Volunteering Opportunities

Elections Canada

Elections Canada is looking for people interested in working as a returning officer in the federal electoral district of Chilliwack – Hope. Returning officers administer the electoral process in the electoral district for which they are appointed.

We’ve attached the ads that are running in your region. We ask for your assistance in communicating this posting to your members and the various organizations and communities in your region.

The Returning Officer Employment Corner on our website contains information about the position.

Thank you for your valuable help.

Elections Canada Recruitment Team

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Élections Canada est à la recherche de personnes qui seraient intéressées à travailler comme directeur du scrutin pour la circonscription Chilliwack – Hope. Les directeurs du scrutin sont responsables de l’administration du processus électoral dans la circonscription pour laquelle ils sont nommés.

Nous avons attaché l’annonce publicitaire pour la / les circonscription(s) dans votre région. Nous comptons sur votre aide en circulant ce message à vos membres et aux divers organismes et communautés de votre région afin d’appuyer nos efforts de recrutement.

La section Emplois – Directeurs du scrutin de notre site Web contient de l’information sur le poste.

Nous vous remercions de votre précieuse collaboration.

L’équipe de recrutement à Élections Canada

Recruitment Information:

 

Become a ONE TO ONE volunteer tutor and open the world of reading to a child!

For over 25 years, ONE TO ONE Literacy Society has been helping struggling young readers in Vancouver-area public schools with the opportunity to practice reading with a caring, patient adult.  We know that this time spent with students directly impacts the student’s confidence and their chance of succeeding academically and in life.

Do you have 2 – 3 hours a week during school hours to work one-on-one with students?  Our volunteer tutors read once a week, either in the mornings or afternoons, at a specific school, from October to June. You will be developing a relationship with the students that will help them bloom into successful readers.

You must be 18 years old, be proficient in English and/or French and complete a criminal background check.  We will provide you with training and ongoing support. Training sessions for new volunteers will be held in September 2017.  We are looking for volunteer tutors in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, New Westminster and Coquitlam. Register now in three easy steps by visitingwww.one-to-one.ca/volunteer.

Vera Maesen

Volunteer Coordinator

ONE TO ONE Literacy Society

#212-475 Main Street

Vancouver BC V6A 2T7

Tel: 604-255-5559

Website: www.one-to-one.ca

Through one-to-one volunteer tutoring, we help children develop literacy skills to last a lifetime.

Job Opportunities

Sydney Landing, 2003A-3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby, BC V5B 0A7 Phone: 604-477-1488|Fax: 604-477-1484 info@bcschoolsports.ca|www.bcschoolsports.ca

Job Posting: BCSS Eligibility Officer

POSITION SUMMARY: ELIGIBILITY OFFICER
Location: Works remotely, with occasional visits to the BCSS Office in Burnaby as required. Wage: Contract Position, varying by month, up to $10,000 a year.
Employment type: 10 month contract
Position start: September 1, 2017
Position end: June 30, 2017, with potential for renewal in September 2018

BC School Sports (BCSS) is the governing body for interscholastic sports in the Province of British Columbia. BCSS is a member based organization with over 450 member schools across the province and reflects our membership’s drive for service, excellence and a commitment to student-centered, school driven education athletics.

This role of the Eligibility Officer is critical, as they act as the conduit and adjudicator between the policies of the organization and who is able to access the field of play. Their role is to review and rule on the Eligibility Applications from member schools on behalf of student-athletes after measuring the merits of the application against the policies as approved by the membership.

This role requires someone of unquestionable integrity, with strong communication skills to support their investigations and communications with Principals, Athletic Directors, Counselors, Coaches, Parents and other relevant parties. An Eligibility Officer who understands the school sport system and its many challenges would be ideal.

This part-time contractor role, allows the Eligibility Officer to work remotely, and will require a commitment of fluctuating demands. The highest demand period is from September 15 thru the end of October, which may see demands of 25-30 hours a week, while non-peak times may see demands as low as 5 hours a week, and will fluctuate relative to the BCSS Registration Deadlines. This may be the perfect role for a recently retired teacher or administrator looking to stay involved, give back to school sport, and ease into a retirement lifestyle. The contract is a 10-month contract (September – June) with the option to be renewed for successive years.

To view the full job description, click here.
To apply, please email a resume and cover letter in .docx or .pdf format to Jordan Abney, Executive

Director, at: jabney@bcschoolsports.ca no later than Monday, August 21 at 12:00pm.

NOTE:

  •   Applicant must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person for whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  •   Applicant is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislations and regulations

Attention French Second Language Educators

Part-Time Adjunct Faculty Advisor (Elementary & Middle Years)

The Teacher Education Office at the University of British Columbia invites applications from educators with expertise in French as a Second Language Education (Core, Immersion, Intensive) for a part-time faculty advisor position commencing in September 2017 with practicum supervision in various Lower Mainland school districts.

Candidates must have a master’s degree, at least five years of recent teaching experience and a record of excellence in teaching in a school setting (preferably in BC), experience acting as a mentor for teacher candidates and/or colleagues, excellent communication skills in French and English, and a disposition toward inquiry and communicative teaching and learning.  Knowledge of current curriculum developments and pedagogical approaches in FSL is highly desirable.

For further information, please contact:

Rod Brown, Program Coordinator – Practicum & Field Experience (Elementary & Middle Years)

Teacher Education Office, Faculty of Education

103 – 2125 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

Telephone: 604 822 5243 or email rod.brown@ubc.ca

Deadline extended: July 21, 2017

Please forward a cover letter, current CV and the name and address of three referees to Rod Brown at the above address. Electronic applications preferred.  

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the BC Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Attention French Second Language Educators

Part-Time Adjunct Faculty Advisor (Secondary)

The Teacher Education Office at the University of British Columbia invites applications from educators with expertise in French as a Second Language Education (Core, Immersion, Intensive) for a part-time faculty advisor position commencing in September 2017 with practicum supervision in various Lower Mainland school districts.

Candidates must have a master’s degree, at least five years of recent teaching experience and a record of excellence in teaching in a school setting (preferably in BC), experience acting as a mentor for teacher candidates and/or colleagues, excellent communication skills in French and English, and a disposition toward inquiry and communicative teaching and learning. Knowledge of current curriculum developments and pedagogical approaches in FSL is highly desirable.

For further information, please contact:

John Yamamoto, Program Coordinator – Practicum & Field Experience (Secondary)

Teacher Education Office, Faculty of Education

103 – 2125 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

Telephone: 604 822 5222 or email john.yamamoto@ubc.ca

Deadline extended: July 21, 2017

Please forward a cover letter, current CV and the name and address of three referees to John Yamamoto at the above address. Electronic applications preferred.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the BC Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Cuso International is seeking two Education Assistants who will work to improve the educational outcomes for children in the far north of Canada in Indigenous Communities. Volunteers will work in schools, at the request of local communities, in the Northwest Territories.

Placement dates are from Aug 28, 2017 – Jun 30, 2018 with support package as follows: Modest monthly living allowance, Accommodation while in placement, Return airfare and visa/work permit costs, Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and emergency medical insurance, and more.

About Cuso International: Cuso International is a non-profit international development organization, working to improve the lives of people living with poverty and inequality around the globe. Each year we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals who work with local partners to create positive, lasting change. Established in 1961, Cuso International is a registered charity in Canada and the United States.

View full description: here

For more information, please contact:

Lorraine Monteiro

Recruitment Coordinator | Coordinatrice de Recrutement

Tel: 613-829-7445 | 1-888-434-2876

cusointernational.org

Vancouver Hebrew Academy-Principal of General Studies

Abstract:
Vancouver Hebrew Academy is a Preschool-Grade 7 Jewish Day School located in Vancouver, BC. We are an accredited Group 1 Independent School. Currently enrolling over 100 students, VHA boasts a top-ranked General Studies program, offered along-side a full Judaic Studies curriculum. Our families enjoy small class sizes and a warm family atmosphere. More information about our school and our programs can be found on our website (www.vhebrewacademy.com).

The Principal of General Studies reports directly to the Head of School and is responsible for the implementation and quality of the BC Ministry curriculum. Specific responsibilities are as follows:

  • §  Grade-level assessment to assess program effectiveness
  • §  Supervise instruction
  • §  Select and order supplies, textbooks
  • §  Supervise professional development (group and individual)
  • §  Supervise curriculum
  • §  Hire and evaluate teachers (in consultation with admin team)
  • §  Mentor new or struggling teachers, identify teachers with excellent practices toshare
  • §  Ensure compliance with Ministry of Education reporting and requirements for K-7
  • §  EnsurecompliancewithMinistryofChildren&FamilyDevelopmentreportingandrequirements for Preschool
  • §  The Principal shall have a car available during school hours and as needed in thefunction of his/her duties Learning assistance/special education
  • §  Liaise with Ministry of Education around funding for students with diverse needs
  • §  Support Staff Management [Hiring (with team), scheduling, training, liaise betweenstaff and teachers]
  • §  Teacher training and support in learning assistance/special education
  • §  Assessment of individual students and tracking of each student’s progress
  • §  Communication with parents about individual students
  • §  Social skills, study and time management skills
  • §  Positive behavior management, disciplineQualifications
    The successful candidate will have:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A Professional Teaching Certificate issued by the Teacher Regulation Branch of BC
  • A minimum of 5 years of classroom teaching experience at the Elementary level
  • A minimum of 2 years of leadership/administrative experience
  • At minimum, a Masters level degree in a relevant disciplinePlease forward a cover letter and Resume to Attention: Rabbi Don Pacht, Head of School via email to office@vhebrewacademy.com.
    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

British Columbia Canadian International School (BCCIS)

The British Columbia Canadian International School (BCCIS) is a B.C. Offshore School that is accredited by the B.C. Ministry of Education.  B.C. certified teachers teach the B.C. curriculum that leads to a Dogwood Graduation Diploma. We have approximately 800 predominantly English speaking Egyptian students who range in age from pre-K to Grade 12A ‘sister school’ will be opened in Dubai in September 2017.

We are currently seeking applicants for two school based administration positions:

Vice-Principal – BCCIS – Cairo, Egypt Effective Date: August 20th, 2017

Principal – BCCIS – Cairo, Egypt Effective Date: January 1st, 2018

The role descriptions for these positions are similar to those of parallel B.C. ‘onshore schools’. The basic requirements include:

  • have at least one year of experience working at a principal or vice principal level
  • have a minimum of three years of experience in a British Columbia public, independent, or offshore school
  • a B.C. teacher with current BC Certificate of Qualification, including a criminal record check
  • a Masters’ degree in Education Leadership or a related field
  • fluent in English
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • a history of strong education leadership and organizational ability
  • a history of positive relationships with parents and community
  • ability to be culturally sensitive and adapt to working in Egypt.

For more information contact:

Bob Long

Superintendent – Strategic Planning and School Development

British Columbia Canadian International School (BCCIS) – Cairo

British Columbia Canadian School (BCCS) – Dubai

r.long@bccis.ca

www.bccis.ca

Columbia Academy

570 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC

Principal Vacancy- September 2017

We are a highly regarded private secondary school, accredited by the B.C. Ministry of Education, that serves both local and international students.  We are located in the downtown area of Vancouver, allowing easy access to local cultural and volunteer opportunities for our students.

Our current enrolment of over 100 Grade 10-12 students is expected to expand to enrolment of 250 students over the next number of years.

We are currently seeking a full-time educational leader with strong administrative, leadership and pedagogy skills who can lead and support our staff in the implementation of the new BC curriculum.  The principal must be a role model/mentor who can demonstrate effective instructional strategies as well as authentic assessment and evaluation skills through a part time teaching assignment.  Experience with ELL students would be an asset as would previous experience as a secondary school administrator. The successful applicant must hold a current and valid BC Certificate of Qualification.

One of the goals of our school (http://columbiaacademy.ca/about ) is to provide students with a loving and caring learning environment to support the development of key virtues such as happiness, compassion, integrity, resilience and responsibility.  Our principal will play an active role in achieving these goals through their own passion for teaching and learning and their positive outlook towards young people.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
  • Masters’ Degree in Education Leadership
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with MyEDBC and Turbo Trax

In summary, we are looking for a principal with a strong sense of responsibility and a wish to guide the students and teachers to achieve the Mission and Goals of Columbia Academy.

If this position resonates with you, please forward your resume complete with cover letter to:  info@columbiaacademy.ca by July 31, 2017.

Majestic BC International School (MBCIS)

Majestic BC International School (MBCIS) is a newly founded BC Offshore School located in Foshan City, China and opening in September, 2017.  The school is housed in a new, well-equipped facility which includes state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, three storey library, full size gymnasium, dance studio, music rooms, auditorium, playing fields, indoor pool, tennis courts and more.  Initially, the school will admit students in Grades 9 and 10.

MBCIS is seeking a Founding Principal who will lay the foundations for success of the school.  We are seeking an individual with strong administrative and instructional leadership skills.  Experience with ELL students will be an asset.  A demonstrated history of team building, enthusiasm and creativity is required.

The successful applicant must:
– be fluent in English
– hold a current and valid BC Certificate of Qualification
– have a minimum of three years experience in a BC school
– have previous administrative experience.

MBCIS will offer the successful applicant a very competitive package of salary and benefits including free accommodation, return airfare and medical insurance.
The principal is expected to model strong pedagogy by teaching one course per year and to be fully conversant with the BC Education Plan and the revised draft Grade 10 to 12 curriculum.
Foshan City is a prosperous hub in Guangdong Province. The sub-tropical climate endows the area with abundant trees, year round flowers and varied recreational opportunities.  The city has many parks and green spaces with convenient transportation links to other major centres.

Please forward cover letter, resume and references to Dr. Harry Janzen at: harry.janzen@viu.ca