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WorkLink Employment Society

Posted on Jul 13, 2021

Help boost your employability and open doors to a wider variety of jobs with work experience at The Westin Bear Mountain. Through the Work Experience Opportunities Program, participants will receive 12-weeks of work experience which can help build your skills towards a meaningful career. Email bnorgaard@worklink.bc.ca for information on applying. 
Eligibility Requirements: Individuals qualified to receive B.C. income or disability assistance or Indigenous individuals on reserve qualified to receive federal assistance.

Assistant Room Attendant

Responsibilities

  •  Assisting the room attendant for cleaning of assigned guest rooms within allotted time adhering to Westin Brand Standards.
  • Organizing and stocking cleaning cart.
  • Maintaining proper use of cleaning supplies and equipment.
  • Following all Health and Safety Guidelines.
  • Exceeding guest expectations by responding in a professional manner to all guest inquiries and concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Hours | 3 days per week, 9am to 4:30pm

Wage | $15.20 hr

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Kitchen Steward

Responsibilities

  • Handles duties that are routine and straightforward such as operating, cleaning, and maintaining the dishwashing equipment and ensuring all areas of the kitchen are kept clean and sanitary.
  • Completes assigned prep work to support the kitchen team with regular service and banquet event preparation.
  • Ensures the safety and security of the property, other associates and guests when completing tasks.
  • Demonstrates a customer service attitude with internal and external contacts.
  • Other duties as required.

Hours | Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat: 7:30PM – 11:30PM | Sun: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Wage | $17.90 hr

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Spa Attendant

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the cleanliness and sanitation of the public spaces and treatment rooms
  • Restock and distribute linens such as fresh sheets, towels and robes into treatment rooms and storage cabinets
  • Prepare lockers for guest arrival, ensuring towel, robe and sandals are ready
  • Sanitizing sandals and removing used linens from locker room after guest departure
  • Assist in room turnover for treatment providers to specified guidelines, including replacing linens and cleaning used dishes and implements
  • Assist in the operation of all spa departments as required.

Hours |Fri, Sat, Sun: 11 am to 4 pm

Wage | $16 hr

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Food Runner

Responsibilities

  • Delivering food from the line to tables in a professional, friendly manner.
  • Cleaning, clearing and setting tables as required.
  • Providing service support where needed.
  • Other responsibilities to be detailed.

Hours |  Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Wage | $15.20

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Employer Resources Info Session – July 15th

Posted on Jul 5, 2021

Running a business and finding staff can be challenging especially in times like these. Join WorkBC Centre Westshore to learn about employer resources including, WorkBC Employer Services, Wage Subsidy Program, funding/grants currently available for businesses, Skills Training programs as well as HR support like hiring, employee retention, onboarding and more!

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YMCA Westhills and Victoria – Now Hiring

Posted on Jun 21, 2021

 

 

YMCA Westhills and Victoria has re-opened and we are recruiting for the following positions listed below.

Group Fitness Instructor – Yoga

Group Fitness Instructor – Aquatic Fitness

Children & Youth Recreational Program Staff

Residential Support Counsellor (On Call) – UPDATED

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors (Permanent Part Time and Casual Positions)

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

How to Apply

After you have reviewed the position description please send a completed application form, cover letter and resume to hr@vancouverislandy.ca.  We look forward to reviewing your application!

Volunteer & Employment Application – Print and Fill 

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McDonalds Youth Hiring Event – June 29th

Posted on Jun 14, 2021

 

Opportunity for All Youth is holding our next InterviewME hiring event with McDonald’s. Several lower Vancouver Island locations (see below) are looking to fill p/t & f/t crew and manager roles. These are not ideal roles for young students as the majority of shifts to be filled are nights, overnights, and weekday early mornings. Wages start at minimum wage but may vary with position (ie. manager roles).

Minimum Requirements for a Guaranteed Interview:  

·         Must be 15+ years of age

·         Able to work opening and/or closing shifts (ie. 5/6am starts and/or ability to work past 11pm)

·         Minimum 12 – 20 hours permanent availability (cannot go below the minimum 12 hrs in September) 

·         Minimum of 6 months on working visa (international students are welcome if they can commit to min of 6 mos)

·         Able to commute to one of these McDonalds locations:

    • Sydney – 2220 Beacon Ave, Sydney
    • Mt. Newton – 2473 Mt. Newton Cross Rd, Saanichton
    • Shelbourne – 1567 Cedar Hill Cross Road, Victoria
    • Royal Oak – 4410 West Saanich Rd, Victoria
    • Pandora – 980 Pandora Ave, Victoria
    • Hillside – 1581 Hillside Ave, Unit #102, Victoria
    • Douglas Street – 1200 Douglas Street, Victoria
    • Saanich – 3465 Saanich Rd, Victoria
    • Town and Country Walmart – 3460 Saanich Rd, Victoria
    • Esquimalt – 1149 Esquimalt Rd, Victoria
    • Colwood – 1742 Island Hwy, Victoria
    • Sooke – RR1 Unit 107, 6661 Sooke Rd, Sooke

Youth will be required to: 

  • Register with InterviewME: BC Sign Up Form – Formstack
  • submit a resume via email
  • fill out an online application
  • attend the McDonald’s On-Line Interview Preparation Workshop June 25th 1pm – 3pm
  • attend the online interviews on zoom June 29th from 1:30 – 3:30
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Tax Credit and Benefits – CRA & Service Canada Presentations

Posted on Jun 10, 2021

The CRA and Service Canada information sessions are for community members to learn and review the benefits of various tax credits they could be eligible for.

Seniors Benefits and Credits Presentation

Doing your taxes has its benefits! Benefits, credits and deductions you could be eligible for are the Disability Tax Credit, GST/HST credit, medical expenses, Canada caregiver credit and pension income splitting. Other government departments also use your tax information to calculate your payments, such as the guaranteed income supplement. If you do your taxes after the filing deadline, your payments could be delayed. What are the OAS/GIS/CPP pensions? How do you find benefits? Tips on communicating with Service Canada and other common benefits.

Click here to register for Wednesday June 16, 2021 at 10:00am PDT

Click here to register for Wednesday July 7, 2021 at 1:30pm PDT

Click here to register for Tuesday July 13, 2021 at 1:30pm PDT

 

Persons with Disabilities Presentation

Benefits and credits available to you! If you live with a disability or have a dependent with a disability, there are benefits and tax credits available to you and the people who support you. Some of the benefits and credits to which you may be eligible for are the Disability tax credit, medical expenses, Canada caregiver credit, and the Child disability benefit. What do you need to know as you get older and transition from disability payments to pensions? Tips on getting the most from your interactions with Service Canada. What is the RDSP and where can you learn more? How to find benefits that may be available to you.

Click here to register for Wednesday June 23, 2021 at 1:30pm PDT

 

General Benefits and Credits Presentation

Don’t miss out on the benefits and credits to which you may be entitled. Some of the benefits and credits to which you may be eligible for are the Canada child benefit, Disability tax credit, Child disability benefit, Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Credit, and the Canada Workers Benefit. If you do your taxes after the filing deadline, your payments could be delayed.  Tips on getting the most from your interactions with Service Canada.  How to find benefits you may be entitled to.  My Service Canada Account and how an online account can help you. 

Click here to register for Wednesday June 23, 2021 at 1:30pm PDT

International Students Presentation

International students, if you are a resident of Canada for income tax purposes, there are benefit and credit payments you could get! Are you a resident of Canada for income tax purposes? Some of the benefits and credits to which you may be eligible for are the Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Credit, the tuition tax credit, the Disability tax credit, the Canada child benefit, and the Child disability benefit. Overview of what Service Canada does. Tips on getting the most from your interactions with Service Canada. How to find benefits you may be entitled to. What paperwork should you keep for future benefits. My Service Canada Account and how an online account can help you.

Click here to register for Thursday June 24, 2021 at 1:30pm PDT

 

Indigenous Peoples Benefits and Credits Presentation

Don’t miss out on the benefits and credits to which you may be entitled. Some of the benefits and credits to which you may be eligible for are the Canada child benefit, Disability tax credit, Child disability benefit, Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Credit, and the Canada Workers Benefit. Also, find out how to apply for, and if you are eligible for, the new Canada Recovery Benefits. Tips on how to prepare for and contact Service Canada. Apply for pensions online and access your EI information with the My Service Canada Account. Do you know where to find the benefits you may qualify for? Are you taking advantage of Government Grants and Bonds?

Click here to register for Thursday July 8, 2021 at 1:30pm PDT

Click here to register for Thursday July 29, 2021 at 1:30pm PDT

 

Benefits and Credits for Caregivers Presentation

As a caregiver for an individual with a physical or mental impairment there may be benefits and tax credits available to you! Join our webinar to obtain more information about the following topics. Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB), Canada Caregiver Credit, Medical Expenses, Slam the scam. Overview of what Service Canada does. Tips on getting the most from your interactions with Service Canada. How to find benefits you may be entitled to. My Service Canada Account and how an online account can help you.

Click here to register for Wednesday July 21, 2021 at 1:30pm PDT

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