Youth In Trades – Summer Student Program

YOUTH TRADES PARTICIPANTS (14 POSITIONS) YOUTH IN TRADES – SUMMER STUDENT PROGRAM Pending Funding Renewal for the 2019/20 Fiscal Year, Stò:lō Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training (SASET), requires the services of Fourteen (14) Youth In Trades Participants. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry. Please self-identify on your cover letter or resume.The Youth Trades program will provide an opportunity for aboriginal youth to explore the Trades and Apprenticeship Sector. Successful applicants will gain hands-on experience in the Culinary, Automotive, Welding, and Construction/Electrical trades. Participants will create a project in each trade and share their experiences on a weekly basis. Participants will also learn about the high school apprenticeship program, trades training institutions, trades initiatives, and work ethics. There will be some field trips scheduled during the summer program. The Youth Trades Participants will report to the Youth Trades Program Coordinator.

•As per funding requirements, applicants must be aboriginal youth 15 and over & returning toSecondary School.
•Must be currently enrolled full-time in High School and have participated in full-time schooling overthe past year.
•Must also be returning to High School in the upcoming academic year
•Must be interested in exploring the Trades Sector.
•List a reliable Transportation Source to ensure you can get to work every day.
•Be punctual, prepared and ready to work each day.
•Maintain a positive attitude and display respect for fellow employees, coordinators, facilitators, andthe property of others.
•Hold or obtain a Social Insurance Number before the start of the program.
•Must not have another full-time summer job.
•Must commit to full attendance for the length of program.
•A wait list will be established.
•Each applicant must submit a cover letter.

WAGE RANGE:   $13.85 per hour
TYPE OF POSITION:  Full-time summer position. Position is subject to performance evaluations, full-time attendance to entire program is a pre-requisite.

Application Deadline:  4:00 PM, Friday June 14, 2019

Candidates will be screened according to the qualifications/requirements. Interested candidates are required to submit a resume and cover letter.

Please include position title on subject line:
Stò:lō Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training

Bldg. #8A – 7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack, BC, V2R 4G5

Email: Fax: (604) 858-3528

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For a full copy of posting click on provided link:  Youth Trades Program Participant Job Posting – 2019