WEX/Volunteer Opportunities!



Removing snow from sidewalks, even running errands and getting around in the snow can be quite difficult for the elderly, or those who have mobility and other health issues. This winter season, please take it upon yourself to help your neighbour. Be a “Snow Angel”.

Pick up a “Snow Angel’ log sheet
from the Career Centre or download this
Snow Angel log sheet, get a neighbour or parent to sign the form every time you shovel snow, then return your form at the
end of the snowy season.



Volunteer at Pitt Meadows Elementary, Highland Park, Davie Jones and Edith McDermott Elementary!

Games after school starting in January.  See Miss. Griffin or Cindy in the Career Centre for more details.



June 2017


Are you interested in becoming a firefighter?

Be a cadet in the Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue Academy for 2017-18.  Applications are now available in the Career Centre.  Must be going into Grade 11 or 12 and be able commit to Thursday after school from 3-5pm from September to May.


Hammond Elementary Carnival!

Volunteers needed, preferable in Grades 10-12. Some of the duties include help with set-up, take down and checking wristbands.  Sign up in the Career Centre.

Friday, June 16th  4-6:00pm


City of Pitt Meadows, Learn 2 Lead

A leadership program for youth that encourages opportunity to gain fundamental leadership stills and safety while volunteering in summer children programs and day-camps.  Gain experience to lead active games, crafts and youth event planning.

Mandatory training session; June 29th, 9:30am-3:30pm

Session: June 29-Aug 26

Feel: $205 #5625



December 2016 

Salvation Army 2016 Kettle Campaign

Volunteers needed locally!  2 hour shifts at Superstore, Canadian Tire, Save-Ons, Safeway and the Meadowtown Liquor Store.  Visit the Career Centre with your availability!

October 2016 

RCMP in BC Youth Advisory Committee

Get involved and be part of the conversation.  Your voice matters!

The RCMP in BC is looking for YOUth to join its YAC (Youth Advisory Committee).

Are you in school and aged between 14 and 18 years?  Do you have something to say about issues facing young people? If yes, APPLY NOW, come to the Career Centre for more information.


September 2016 

Pitt Meadows Fire Department Youth Academy

This program is designed for students, 16-17 years of age that are interested in the Fire Service as a possible future career.  This year’s Fire Academy will be held Thursday afternoons (3-5pm) from October to May and up to three all day Saturday sessions (lunch will be provided).

This program is designed to place the students in a fire hall work environment.  The student will experience everything a firefighter would experience but in capsulated form.  Students will receive instruction on personal protective equipment, basic firefighting skills and general maintenance and up keep of the fire hall and firefighting apparatus, basic first aid and CPR, fire prevention and public education.

This academy is meant to be both fun and a learning experience, bu twill be challenging both mentally and physically.  If you have any questions, please contact either your career counselor or the Pitt Meadows Fire Rescue Services.

Applications are not available in the Career Centre, deadline for submission – WEDNESDAY, October 5, 2016.  Applications must include:

  • 300 word essay, resume
  • letter of reference
  • transcript
  • application form



Volunteer at Pitt Meadows, Highland Park, Davie Jones and Edith McDermott Elementary!

Games after school September to November.  Excellent PAID opportunity for those interested in a career in teaching, coaching or recreation.  See Miss. Griffin or Cindy in the Career Centre for more details.


BCIT Broadcast

BCIT Broadcast offers a four-day introduction to broadcasting, allowing students to sample the different full-time programs available and help to decide which choice right for you!


BC Children’s Hospital

Mini Med School 2016. The research community at BC Children’s Hospital is pleased to present Mini Med School 2016 – Genetic Counselling.  Sessions held on Wednesdays Oct. 19 – Nov. 23 (6 sessions) from 7-9pm at BC Children’s Hospital (938 W 28th, Vancouver, BC)  Apply at www.minimedschool.ca


BCIT Biotech Week Dec. 12 – 16, 2016


Work Experience at Science World British Columbia

Under the direction of the Managers, Customer Services, and working alongside the Customer Service staff members, you will provide a range of services intended to enhance the customer’s experience.

Qualifications: Individuals must possess a keen interest in and a good understanding of the sciences.  They must be responsible, self-motivated individuals and feel comfortable talking with members of the general public of varying ages.  Candidates should work well in a team environment and should be reliable.  Applicants must be available for 10 days (80 hours) over two consecutive weeks, during the day, including weekends and holidays.

Available placements periods for the 2016/2017 school year:

October 22-November 6, 2106, January 14-29, 2017, January 28-February 12, 2017, April 8-23, 2017, April 22-May 7, 2017, May 20-June 4, 2017, June 3-18, 2017

For more information on Responsibilities or to sign up, visit the Career Centre.


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