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Summer Job Opportunities at The Horticultural Centre of the Pacific Gardens

 
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Summer Job Opportunities at The Horticultural Centre of the Pacific Gardens
by Patricia Rhodes - Thursday, 24 May 2018, 2:21 PM
 

There are 3 great summer job opportunities at the The Gardens at HCP for students between the ages of 15 and 30!

The Gardens at HCP is a public garden and place of learning in Saanich. The HCP is a not-for-profit society focused on the provision of horticulture education and the development and maintenance of 104 acres of educational gardens and conservation lands.

Position 1 : Gardens Assistant

  We are currently looking for a secondary or post-secondary student to help fill the summer employment position of Gardens Assistant from June 25 – August 26thMonday to Friday from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. The successful candidate will work with the Head Gardener as well as other staff and volunteers in the garden.

35 hours per week / $13 per hour.  Please submit a cover letter and resume with references to Linda Petite at headgardener@hcp.ca by June 7th.

Position 2:  Events Assistant

We are currently looking for a secondary or post-secondary student to help full the summer employment position of Events Assistant from June 25 – August 26thTuesday – Saturdays from 9 AM – 5:00 PM.  The Events Assistant will help in the office at the reception desk; assist with private facility rentals and with our large public fundraising event “Arts & Music in the Gardens”.

35 hours per week / $13 per hour.  Please submit a cover letter and resume with references to Megan Stacey at events@hcp.ca by June 7th.

Position 3:  Youth Development Coordinator

We are currently looking for a post-secondary student to help fill our summer employment positions from June 25 – August 26th, days to be determined, but must be available for pre-scheduled youth programs including the Junior Master Gardener summer camps.

35 hours per week / $13 per hour.   Please submit a cover letter and resume with references to Paula McCormick at youthprograms@hcp.ca by June 7th.

Summer Student: Requirements

These positions are Summer Student positions funded through Service Canada. Applicants must:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the start of employment
  • Have been registered as a full-time student in the preceding academic year
  • Intend to return to school full-time during the next academic year
  • Is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program
  • Is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred

If interested please apply to the individual contact listed for each position.