Job Opportunities

Want to work for the ASU and have experience working in a bar? We’re hiring an Assistant Bar Manager. Please see the document below for more information.

Assistant Bar Manager Job 

 

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For all job opportunities, or if you are looking to post a job opportunity for students, please e-mail career.services@acadiau.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Neighbours Helping Neighbours

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If you would like to post a volunteer opportunity for students, please e-mail samanthanielsen@acadiau.ca

Looking to volunteer with the ASU? Apply for an associate position and work with ASU executives up close. These positions give students the opportunity to check out up close what working as an executive member is like. Check out the application form below and email into Samantha Nielsen, VP Communications before November 2nd.

asu-associate-positions-application

 

Cuso International is urgently looking to fill placements in Peru, Nicaragua, Laos, Guyana and Cameroon in their International Youth Internship Program starting in August and September. Cuso International is a development organization that works to reduce poverty and inequality through the efforts of highly skilled volunteers, collaborative partnerships and compassionate donors. The International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) is part of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy, which provides Canadian youth with the tools and experience they need to launch successful careers. The IYIP is designed to offer Canadian post-secondary graduates the opportunity to gain professional experience through international development work. The objective of the IYIP is to support sustainable international development initiatives proposed, in partnership with local partner organizations, by Canadian organizations such as Cuso International.

To view all positions and learn about the benefits, please visit: http://bit.ly/29jMAKp

 


GRADUATE GAP YEAR IN CHINA
IMPROVE YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS BY LEARNING CHINESE IN CHINA FOR FREE!
WHY CHINA? It is the fastest growing economy in the world and you can be part of it and as a result enhance your career opportunities. The ability to communicate in Chinese both verbally and in writing will open greater career prospects for you.
THE SOCIAL / CULTURAL PART: As the participant of this programme, in which the priority is for you to learn Chinese, you will get to know lots of new people as well as getting the opportunity to learn more about China, its culture and its people.
Attend a Chinese language course in China with 8 hours lessons per week over a period of six months. You will be living with a Chinese host family, all of whom are reputable, financially secure and have been carefully vetted and for whom you will be required to care for the family’s children up to a maximum of 25 hours per week. You can choose your family and build a relationship with the family before leaving for China.
WHAT IS OFFERED? We can offer you the chance to become skillful in communicating in Chinese by living in comfort in China for six months, attending intense Chinese language course at a well established language school and all at NO COST to you. Our China Programme offers you:
 Accommodation (your own bedroom) with full board and access to internet
 Monthly pocket money (up to CNY 1500)
 Reimbursed flight costs to China after completion of agreed term
 FREE Chinese language lessons
 Visa Application
 Airport Pickup
 Pastoral Care and Support whilst in China
 The means for communicating with and selecting the host family prior to departure from Canada
 The means for communicating with former students, who have been on the programme
IS THIS FOR YOU? In order to participate in this program, you will need to:
 – Be fluent in English
 – Have no criminal offences
 – Have completed secondary school or high school;
 – Have eager to learn and get to know other cultures
 – Be able to commit yourself for 6 months in China
Ready for the challenge? Find out more at www.graduate-gap-year-in-china.com
CONTACT US: Our company has been established since 2010 in Europe, in the United Kingdom. Now we are happy to present Canadian students with this exciting opportunity.
Please email your CV to Eva with a cover note to apply@graduate-gap-year-in-china.com

Volunteering with JA’S Company Program

What is Junior Achievement?

Junior Achievement (JA) is a non-profit organization that is owned and operated by the business community. JA’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

What is the Company Program?

The Company Program is an extracurricular activity for high school students in grades 9- 12. Students who participate in the Company Program have the opportunity to organize and operate an actual business enterprise. With the support and guidance of volunteer Advisors, the Company Program provides basic economic education for high school students. This is not a fictional or paper exercise – the students actually form a real company!

How can you participate?

Each Company Program requires a team of four volunteer advisors who assist the company with everything from capitalization and product selection to liquidation. The advisor’s role is not to make decisions for the students, but to provide guidance, share their business experiences, and to keep the students on track. To become involved all you need is a basic knowledge of business and a desire to work with teenagers. A police records check is required.

What are the benefits of volunteering with the Company Program for you?

Ask any Junior Achievement volunteer, and they will tell you: “You gain far more than you give.” Volunteer advisors with the Company Program have the chance to refresh their knowledge of business basics. The Company Program also gives advisors the personal satisfaction of helping young people clarify their personal goals and reach their potentials. Just as company members have fun, so do the Advisors!

What are the benefits of volunteering with the Company Program for business?

For the business community, Junior Achievement provides a vehicle through which the work ethic, free enterprise, and basic business understanding can be promoted. By investing in Junior Achievement, the business community recognizes and supports JA’s practical demonstration of the role of free enterprise in Canadian society

The program will start in Mid October and run one night a week for 18 weeks ending in March. JA will provide training, program materials and support during the program year.   This is a much needed program to inspire entrepreneurial thinking in our youth.

For more information about the Company Program contact:

Brenda Kenney at Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia

Phone 902-691-2233

Email: bkenney@janovascotia.ca

Scholarships

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Financial Aid