Post Secondary Events
Ongoing February through April: Wednesdays @ 5:00 p.m.UBC Engineering Tours. For more information go to: engineering.ubc.ca/student-events.February 28th @ 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.: Study Law, Health Sciences, and Business in the UK Information Session. BCIT - Burnaby Campus, Building SE2 (room: Town Square D), 3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby. Register online at: bit.ly/2iYhPAx.April 30th @ 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.: Vancouver International Universities Fair. Vancouver Convention Centre East. For more information visit: www.nationalcollegefairs.org.
March 1st @ 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.: BCIT Big Info - Information Session. For more information and to register go o:
March 2nd@ 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.: Explore Capilano University Information Night. RSVP at: explorecapilano.caEnrichment Opportunities
City of Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Youth Outreach Academy
Students in grades 10 - 12 are invited to apply to this five day program to work together in small teams and in challenging environments with training and mentorship in a variety of search and rescue , first aid, and fire fighting skills, as well as fundraising. Visit www.vancouver.ca/youthacademy for information about application.
Columbus Seniors' Residence
Student volunteers (age 16 or older), who are willing to make a six month commitment, are needed to spend at least an hour and a half each weekend, at morning socials with the seniors at Columbus Residence, located at 704 West 69th Avenue in Vancouver. Volunteers will visit with and play simple games with residents. Interested students can contact Kelsie Tham at kelsiet98@gmailcom.
Pedalheads and Atlantis Swim Programs
Volunteers are needed to assist with programs to teach children how to swim and cycle. Visit the website at: www.pedalheads.com and www.pedalheads.com/AtlantisSwim for more information. Volunteer applications are available at: https://form.jotform.com/42734947037259.
Investors Group Walk for Alzheimers
Volunteers are needed to help distribute promotional materials for the Investors Group Walk for Alzheimers. The Walk is on May 7, 2017 and volunteers are needed in early February and again in April for approximately three hours per day on either a Saturday or a Sunday. For more information go to: www.walkforalzheimers.ca. To register as a volunteer email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BMO Vancouver Marathon
Volunteers are needed for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada water station (at Cambie and Broadway) at the BMO Vancouver Marathon on May 7th from 5:30 - 8:45 a.m. Interested students can email Ms. Beck for the volunteer form.
Leith Wheeler Stanley Park Open Tennis Tournament
Bumpin BakeryBumpin Bakery is a student founded and run non-profit organization serving coffee and muffins every Sunday morning at the corner of Main and Hastings. Student volunteers are needed to donate muffins and/or serve muffins, coffee, and kindness to those in need in the downtown east side. One dozen muffins donated equals one service hour for VC students. For more information to to www.bumpinbakery.ca.
Staying Strong in Grade 10 - Who Can Help?
Academic Support: Teachers, Advisors, Academic Counsellors (Mr. Accili and Mr. Taggart), Peer Counselling (Ms. Marino).
Learning Challenges: The Learning Centre.
Personal Counselling: Ms. Beck, Counsellor.
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