaints successfully, and avoiding complaints in the first place
  • Personal aptitude: a self-starter with a high degree of initiative. Excellent time management. The ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in what is at times a high pressure, fast-paced environment. A willingness to “roll up your sleeves” to get the job done. Curiosity, great listening skills and an openness to feedback.
  • Work week flexibility: A willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings
  • A desire to work for a business that is growing and seeking to continually improve
  • Available to work May through October
  • Foodsafe certification (level 1)
  • Serving It Right certification
  • For farmer’s markets: a valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle which can securely store/transport cases of cider and booth equipment
  •  

Front line positions - Scandinave Spa (until filled)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: Until Filled
  • Link to job posting: Scandinave.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Scandinave Spa is hiring for the below positions. They are looking for someone who can offer a warm, friendly and professional welcome to guests as well as create a comfortable environment for them. 

  • Guest Experience Agents
  • Reservation Agents
  • Baristas
  • Spa Experience Attendants
  • Day & Night Cleaners

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commitment and Dedication
  • Your own unique experience
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Guest Experience

Front Desk Associate - Royal Scot Hotel and Suites (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until Filled
  • Link to job posting: go2hr.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Looking to get into the hospitality industry? Perhaps you lack the experience, but need somewhere to start. The Royal Scot Hotel & Suites is hiring Front Desk Associates and this could be the perfect place to get your foot in the door!

We are hiring for some temporary summer positions – perhaps you are going back to school in September and would like to carry on part time through the fall. This could be the perfect fit.

We are looking for full flexibility, dedication and a great attitude!

Please apply in person and fill out an application form (425 Quebec St.) or send us an email with your cover letter and resume.

Bellperson/Valet - Inn at Laurel Point (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: go2hr.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the first and last impression of Inn at Laurel Point, the Bellperson position is an integral part of ensuring Guest satisfaction. The primary responsibility of a Bellperson is to provide engaging, personalized and anticipative service in all interactions with an aim to exceed Guest needs and expectations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Flexible availability for shifts: will be scheduled for a combination of early morning shifts, day shifts, and late evening shifts
  • Must be fully available to work weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must possess a valid BC driver’s license and be able to drive automatic and standard vehicles
  • Upon hire, must provide driver’s abstract to determine driver’s record
  • If a student returning to school in the Fall, must be committed to working minimum 3 shifts/wk during school including weekends and holidays
  • Must have Canadian work permit to apply (if non-resident of Canada)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous Bellperson experience an asset
  • Passion for guest service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Highly organized, results-oriented with the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure
  • Knowledge of Fidelio Opera systems, Word, Excel an asset
  • Exceptional knowledge of Victoria and Surrounding area and attractions
  • A resourceful personality
  • Must be able to multitask & consistently deliver top quality service in a fast paced work environment

Food Runner - Inn at Laurel Point (until filled)

  • Location: Victoria, BC
  • Closing date: Until filled
  • Link to job posting: indeed.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To represent the Inn at Laurel Point in all guest interactions as an Elegant, Pacific Rim Inspired waterfront inn where memories are created. The Food Runner is responsible for the overall cleanliness of the restaurant, the expediting of food and assisting the Servers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Flexible availability for shifts: will be scheduled for a combination of early morning shifts, day shifts, and late evening shifts
  • Must be fully available to work weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
  • If a student returning to school in the Fall, must be committed to working minimum 3 shifts/wk during school including weekends and holidays

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous serving experience an asset
  • Must be energetic and enthusiastic
  • Must be personable and professional
  • Team oriented
  • Foodsafe Level 1 and Serving It Right certified
  • Must be able to embrace the 4 core values of the Inn at Laurel Point: Excellence, Respect, Curiosity and Stewardship

ELGIBILITY:

  • Must have Canadian work permit to apply (if non-resident of Canada)

Scanning Host - Whistler Blackcomb (May 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: May 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! Whistler Blackcomb is looking for motivated employees who are passionate about what they do and love the outdoors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greeting guests in a friendly manner, making eye contact when possible.
  • Providing a high quality, friendly and cooperative relationship with guests and other mountain staff.
  • Providing accurate information to our guests as it pertains to all aspects of Whistler Blackcomb mountain operations and Whistler Resort.
  • Ensuring that guests and staff accessing Whistler Blackcomb lifts are in possession of a valid lift pass.
  • Assisting guests with ticket/pass problems or concerns.
  • Seek out accurate information for our guests when needed in order to answer their questions.
  • Understanding the proper use of validation equipment and its functions, including RFID gates.
  • Carrying out a daily preparation of your lift including set up and close down of maze gates and ski/snowboard racks.
  • You may be required to assist other departments as needed.
  • Always showing up on time, in uniform, and adhering to the grooming policy

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate our core values: safety first, striving to be the best, and showing that we care.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Must possess excellent employee and public relations skills and have a friendly and cooperative nature.
  • Knowledge of Whistler Blackcomb mountains an asset.
  • Must be able to reason and react with quick, thoughtful judgment, while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and problem solve.
  • Proof of clear criminal record check.

House Cleaner - Whistler Blackcomb (May 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: May 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To play your part in achieving the House mission statement: We will provide a safe, healthy, affordable home.  Our diverse mountain community fosters individual growth through adventure.  House is Whistler Blackcomb's staff housing operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide friendly, helpful service to residents of House.
  • To follow daily priorities & ensure that residence is kept to a "Hotel" comparable level of cleanliness in all areas. Cleanliness must meet a Seal of Approval.
  • Deep clean and prepare units for new residents to move into.
  • Deep clean of common areas including hallways, stair wells, lounges and laundries.
  • Operating industrial washer and dryer.
  • Sanitizing, sorting and folding House linens in preparations for guests.
  • Making beds & cleaning bedrooms for new residents.
  • To think critically about the way our cleaning systems operate and work with the Lead Hand cleaner to implement changes where they are needed.
  • To continually evaluate cleaning tools and products and report to Lead Cleaner any that inhibits efficient, high quality and safe cleaning.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate our core values: Serve Others, Do Right, Drive Value, Do Good, Be Safe, Have Fun.
  • Must be physically able to fulfill duties and work four ten-hour days.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Previous experience preferred but training will be provided

Prep Cook - Fine Dining - Whistler Blackcomb (May 4)

  • Location: Whistler, BC
  • Closing date: May 4, 2019
  • Link to job posting: bcjobs.ca

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Whistler Blackcomb staff are passionate about the outdoors and what they do. They are looking for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don't miss the chance to work and play in BC's winter wonderland.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complying with Whistler Blackcomb's HACCP and Food Safe Programs.
  • Ensuring that food is received, stored, handled, prepared, and presented in a timely hygienic manner.
  • Preparing food on demand and sometimes in short notice.
  • Keeping the kitchen area clean, tidy and organized including the freezers and coolers.
  • Assisting in front-line service when necessary.
  • Preparing food for the following day.
  • Ensuring that temperature monitoring is done correctly, timely, documented & that any critical limits are brought to the attention of your Supervisor.
  • Reporting any Food Safe issues that can't be corrected to your Supervisor immediately.
  • You may be required to assist other departments as needed.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate our core values: safety first, striving to be the best, and showing that we care
  • Food Safe Certificate 1 (Course will be offered)
  • Cooking exposure to various kitchen machinery such as dishwashers, grills, fryers and ovens is necessary
  • 1 year experience in a high-volume kitchen facility is required.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to handle a station.
  • Willingness to learn and take direction.
  • Basic knife skills.
  • Proof of clear criminal record check.

Here's how to get started.

Get ready for your job search by exploring some of our most popular job hunt resources:

Prepare to search for work (résumé, cover letter and interview info)

We have everything you need for your summer job hunt.

  • Online resources: Our resources on résumés, interviews and applying for jobs are packed with information, samples, templates and practice questions. 
  • Skill and competency development: Use the resources on the build your skills page to identify and describe your skills and competencies in your résumé and interview - you'll be able to better market yourself to employers.
  • Career workshops: Check out our free recurring career workshops on résumés, interviewing, networking and using LinkedIn in your job search.

Meet with a career educator

For one-on one help, you can meet with a career educator who specializes in helping students in your field of study.

Check the drop-in schedule or make an appointment through the Co-op and Career Portal.

Register for the Navigator Program

Know what kind of work you want, but aren't sure how to get there? 

Navigator is a self-paced online program offered to students and alumni who are engaged in an active search for career-related work.

This free program will help you:

  • create effective work search tools
  • organize your work search process
  • develop strong networking skills

Learn more and register

Want to search on your own? Start here.

We've compiled a list of popular job posting sites to help you get started. Explore these sites to find a wide range of work opportunities, plus learn how to gain valuable experience as a volunteer and how to leverage social media in your work search.

Explore the following job posting sites for industry-specific job opportunities:

Accounting and auditing

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries

Arts and culture

Business and administration

Communications, public relations and marketing directories

Community and social services

Diversity

Education (K-12)

Education (post-secondary)

Engineering and information technology

Environmental and life sciences

Finance, banking and insurance

Banks and credit unions

Insurance Companies

Government

  • Govjobs.ca (links to federal, provincial and municipal job posting sites across Canada)

Municipal/regional

Provincial/Territorial

Federal

International

Health

Hospitality and tourism

Manufacturing, fashion and construction

Mining, oil and gas

Recreation centres and facilities

Sales and service

Transportation

Utilities

If you're already in classes, working part-time or just looking to pick up some new skills, volunteering is a great option. Check out our volunteer resources page for tons of information and volunteer opportunities, or check out posting sites below.

Opportunities at UVic

There are tons of opportunities to volunteer right here on campus. Here are some popular options:

Opportunities posted on Learning in Motion

Many organizations post volunteer opportunities on LearninginMotionl. To log in to the portal and see these postings, simply sign up for a free student or alumni account using your Netlink ID.

Opportunities in Canada

Check out these external directories to make a connection that’s right for you.

  • Volunteer Victoria: The primary recruitment and referral centre for the Greater Victoria Region. It can connect you with over 600 volunteer opportunities through its online database. Plus it provides individualized placement support to young people aged 15 to 29.
  • Canadian Volunteer Directory: Managed by Canadian-Universities.net, this resource is organized by category, city, town, county and province. The volunteer database is made up of over 4,000 categorized non-profit organizations and agencies from over 500 locations across Canada.
  • GoVolunteer: Lists volunteer opportunities with over 1,500 organizations in BC and Alberta.
  • Charity Village: A centralized site where the Canadian non-profit sector posts volunteer opportunities, resources and more.

International opportunities

Here is a short selection of volunteer service organizations - check out our volunteer page for questions to ask yourself when seeking international volunteer experience:

  • Volunteer BaseCamp: BaseCamps Volunteer Abroad Program is one of the longest running and most affordable international volunteer programs in the world. Since 1998, the program has coordinated international volunteers working on projects with small community groups, non-governmental organizations and institutions seeking volunteer assistance. This program places volunteers all over the world and includes extensive in-country orientation and training.
  • Latitude Global Volunteering: Latitude has operated in the field of international volunteering for over 40 years.  It places and supports student volunteers around the world.
  • GoAbroad: This US-based site provides a comprehensive international education and volunteering database.
  • International Volunteer Directory: Created by the staff of Experiential Learning International (ELI), this US not-for-profit organization specializes in international volunteer programs. The site provides excellent advice and information about volunteering abroad and provides a listing of ELI opportunities. 
  • CrossContinental Solutions: Offers flexible intern and volunteer abroad programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America with meals, accommodation, on-site support hotline and more.
  • Cross-Cultural Solutions: A not-for-profit organization that operates international volunteer programs in twelve countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. 
  • uVolunteer: An international volunteer abroad program that works with NGOs, governments, grassroots organizations and private partners to offer volunteer projects.