Employment Opportunities

Gain work experience in Canada and make connections in the community while pursuing your education.

International students holding a valid Study Permit at the post-secondary level in Canada are allowed to work off-campus on a part-time basis for up to 20 hours per week during the semester.

Learn more about off-campus employment eligibility for international students here.

Current Opportunities

Last updated: March 2, 2021

Below you can find current opportunities shared by our partners.

There are also over 300 companies across the country are currently hiring at this time in various industries and sectors. Please click here for the spreadsheet with details on the organizations, industry & contact information.

Join the Health Career Access Program and work in the Health Care Sector 

COVID-19 has increased the need for additional staff in long-term care and assisted living services. Typically, these positions require prior experience and education. The Health Career Access Program provides a path for applicants with no health care experience to get hired and receive on-the-job training.

COVID-19 has increased the need for health care assistants in long-term care and assisted living service.  Normally, to become a health care assistant, you must complete six to eight months of post-secondary education at your own expense before you can apply for a position.  Through the Health Career Access Program, the Province will pay for your post-secondary education.

New hires in the program start in a health care support worker position and receive paid training that leads to full qualification as a health care assistant. 

Please visit the Health Career Access Program page for more information.

Insurance Salesperson with Capital West Insurance

Capital West Insurance is seeking an Insurance Sales Person. This is a professional position that requires licensing in BC, the right candidate would be provided training and guidance on how to obtain the insurance license. The position would entail working in our office, dealing with clients and selling insurance products (primarily auto insurance/ICBC) and would be required to do other office duties as required (filing, mailing, answering calls etc).
This opportunity is only for our Maple Ridge and Langley locations, although we do have other locations based on our operations we are able to support/employ the students only at Maple Ridge and Langley locations.

What We Offer:

  • Great opportunity to gain knowledge and valuable experience in the insurance industry
  • Flexible hours (16+ hours per week)
  • Training for ICBC Autoplan, as well as to be trained in further insurance related lines

What We Expect:

  • Level One License Eligibility
  • Ability to provide superior customer service with clients
  • Ability to multi task, excellent communication skills & Computer Skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Work location is Langley and/or Maple Ridge offices

Submit your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

CBI Health Hiring for positions in Healthcare

CBI Health is one of Canada’s leaders in the healthcare industry with 250 locations across the country. As one of the largest healthcare networks in Canada, we’re proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Platinum Member and Canada’s 10 Most Admired Company Cultures. We have career openings within physiotherapy, kinesiology, occupational therapy, and mental health/behavioural therapy. We also seek for nurses, health care aides, and personal support workers.

Open positions at CBI Health:

General and Skilled Labourers needed at EMBERS 

Are you hardworking and reliable? At EMBERS, we hire full-time and part-time workers for construction sites in and around the Greater Vancouver area. We have various general and skilled labour positions available, so apply today! 

You can work as many days as you want, Monday through Saturday, and we will lend you the protective equipment you need for free. We have offices in Vancouver, Surrey, New Westminister, and Fraser Valley/ Abbotsford.

Workers must be
– Punctual and reliable
– Good communicator with a positive attitude
– Legally able to work in Canada and have a valid Social Insurance Number

EMBERS Staffing Solutions is Canada’s only non-profit staffing company with a social purpose. As a staffing company that focuses on people over profit, when you join the EMBERS team, you get:
– Competitive wages, including possibility for raises
– Extended health benefits after six months
– Opportunity to earn more money through additional training for the right candidates
– Free equipment lending library
– Free breakfast in the morning

Starting wages:
Skilled labour – $18/hr
General labour – $16/hr

If you have any questions or concerns, please email [email protected]

Apply here if interested: http://emberscanada.org/apply/

Hollyburn Family Services is hiring for Youth and Behavioral Support Workers 

We are Hollyburn Family Services, an industry leading organization that provides quality residential programs, counselling and support services to children, youth, and families since 1990. We value the uniqueness of each individual and their inherent capacity for growth. We rely on our core values to create a trusting and safe environment free from harassment and discrimination for our team and for our clients. We treat our employees, clients, and community with fairness, dignity and respect, and as such strive to hire and build a team reflective of these values. We are proud to have a diverse team, all of whom have unique abilities which to enrich the lives of their clients.

View all of Hollyburn’s Family Services job postings here: www.indeedjobs.com/hollyburn-family-services

 

 

Full-Time Field Sales Representative and Merchandiser with Kruger Products 

At Kruger Products we have a shared vision for greatness. We manufacture some of North America’s most popular tissue brands – Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties®’, SpongeTowels®, White Cloud®, as well as products for use away from home. We always want to do better for our customers and our world. The awards we’ve earned remind us that our hard work and commitment to doing the right thing pays off. But they aren’t what keep us going. It’s the people who work here, who believe in what we do – and how we do it that truly matters.

The Field Sales Representative will work collaboratively with our retail customers to maximize the presence of Kruger Product brands. You will be responsible for the in-store execution of assigned priorities; Merchandising, Promotions and Sales, working independently in your territory.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING 

  • Must have 1-3 years of retail sales and/or merchandising experience working in the Grocery, Mass and Drug retail trade
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • A car or reliable, consistent access to a car
  • Post-secondary degree from either a University or College preferred 
  • Proficiency in a PC/Windows environment: Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy working in a competitive business environment with changing priorities and deadlines
  • The incumbent must possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be available for limited travel

Please click here to read the full job description and to apply.

Machobear Studio Hiring For Marketing & Sales Positions

Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!).

We are growing and are on the lookout for a highly motivated Junior Marketing Assistant to support our WeChat marketing campaigns with researching, planning, and coordinating content. This is a great opportunity for students and new grads who are interested in working at a tech start-up!

We are also looking for a highly motivated Sales Development Representative to join our growing team. We are looking for someone with a strong passion to succeed, a sincere desire to offer clients the total solution, and want to work with a world class team.

Jr. Marketing Assistant job description

Sales Development Representative job description

Please send your resume to [email protected]

Milieu Family Services Hiring for Community Support Workers 

Consider advancing your career by joining Milieu, a province wide social service provider. Milieu is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals. Our agency believes a diverse workforce will enhance our ability to fulfill the mission to empower and support people as valued, contributing citizens in communities.

We are seeking highly motivated, qualified candidates with a background in supporting people with developmental disabilities, child and youth care, mental health or addictions, who enjoy challenging and life changing work that fosters community inclusion for persons served. We are also seeking contracted shared living providers who are thoughtful, enthusiastic, exercise good judgement and thrive on supporting people to have the greatest quality of life.

Please visit here for more information on open positions within Milieu: milieu.ca/adults/careers/

Full-time and Part-time Security Guard positions with Paladin Security 

Paladin Security Group is the security company of choice amongst some of the most respected institutions in the country, protecting the public and government facilities. We are committed to offering the best employment and career development opportunities in the security industry because we want the very best and brightest people our industry has to offer.

Our current opportunities include full-time and part-time positions in hospitals and healthcare facilities, government buildings, post-secondary campuses, shopping centers, office towers, mobile alarm response drivers, warehouses, and more!

Find the latest openings at Paladin Security through their job search portal.

Pepsico Hiring for Summer Positions

PepsiCo Canada is recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 employers. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Our product portfolio includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands; from Gatorade to Quaker, Tropicana to Lay’s and more. We make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

At PepsiCo Canada, we are always centered on the consumer, developing exciting brand campaigns and continuously driving product innovations. Our people are our greatest asset! By supporting their ability to work effectively together and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, we are ensuring that PepsiCo Canada is the company you want to work for!

See below for a list of open positions with Pepsico:

Production & Warehouse Roles

Merchandisers

General Labourer at Pristine Labour

Pristine Labour is a temp work agency in Vancouver, offering skilled labour to clients in the Lower Mainland for warehouse, construction and other related.  Pristine Labour is always looking for temporary labourers of all experience levels (including ticketed carpenters) to work with our national clients. If you are handy with a broom, can swing a hammer or use a shovel, and want to work in the construction industry, contact us! We have work for you! We also have work for those interested in working in manufacturing or warehousing. What we offer is a friendly team to assist you to not only find work, but to keep you working. Moving from client to client, you get the opportunity to experience many different work sites, and to meet lots of travelers and friendly local Canadians

Please click here to view job description: Construction Worker Job Description

Go to this link to apply: www.pristinelabour.com/jobseekers/

Opportunities at Quest Food Exchange 

Quest assists individuals each month through partnerships with local social service agencies by providing their clients with access to our not-for-profit grocery markets and by delivering raw food materials to agencies for their own meal programs. In this manner, those helping Quest are also helping hundreds of other agencies and their clients.  Please visit www.questoutreach.org for more information about Quest Food Exchange.  

The Grocery Market Cashier/Clerk is responsible for tallying client totals, and ensuring accurate financial transaction; customer service including assisting shoppers, suggesting products; maintaining the stock levels and shelf displays; maintaining current pricing and signage; preparation and cleanliness of the Grocery Market for daily operations and client shopping.

Location: 2020 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC

Full job description can be found here: Grocery Market Cashier-Clerk job description

The Warehouse Associate reports to the Logistics and Distribution Centre Manager in all aspects of warehouse operations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures products are safely loaded and unloaded.
  • Able to lift heavy objects repeatedly – 25 lbs.
  • Building pallets to send out to different locations
  • Ensures products are stored in a safe and efficient manner
  • Compliant with security procedures and health & safety.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Previous warehouse experience

TRAINING AND EXPERTISE:

  • 1 year experience as a Warehouse Associate
  • Pallet Jack Certification will be an asset
  • Driver’s License will be considered an asset
  • Experience driving 3 and 5 ton trucks will be considered an asset
  • Food Safe Certificate Level 1 will be an asset
  • Standard First Aid will be an asset

Please send your resumes to Sandra Mora at [email protected]

SAP Internship Positions 

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, SAP remain true to their roots. That’s why SAP engineers solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with employees. SAP knows that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps competitive and provides opportunities for all. SAP believes that together people can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Available positions:

SAP iXp Intern – Intelligent Suite, Marketing & Communication

SAP iXp Intern – Operations & Experience Specialist, Digital Strategy

SAP iXp Intern, Agile Test Developer – HANA and Analytics

SAP iXp Intern – Associate Product Manager

Full-time internships at SAP generally require 8 months of commitment.  Students who graduated from Columbia College with an Associate degree will be eligible to apply for these full-time internship positions within 6 months of graduation.  

Statistics Canada’s Census Jobs

Statistics Canada is currently hiring approximately 32,000 people for census enumerator and crew leader positions across Canada. Be part of a great undertaking and join our 2021 Census team!  The census paints a portrait of Canada’s population and the places where we live. Information from the census will ensure that your community has the data it needs for planning schools, daycare, housing, hospitals, emergency services, roads, public transportation, and employment skills training.

Approximately 32,000 people will be hired across Canada to assist in census data collection activities.

If you can answer “yes” to all of the questions below, we want you to come work with us!

Are you 18 years of age or older?
Are you a Canadian citizen, or otherwise eligible to work in Canada?
Are you flexible and available to work from 20 to 40 hours per week?

Learn more about this opportunity and apply here if interested: https://census.gc.ca/jobs-emplois-eng.htm 

T&T Hiring for Temporary and Permanent Positions

At T&T, we are proud to continue supporting our community as an essential service during this unprecedented time. Join T&T and move forward together with us. We take great pride in serving and giving back to our community where help is needed most.

Please fill up an application form here: www.tntsupermarket.com/joinus/jobs/form/

Sales Representative (Body Shop) with Würth Canada

Würth Canada is a subsidiary of the Würth Group, a world market leader in its core business, the sale of assembly and fastening materials. It consists of over 400 companies in more than 80 countries and has over 77,000 employees. Over 33,000 of these are employed as sales representatives, with over 460 sales representatives in Canada. Our goal at Würth Canada is to be the leader in our industry by setting standards, which always exceed the expectations of our customers and employees. Our products enable our customers to be efficient and ultimately more productive and profitable.

What YOU will bring to this role:

  • You excel in a customer-centric culture and work to enhance customer loyalty and improve business growth.
  • You are hungry for success, knowledge, and are curious by nature
  • You are a self starter who likes to work in a fast pace environment
  • You have a passion for learning and are eager for further development in a sales environment
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and a clear drivers abstract

Click here to apply online. 

General Job Search Portals

Interested in posting job openings from your organization?

Contact Columbia College’s Career Advisor, Linus Leow, at [email protected] for more information.