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Deloitte Canada

Deloitte Canada will be hosting a virtual event series where we explore topics to help set students up for success as you navigate securing your next internship, co-op, or new grad role. 

Ready. Set. Summer!  Join Deloitte Canada’s Campus Recruitment Team for a virtual event series where we explore topics to help set you up for success as you navigate securing your next internship, co-op, or new grad role.  

July 16, 2024: Personal branding  

August 13, 2024: Touchpoints & Timelines 

August 20, 2024: How to build a great application 

Register today: https://cvent.me/w1Lm2w  


Variety Manitoba's Bike Camp

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities for your Students? Variety’s Bike Camp is BACK for 2024 and volunteers are needed.

The 2-week Bike Camp teaches 80 children ages 8 and up living with a disability to ride a 2-wheel bike independently. Over the course of Camp riders transition from specialized equipment to a 2-wheel coaster bike as they learn the skills needed to balance and steer a bike on their own.

Students can volunteer as an individual, with their family, with friends, as a student group or with co-workers for an employee gives back program. All opportunities are available.

From July 1st – July 5th and July 8th – 12th, 2024 volunteers are needed to follow their rider who will drive back and forth inside an arena and outside in a parking lot. The volunteer spotters are needed to encourage the child, provide support and ensure the child does not fall. 

Each child/rider needs 2 volunteer spotters to support them during their time at the Bike camp.

Each session is 75 minutes. The first session of the day begins at 8:30 am and the last session of the day begins at 3:35 pm.

Spotter Volunteer Role Description:  

  • Volunteers must be at least 15 years old
  • Volunteers are requested to attend a 45-minute orientation session on the Sunday prior to their shift(s) – this is also available virtually.
  • Volunteer spotters are asked to walk/jog/run alongside a rider as they are learning to ride a bike during a 75-minute session (with short breaks). You will provide encouragement and physical support, as needed.
  • We encourage volunteer spotters to commit to attending all 5 days of camp for the same session(s) if possible. These children bond with their assigned volunteer(s) and rely on the same person to be there to support them each day of camp. If you cannot commit to 5 days, you can sign up for less or more session times. There is no minimum requirement.

Anyone can sign up for week 1 session times here: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/VarietytheChildren/volunteerbc.html

Anyone can sign up for week 2 session times here: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/VarietytheChildren/volunteerbc2.html

If you have any questions, please contact me via phone, text or email at any time. My number is 204-999-7973 or email atavares@varietymanitoba.com. I can also assist with signing up larger groups of people vs. everyone individually applying online.


Bursary Program with the Manitoba Government

The Province of Manitoba’s Health Protection Unit is currently undergoing a recruitment drive to attract students to the field of Public Health Inspections.  Manitoba Health Inspectors are an integral part of the public health team and enforce a variety of Public Health legislation. Public Health Inspectors work in the following areas:

  • Food safety
  • Drinking water safety
  • Recreational water safety
  • Care facilities
  • Food safety and sanitation requirements at special events and festivals
  • Communicable disease control
  • Emergency response team
  • Smoking and vaping in enclosed public settings
  • Air quality
  • Health promotion
  • Health hazard management

As part of Government’s strategic plan to address the vacancy  and retention issue of our skilled workforce, they have created a Public Health Inspector Bursary program and offering it to Manitoba university students with a science background.  Students who maybe interested in this career path and willing to go outside of the province to obtain their degree in Environmental Health, namely to Concordia University in Edmonton Alberta, are encouraged to apply here https://jobsearch.gov.mb.ca/search. The bursary covers the cost of the program and the cost of housing for the student while away.  The student upon return to Manitoba will be guaranteed a full time position with Manitoba Health Seniors and Long-Term Care.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could inform your students about this opportunity and post the information on your career website.  A copy of the bursary posting is attached.

For more information about the career of Public Health Inspections, please visit the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors website at www.ciphi.ca.

 


Herstart Fellowship Opportunities for Fall 2024 and Winter 2025!

Youth Challenge International’s (YCI) HerStart Innovate the Future program aims to provide 10,000 women and local partner organizations in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda with access to social entrepreneurship training, resources and networks to successfully launch or grow their businesses. To achieve this, the HerStart program leverages the passion and skills of Canadian volunteers through the International Fellowship program.

HerStart International Fellows complete 3-month placements that meaningfully contribute to the goals of HerStart, while gaining hands-on professional international development experience, expanding their impact-driven networks, and collaborating with our impact-driven teams in Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda!

Cohorts with start dates in September 2024 and January 2025 are now open for application! Apply by May 26th for the September cohort and September 29th for the January cohort (positions offered on a rolling basis – apply early!).

3-month Fellowship opportunities include:

  • Program & Partnerships Fellow
  • Communications & Marketing Fellow
  • Research & Learning Fellow (new position!)
  • Social Entrepreneurship Fellow

A focus on Gender Equality, Climate Action, Innovation or Human Rights may be integrated into the above positions depending on the needs of the project and your skills/interests.

HerStart International Fellows receive a holistic benefits package including pre-departure training, post-placement support, round-trip airfare, visas, health insurance, a monthly living stipend and much more. This program is funded by the Government of Canada.

 

💡 Want to learn more about HerStart International Fellowships? 🎬 Meet our Fellows and watch videos highlighting their experience here!

💡Curious to see what HerStart entrepreneurs are innovating? Meet Entrepreneurs from each country and watch videos showcasing their social businesses here!

Join a global movement to accelerate social innovation and sustainable development! Read more and apply today ➡️ bit.ly/3pW1DBv 

You can also re-post this opportunity on social media and stay up-to-date on future YCI events and opportunities using the links below: 



Young Canada Works-Heritage Program

Ready to connect the youth in your network to quality job opportunities? Look no further than the Young Canada Works (YCW) – Heritage program!

YCW offers summer/short-term jobs and paid internships in the heritage, arts, and culture sectors to youth aged 16-30. YCW employers include museums, heritage sites, archives, libraries, and arts and cultural organizations.  Youth could be assisting a museum curator, co-ordinating summer programming for a library, guiding visitors on a heritage site, doing archival research, and more!

Youth can apply year-round, however jobs for summer 2024 begin being posted in April. Encourage youth to create their profiles now! For more info, please click here!

 


BioTalent Canada - Career Starter Program

The Career Starter Program facilitates the transition of barrier youth into the labour market. It bridges the gap between talent and industry, introduces participants to the bio-economy as a viable career path, and enables employers to strengthen their workforce.

Career Starter provides bio-economy employers with 50% of a youth’s salary to a maximum of $15,000 in wage subsidies for a three to six-month job placement.

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UBC Graduate School Information Sessions

UBC be hosting a wide-ranging series of webinars through late autumn and winter to support prospective students and applicants.