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Pinetree Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Employment opportunity for students 17 and over on election day

Work for ElectionsBC, May 14, 7 am -10:30 pm(within 10 minutes of Pinetree) for $250 plus a 3 hour paid training session

Students need to obtain permission from their teachers to be away that day

Contact Bill Wong at 604 649 6867 for more info or see Mr. McBride in the Career Centre (A200)


Part Time Cashier 

Peoples Drug Mart 

2529 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam, BC 

Applicants must be available to work a combination of days, evenings and weekends. Previous cashier experinece, customer service or drug store experience would be an asset. When responding to this ad please indicate the days and times that you are available to work. • Compensation: $10.25




Part-Time Jobs in Lougheed Mall 


Austin Avenue @ North Road, Burnaby 

Position: Sales Associate Store Name: Payless Shoe Source Job Description: Looking for energetic, fashion loving sales associates, we offer a fun work environment, great discount and flexible schedule. Full time, part time, days, evenings and weekends. Apply in store Position: Sales Associate/ Jewellery Consultant Store Name: People's Jewellers Job Description: Meeting sales goals including jewellery, repair services, credit applications and warranty quotas. Product knowledge and training provided but must have a keen sense of great customer service and building client relations. Dress code is business casual. Hourly and commission/ incentives. ***Apply in store or e-mail you resume to Position: Assistant Manager Store Name: Smart Set Job Description: Management experience required. Full time position includes days, evenings and weekends. Please apply within. Position: Part Time Sales Associate Store Name: Suzanne's Job Description: Are you passionate about fashion? Do you enjoy sales and customer service? We are looking for someone with flexible hours to fill a part time position. Join our team and reap the rewards (all our employees enjoy a higher than industry standard clothing discount). Apply in store today. Position: Part Time Sales Associate Store Name: Tan Jay Job Description: We are looking for an experienced sales person available for days evenings and weekends. Apply in store.


Employment Opportunities in Retail 


Paid Community Nursery Internship 

Environmental Youth Alliance 

Strathcona Community Garden, Corner of Prior & Hawks Streets, East Vancouver 


EYA Community Nursery Internship (PAID)


The Environmental Youth Alliance is now accepting applications for the spring Community Nursery Internship for youth between 14 and 18 years old. 


Learn everything you need to know to grow your own food! Get hands on experience working in an organic vegetable garden and community orchard, helping to maintain two greenhouses, and growing thousands of vegetable plants for under-served communities in East Vancouver. In addition, meet like-minded youth from around Vancouver while earning $225 for your time, and community service hours towards graduation.


Apprentices will be expected to dedicate 6 hours of time per week for 12 weeks beginning the week of March 31st and ending June 18th. We will spend 2 days a week together: 2 hours on Tuesdays from 4-6 PM, and 4 hours on Sundays from 10 AM-2 PM. Upon completion of the 12 week program, apprentices will receive a certificate and reference from the Environmental Youth Alliance, along with a cheque for $225.


To apply to the Community Nursery Youth Internship, email a resume and brief cover letter explaining why you’d like to be a part of the program to Kristina Parusel at

Application Deadline March 15th.  


Apply today by emailing your resume and cover letter to

Have questions? Contact Kristina via email or phone at (604) 220-9454.


More info & application: 



Interested in working out-doors, or as a banquet server/kitchen helper? 

Golden Eagle Golf Club 

21770 Ladner Road, Pitt Meadows, BC 

If you have a valid driver's license you may be hired to clean and drive the power carts.  Other positions include: lawn maintenance, food servoces, sales and customer service in the Pro Golf Shop, as you can see, there are a variety of employment opportunities on a golf course.  You are welcome to send your resume to Jamie Baxter - Manager in the very near future. 


If you have any concerns about yourinterview skills, resume and or cover letter, please enquire with your school career facilitator for some assistance.


Use your organizational, customer service and communication skills. 



Work on Golf Grounds or work with the Catering/Banqueting Team 

Vancouver Golf Course 

Coquitlam, BC 

Hiring in the Kitchen will take place in a few months from now. If you are interested in working for Banquets, Catering in an assortment of duties please send your resume to Mr. Graham Saunders by email: If the dining hall / kitchen does not hold your interest. You could apply to work outside on the golf grounds. The manager is Dave Kennedy emial him a cover letter advising him of your interest in working on his team. Email: I was advised that students applied to work for them 10 years ago and still work part-time. This tells me that this employer is a good one! As the work is usually seasonal, this is a great job for those planning to attend a post-secondary school. 



SD43 Community Schools are seeking volunteers for our 6 week Summer Day Camps running from July 2nd to August 9th. The camp hours are from 8:45 am – 3:00 pm. The day camps are located in Port Coquitlam.


Camp activities include indoor and outdoor games and activities such as science, arts and crafts and cooking. There are weekly field trips to swimming pools, Port Coquitlam Rec Centre and parks.


This is a great opportunity to gain experience working with children ages 6-12. The volunteers will gain valuable skills such as teamwork, leadership, managing groups children and organization. Volunteer hours can be used towards your Community Connections or if you heading to a program in college/ university that requires volunteer hours for completion entry/completion of program. Volunteers will also be provided with reference letters.


To apply please email resume to a resume by June 13, 2013.


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 Evergreen Cultural Centre - Volunteer in the Arts Camps, and a variety of other roles. Get involved!
 CVC Flying Squad for Community Volunteer Connections
 Volunteer BC offers a great assortment of volunteer opportunites with a huge supply of service providers for children, youth, adults, animals etc
 The Arts Centre Port Moody
 Heart and Stroke Volunteer Opportunities to make a difference!
 Place de Arts - Volunteer to work with children
 Coquitlam SPCA - Be a friend, show you care by visiting animals in shelters
 Community Volunteer Connections - The Flying Squad offers placements in your community
 This site contains items that will appeal to a wide range of interests
 This site contains a plethora of items regarding leadership, volunteering in BC and abroad
 Opportunities to become involved as a volunteer in the Regional Parks in the lower mainland
 Volunteer for the City of Coquitlam
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 The Global Volunteer Network (GVN) offers volunteer service opportunities in community projects around the world. We currently provide volunteer programs through our partner organizations in 21 countries throughout South America, Africa and Asia.
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