Monday February, 26, 2018



Monday: Day A   Tuesday: Day B   Wednesday: Day C   Thursday: Day D   Friday: Day E


Day 2

*We are looking for student volunteers to help during KIDSFEST Ottawa 2018.

The shifts needed are:

A volunteer t-​shirt is provided, casual dress (jeans, bk pants ok).

Lunch and water provided

Please note that this is a family environment and many many many young children from newborn to 10 yrs.

Student volunteers will be assigned various jobs such as: ticket scanning, info booth, requesting attendees to complete surveys, supervising the bouncy castle, supervising the Green Room (performers room/items), assisting exhibitors at their booth (some may have interactive displays), assisting exhibitors engage children to get involved them involved in an activity.

The students should speak English and/or French (other languages helpful)

The students should enjoy a loud and lively and public environment.  

Children attending KIDSFEST are accompanied by an adult at all times; however, children may get lost (or parent) and the student volunteer may need to help SHOW Management.

Students in drama, performing arts, early childcare and social work studies would most likely enjoy helping at this event.

Please forward this email and this link to teachers and Guidance to distribute to interested students.


​Note the link is only available if shared (does not show on our website

​ as​ we want to control who gets it and in turn who applies)

Yearbook Club

Are you interested in practicing or learning about journalism, photography or business? Join the yearbook club and help decide what the 2017-2018 year will look like.  The club will meet in room 210 (attached to the learning commons) at lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  See you there. BJ Feb. 2 - March 2


Jobs, jobs, jobs!  Everyone wants a Summer Job!  The province of Ontario has a vast number of positions available to high school students.  There are tons of different areas to choose from such as business, sciences, environment, engineering, technology, research, customer service, administration parks and recreation and more!  To apply, you must be at least 15 years old, an Ontario resident, eligible to work in Canada and be a current student or recent graduate.  For more information, go to ontario.ca/Careers.  Select "Student" for the career level and submit your application form with a cover letter and resume tailored to each job add.  Check out jobs available at ontario.ca/Summer Students.  Information packages are available in Student Services.


High School students who wish to take Driver's Education this winter can pick up an information flyer in Student Services.  You must be 16 and have a G1 in order to take the course.  Register until February 16.  The course begins February 27.


We are hoping that you would consider approving the request to advertise in your schools the following event:


-          Event: CN Cycle for CHEO

-          Date: Sunday, May 6

-          Location: Canadian War Museum

-          Message: Over 500+ volunteers needed - students 15+ who require their 40 hours of community service can easily accumulate 6+ hours when volunteering for the complete day.

-          Poster is displayed outside of Student Services.

Optimist International a not for profit organization whose motto is ‘’To bring out the best in youth’’ is holding their 100th Annual Optimist International Convention on July 8 to 10th, 2018 in Ottawa. The Convention location will be at the Shaw Convention Centre (formerly known as the Ottawa Convention Centre). We are anticipating close to 2000 members from our clubs to be in attendance, many from the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean and other countries throughout the world.

This initiative requires sufficient manpower in many areas, where every volunteer should contribute 3-4 hours per day. At the completion of the convention we will provide you with a list of volunteers and hours earned.The host area committee and I would be most grateful if your students will respond to this request quickly to assist in this project. We look forward to your prompt affirmative response.I am providing the following link to our Volunteer Application Form for your students to use.

Youth Connexion operates the R.E.A.C.H. (Recreation Empowering Active Community Helpers) program at the Richcraft Recreation Complex in Kanata, offering volunteer opportunities to youth and teens in Kanata North and West Carleton.

1.    National Youth Week Organizing Committee: we are recruiting students to be part of an organizing committee for National Youth Week events at Richcraft Recreation Complex. These students will be choosing and planning activities to run during the week, promoting the events, and seeking sponsors/partners.

2.    National Youth Week Organizing Committee – Communications Liaison: a dedicated position on the Organizing Committee for a volunteer to develop promotional material (flyers, blog posts, videos, web banners, sponsorship documents, etc.)

3.    Recreation Volunteer – Drop-in Programs: assist our drop-in staff with set-up and tear-down of equipment and provide a positive experience for our clients in these programs. Evening and weekend shifts available

4.    March Break Day Camp Volunteers: assist our camp staff in delivering programming, ensuring participants are having fun and playing safely, be responsible for a group of children in during swim time in the facility’s pool.

You make the CN Cycle for CHEO happen – we are hoping to see you Sunday, May 6.

Students 15+ who require their 40 hours of community service can easily accumulate 6+ hours when volunteering for the complete day.

Sign up early to ensure the role you prefer is available by clicking here: https://cncycle.ca/volunteer/ 


Nokia Future Tech Internship 2018

If you are a student going into grade 12 who is curious, interested or has a passion​

for Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, this is the internship for you. The Future Tech Internship is a 7-week program that will have you working alongside Nokia engineering teams solving real, technical problems. Over the course of the summer, you will contribute to meaningful work while receiving support and valuable lessons from a Nokia Future Tech Mentor. You will discover new possibilities and skills that will help you make an impact on the future of technology.

Please see the two attached handouts for more information. The deadline to apply is March ​9​,

​ 2018.

If you have any questions about the program, direct them​ ​

to: Future.Tech@Nokia.com