Job Openings, Career Fairs and Networking Events
Community Connections Program
We are very excited to announce that Columbia College’s International Centre for Student Success will be launching a paid externship program for CC students. For this program, we are looking for students to take on project work with local non-profit and community benefit organizations. Students who are placed with local organizations will be paid a salary of up to $3500 for their work during a 14-week placement in the Winter 2021 semester. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain valuable work experience while completing your studies!
Please see the info sheet for more details: Community Connections Program
Send your resume and cover letter to Linus Leow at [email protected] by 5pm on November 25th.
On-Campus Employment: Resettlement Support Peer Assistant
Columbia College is a partner with World University Services of Canada (WUSC) and the Student Refugee Program (SRP). This program assists students with refugee status in Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Jordan, and Lebanon to immigrate to Canada through the Student Refugee Program. Columbia College’s WUSC Local Committee (WUSC-LC) will act as the primary sponsor and provide all financial, social, and academic support for the student’s first 12 months in Canada.
We are hiring a student to assist in the peer-to-peer resettlement our new SRP student arriving in December 2020. The primary responsibility of this role will be to assist in the academic, social, and personal adjustment to life in Canada and at Columbia College. This role will require face-to-face interaction both in the community and on campus, subject to COVID19 protocols; therefore, you must be comfortable travelling within the community and to campus regularly. The work schedule for this post will be determined based on the schedule of the selected student but hours will range from 8-20 per week depending on the time of the semester. This job will require flexibility with some work in the evenings and weekends required. The role requires a high degree of maturity, sensitivity, confidentiality and commitment
Please see the job description for more information: WUSC Job Description
Deadline to apply for the Resettlement Support Peer Assistant position is November 16th at 5pm. Please send your resume and cover letter to our Recruitment Manager, Chelsey Acierno, at [email protected]
Technology Together: Career Resilience for B.C. Newcomers in Today’s Tech Sector
Designed for newcomers either working within the tech sector, or considering/seeking employment in this field, this conference will bring together accomplished speakers who will share information that newcomers need to support their tech career during challenging times. Among the many amazing sessions offered, attendees can expect to learn about:
- Finding the hidden job market during the ongoing pandemic
- What tech employers are looking for in 2021
- How immigrant women can overcome barriers in the tech industry
- Tips for succeeding in remote interview
- Virtual networking strategies
- And so much more!
There will also be opportunities to practice virtual networking through hands-on activities.
Date / Time: November 18, 2020, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To register, please visit: https://vpl.bibliocommons.com/events/5f752bb3334dba2400940cae
List of Companies Hiring Across Canada during Covid-19
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.
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.
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.
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/
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:
Loblaw is looking for an Asset Protection Representative
Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, the nation’s largest retailer, and the majority unit holder of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust. Loblaw provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, financial services, and wireless mobile products and services. With nearly 2,500 corporate, franchised and Associate-owned locations, Loblaw, its franchisees, and Associate-owners employ approximately 200,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada’s largest private sector employers.
Loblaw is looking for an Asset Protection Representative. Enjoy an exciting career with one of the largest Asset Protection teams in Canada and help keep our stores a great place for customer’s to shop!
Please see here for the job description: Asset Protection Representative
List of open positions:
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.
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
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]
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
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/
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/
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