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​Occupational First Aid Level 1 is a one day course designed to cover all medical techniques considered to be within the responsibility of the Occupational First Aid Level 1.

Next training dates (will update with more in early April):

 

Friday, Dec. 11, 2020
Friday, Jan. 8, 2021
Saturday, Jan. 23
Friday, Feb. 5
Saturday, Feb. 20
Friday, Mar. 12
Saturday, Mar. 27
Friday, Apr. 9
Saturday, Apr. 24

See website below for more info:

Certifications - School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) (sd43.bc.ca)

4/24/2021
  

SOYL is a 6-week youth leadership program where youth join us on our schoolyard farms and spend a summer getting their hands dirty!

Here's some things youth can expect when they join us:

- Learning how to grow and harvest veggies alongside our farmers

- Selling produce at farmers' markets

- Participating in workshops designed to build leadership skills, transferable job skills, and food system literacy

- A $600 stipend for attending 6 weeks of program

- And a lot of fun outside making new friends!

WHAT HAPPENS AT SOYL?

Throughout the summer, youth are learning and leading on the Fresh Roots farms. They’re growing, cooking, and selling, meeting friends and exploring the food system. Youth:

For more information and to apply:

https://freshroots.ca/get-involved/soyl/ 

Deadline:  April 30, 2021

4/30/2021
  

This Summer Do Something Different

The YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange is a national exchange program, funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage, offering 16 and 17-year-old youth the opportunity to experience another community, second official language, and culture. 

Information Sessions:

Wednesday April 21st @ 5:00pm PST. 

 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtdOGgrzMvGdfx4vChlst-bbmbwSSnzUDS  

Thursday April 29th @ 6:00pm PST 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMoc-uqrzMqEtP-3-m8-jRLlq9mwOyCTrVU  ​

Monday May 3rd @ 7:00pm PST 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElcuuurDopHdXkKokuxhSn-nHFS6QAry7j 

 

6.3.4 Youth Promo 8.5x11 ENG.pdf

5/3/2021
  

JABC TechWorks, a unique capstone experience for B.C. students in Grades 9 to 12. JABC TechWorks is offered as a virtual and interactive program, provided completely free of charge.  

JABC TechWorks will expose youth to the career opportunities in B.C.'s tech industry. The program also aims to encourage youth to be tech-enabled so they are prepared to work in any industry and any community and have the knowledge and skills to adapt to the rapidly changing work environment as a result of advances in technology. ​

JABC TechWorks Highlights: 

·         Provided free of charge 

·         Aligned with BC's new curriculum to support CLE, CLC and more 

·         Flexible scheduling: one live program, offered on four separate dates and times 

·         Includes guest speaker presentations and live Q&As with top B.C. companies including SAP, Teck, Finning, Sony and more! 

 

Dates & Times - select timing ideal for your students and timetable: 

1 - Tuesday, March 2nd  9:30 am to 10:45 am OR  

2- Tuesday, March 2nd  1:30 pm to 2:45 pm OR 
3- Wednesday, May 12th 9:30 am to 10:45 am OR 

4- Wednesday, May 12th 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm  

 

JABC TechWorks is one live program that is repeated, offered four times; register your class to attend just one date/time. Multi-class registration is welcome. For more details including the link to register, please see the attached flyer or view it here at www.techworks.jabc.ca

 


5/12/2021
  

​Believe it or not, it’s not too early to start exploring the path to becoming a medical doctor. Because there’s no ‘right’ way to taking your first steps. You don’t have to be a certain kind of person or age to consider a career in medicine. You do need to be curious and open to exploring what it takes to be a health professional. You might think it is daunting to become a medical doctor and you aren’t wrong—but you’d also be surprised, by starting early, how achievable a career in medicine can be.


Find out what it’s like to pursue an education in medicine directly from one of our current students. We think this is the best way to get an idea of what this journey involves. ​

Our presentation with your class is on Wednesday, May 12 at 7:00 pm, and your presenter is Adam Mesa.

Please find below the Zoom's details:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://ubc.zoom.us/j/66047391930?pwd=N1N6ZHNmbUxUaXRtWm1EWmR1bzF1UT09
Meeting ID: 660 4739 1930

Passcode: 123456

We'll be using Slido.com for your students to interact with our presenter on “questions and answers". Your event code is # Outreach.

The students are also welcome to ask questions or respond "in-person virtually" as well.

 

 


5/12/2021
  

CALLING ALL GRADE 11 & 12 GIRLS IN BC!

Do you have an interest in exploring the limits of your potential?

You are invited to share in this unique experience while working with a team of like minded friends who share your passion for challenge and adventure.

To be considered for participation please complete the Camp Ignite Participant Application Form and email info@campignite.com by June 1st, 2021.


For more information and to apply:  https://campignite.com/join-us

Deadline:  June 1, 2021

6/1/2021
  

​Asse International Student Exchange Programs offers students the opportunity to study abroad.

Participating in an exchange program gives students more than just knowledge about another country and its language and culture.  Time spent living abroad teaches you about building friendships, taking responsibility for themselves, respecting differences and tolerating the beliefs of others.

For more information:

https://canada.asse.com/

6/30/2021
  

Exploring the Gaming Industry: A Panel Discussion THURS APRIL 8th, 4:00-6:00 PM

Interested in hearing about some of the different career paths to making video games? Get the inside scoop from team members at Relic Entertainment, a Vancouver gaming company.

REGISTER HERE

Time Management, Boundaries & Communication WED APRIL 28th, 5:30-7:30 PM

In this workshop, we will challenge traditional approaches to Time Management and shift towards prioritizing our values by building in self care practices, such as boundaries setting and communication skills

REGISTER HERE

Youth Leadership Summit July 23rd & July 24th

A two-day online summit event to equip mentees of the YWCA Mentorship Programs with the knowledge and skills to take on leadership and mentorship roles and be change-makers in their careers and communities.

REGISTER HERE


Find Your Way to Confidence with YWCA and How Real Life Works

Past event - Stream Recording 

Thank you for everyone who joined the Find Your Way to Confidence Live Stream event, we've had a blast! If you've missed the event or couldn't stay until the end, don't worry check out the event recording on How Real Life Works channel. After you've watched the video, don't forget to try out the confidence boost plan. We are excited to see your progress.​

7/24/2021
  

The Summer STEM Institute (SSI) was founded with the mission of making research and mentorship accessible to high school students. The program was initially started by a team of graduates, students, and educators from Stanford, Harvard, MIT, and other leading universities.

The program believes that conducting research in high school is an incredibly valuable and rewarding educational experience. By wrangling through unstructured and creative tasks in the scientific method and learning how to present and communicate findings, students develop invaluable technical and communication skills that will serve them throughout their careers in any field. It is no coincidence that those that excel in high school research go on to achieve much in college and beyond. The mission of SSI is to make this learning experience accessible to talented students around the world.

For more information:  About (summersteminstitute.org)

8/1/2021
  

​Leading Learners is taking in student ambassadors for our new school year, on a roll-in basis. This is an opportunity available for students in high school and post-secondary to meet and engage with students on the national level. Each week, ambassadors are given a question to reflect upon their leadership and learning skills. As an example, 'what are three personal skills you believe you are strong in?' Through supervised chat-based messaging, Student Ambassadors are able to view responses from other students across Canada and gain insight on how they can build their leadership skills. By engaging students at Leading Learners, we bring new energy into our mission-based work while developing future leaders of your communities.

For additional details and the application page, click here. Or visit www.leadlearners.ca/ambassadors.'

To date, our impact is to over 100,000 Canadian students, and we are looking forward to accepting students into our program throughout your school as well. To get to know our full story and values at Leading Learners, visit our about page at www.leadlearners.ca/about, or our website, www.leadlearners.ca

 

12/31/2021
  

After participating in Technovation Girls ....

Students express a greater interest in technology and leadership after participating in our program, and 58% of our alumni enroll in more computer science courses after Technovation.

That's not all – alumni go on to start their own businesses, present at prestigious eventsmeet world leaders, and even return to support the next cohorts of Technovation Girls. 

Technovation Girls is just the beginning.


Technovation Girls: Technology and Entrepreneurship for Girls (technovationchallenge.org)

12/31/2021

École Riverside Secondary School

2215 Reeve Street, Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 6K8
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