Student Jobs

Job – Landed Learning Multimedia Education Assistant, Due: Feb 24, 2017 (deadline extended

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Job Description:

The Intergenerational Landed Learning Project is a unique community education and research project that teams school-aged youth with adult volunteers to build a multigenerational community that learns how to nurture the land and live in balance with the earth, through growing, caring for, cooking, and eating local food.

The Landed Learning Multimedia Education Assistant will use a variety of media (visual, written, and digital) to support the academic, programmatic, research, and fundraising objectives of the Intergenerational Landed Learning Project (ILLP). The Multimedia Education Assistant will develop multi-media educational programming for participants in the Landed Learning Project, as well as integrate multi-media into the communications strategy for the Landed Learning Project. By using multimedia, the student will help participants deepen, enhance, and solidify learning, as well as cultivate enthusiasm for gardens-based learning among the wider community.

The student must be able to commit to being available Wednesday and Thursday mornings, 9am-Noon.

Hourly wage: $16.41

10 hours/week

March-June 2017

The responsibilities include:

Designing and implementing media education programs within the framework of the Project

  • Develop and facilitate photography workshops for elementary program participants in the garden
  • Develop and facilitate blog training workshops for elementary program participants to share their garden-based learning experiences
  • Provide on-going support youth to document their experiences and learning through photography, writing, and photo journalism

Managing the Project’s photography equipment, photos, and other data archives

  • Maintain and troubleshoot program cameras used by program participants
  • Liaise with ILLP teachers to facilitate ongoing documentation, data collection, and reporting of student activities within participating classes
  • Organize, maintain, and archive ILLP documents (e.g. Photographs, surveys, consent forms, volunteer criminal record checks, volunteers hours)

Developing and managing the Project’s communication strategy

  • Document ILLP visits and events through digital photography
  • Select and provide photos for communication and outreach on social media and print materials Student Job
  • Liaise with Web Assistant to design a visual appealing and informative website, relevant to stakeholder audiences (educators, volunteers, parents, students, and funders)
  • Manage social media (Facebook page and blog) to keep stakeholders connected with the Project through a consistent and dynamic on-line presence

Supporting Program Manager and other program activities as needed


  • Must be a UBC Student
  • Must be available Wednesday and Thursday mornings, 9am-Noon
  • Experience developing curriculum and working with children
  • Aptitude in and experience with on-line communications and social media
  • Expertise with digital cameras, iPads, and digital photography for photodocumentation and reporting (Having your own camera is an asset)
  • Ability to communicate with diplomacy and tact with children, community volunteers, staff, teachers, and donors
  • Interest in and respect for people of all cultures and backgrounds
  • Self-motivation, flexibility, and excellent organization skills; ability to identify and prioritize multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work effectively both in a team setting as well as independently; team player
  • Physically healthy and active. Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Familiarity with, and commitment to the vision and mission of the Intergenerational Landed Learning project is an asset
  • Successful completion of a criminal record check is required

To Apply: Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and Time Table to Applications must be received no later than February 17, 2017.

SAGE Digest & Season’s Greetings

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Dear SAGE Community,

The Office of Indigenous Education is accepting applications for the SAGE Provincial Coordinator, Graduate Academic Assistant. Please email with any questions.

SAGE is such a wonderful community of scholars! I am truly grateful for the learning experiences, and opportunities to serve Indigenous grad students for the past two and a half years. As of September, I have become a part of the team at the First Nations House of Learning, as the Aboriginal Student and Community Development Officer. I hope to be a resource to Indigenous graduate students in this role, and to continue being an active member of SAGE while I finish my PhD. I invite all of you to drop by room 184 at the Longhouse to visit anytime – please come say hi!

Thanks and enjoy the SAGE Digest!

Aurelia Kaililani Kinslow
Provincial Coordinator (ex-officio, interim volunteer)
Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE)


The SAGE blog is updated on an ongoing basis. If you have news, information and/or resources to share, please forward to


·      Doctoral Defence – caroline lefebvre

Call for Papers

·      Rising Up: Indigenous Knowledge and Research in Indigenous Studies Graduate Student Conference, University of Manitoba. Due: Feb 3, 2017

·      Indigenous Expressions of Culture in Storytelling, Drama, Theatre and Performance – Traditional and Contemporary Canadian and Polish Upper Silesian Perspectives. Due: Dec 31, 2016

·      Activism and Justice: Indigenous Responses to Neoliberalism; 6th Annual Native American Studies Graduate Student Symposium Currents of Resistance, Due: Jan 13, 2017

Read more under Call for Proposals/Papers category


·    Course – Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education – Register by January 23


·      Upcoming SAGE events in 2017

·      CTLT, Teaching Assistants Institute

·      Graduate Pathways to Success: workshops + new graduate student orientation in January

·      Museum of Anthropology: December 2016

Read more under Events category


·      David Suzuki Fellowship program, Due: Feb 1, 2017

·      Aboriginal Graduate Fellowships, Due: Feb 10, 2017

·      Creating Humanities Communities Grant, National Endowment for the Humanities. Due: Feb 15, 2017

Read more under Funding category


·      FT Child-care worker, Due: Dec 18, 2016

·      Department Chair, Arizona State University, American Indian Studies Program

·      Tenure-Track Job Openings, UNLV English Department

·      Indigenous Governance Program Manager, University of Arizona

·      Assistant Professor of Native American History, University of North Carolina – Pembroke

·      Wildlife Biologist, at Okanagan Nation Alliance

Read more under Jobs category


·      UBC Single Mothers Support Group

Research Assistant, Project on Water Governance and Indigenous Law at UBC. Due: Sept 9, 2016 (12 pm)

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The student research assistant will support projects for the Project on Water Governance and Indigenous Law, a multi-year SSHRC Partnership Grant.

Position will be approximately 10 hours per week from September to December, with the possibility of extension and further research collaboration.

Job Duties:

  • logistics for partner meetings (accommodation, travel, handouts, room arrangements)
  • taking notes -background research including literature reviews and data base assessment
  • logistics for summer meeting
  • social media
  • support for administrative tasks including copy-editing, network building and data assessment Qualifications
  • interest/knowledge in Aboriginal issues, organizations, and resources
  • a solid work ethic
  • strong research skills
  • excellent computer skills including Office, WordPress, and if possible

    Adobe Creative Suite

  • proven written and verbal communication abilities
  • strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • an ability and willingness to work independently and on a team
  • accuracy and attention to detail in creating and reviewing documents and databases
  • aptitudes in prioritization and meeting deadlines
  • skill in design and layout

    This position is open to upper year undergraduate and graduate students at UBC.

    Please send your cover letter and resume to Deadline to apply: Noon, Friday, September 9th 2016.

Job – Exam Invigilator, UBC Access & Diversity. Due: Aug 31, 2016

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UBC Access and Diversity — Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Part Time (29 hrs/wk or less)
Job Description
Access and Diversity is seeking UBC students to invigilate exams for students with disabilities. As per UBC Policy #73, invigilators are part and parcel to removing barriers and providing equitable opportunities for students with disabilities writing exams. Invigilators are expected to treat all students with fairness, dignity, and respect, while maintaining exam procedures and protocols.

**Preference will be given to Masters and PhD students; however, undergraduate students who are not taking courses with exams are welcome to apply. **

Duties include: starting, monitoring, and ending exams for students with disabilities in private spaces or group settings; setting up adaptive and computer equipment for the exams; ensuring examinees adhere to UBC and Access and Diversity exam procedures; maintaining good communication with Exam Coordinators and other invigilators; compiling detailed and accurate records and incident reports. Access and Diversity invigilators must strictly adhere to the University’s regulations and procedures regarding exams.

These positions are open only to registered UBC students who are not currently taking courses with exams. A strong cover letter and submission of an unofficial transcript are required. Students taking courses with exams will not be considered. Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate the following:

* Friendly demeanor and strong interpersonal skills.
* Contributes to a positive team environment.
* Ability to work and remain calm while under stress.
* Effective written and oral communication. Successful candidates must have the ability to compose detailed reports using clear, concise business English.
* Outstanding attention to detail and ability to accurately follow procedures.
* Ability to exercise tact and discretion when handling sensitive and/or confidential matters.
* Punctuality and reliability essential.
* Ability to follow directions, work independently, and to work within a team environment.
* Flexible schedule and ability to commit to consistent shift availability: Average 12: hours/week.
*Must be available to take shifts between 7:30am and 10:00pm.
* Experience working with persons with disabilities, in education, or in a service-oriented environment are assets.

Job Location
Vancouver, Canada
Hours Per Week
Job Sector
Education, Training and Teaching
Job Nature
On-Campus (UBC Vancouver) Job
Salary / Wage
Preferred Degrees/Disciplines
Applied Science/Engineering
, Computer Science/IT
, Science/Environment/Agriculture
, Health Sciences
, Arts/Social Sciences
, Business Administration/Commerce/Management
, Education/Teaching
, Human Kinetics/Kinesiology
, Law/Legal Studies
Additional Documents (preferred)
Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcript, Class Schedule
Experience Level
Current Students in an Undergraduate Program, Current Students in a Masters Program, Current Students in a Phd Program
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August 05, 2016

Applications Accepted Until:
August 31, 2016

Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society Schoolyard Student Farm Worker

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Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society

Schoolyard Student Farm Worker

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Good Food For All

Everyone should have access to healthy food, soil, and community. We enact this vision

by cultivating engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological

stewardship, and community celebration. Fresh Roots stewards two ½ acre schoolyard

market gardens on school grounds in the heart of East and South Vancouver. The food

we grow is eaten in local school cafeterias, various Neighbourhood House food security

initiatives, and by neighbours. Our fields are hands-on learning classrooms; engaging

school communities and residents of Vancouver in addressing food security, community

health, and vocational skills development.

The Position

The Schoolyard Farm Worker grows Good Food For All. They are outside in the garden

planting, harvesting, weeding, and acting as stewards of our ecologically managed

urban farms. They will work under the supervision of our Farm Manager to ensure our

schoolyard farms are productive and welcoming spaces. The Schoolyard Farm Worker

will provide leadership to Farm Interns and volunteers to complete daily tasks on the


Required Qualifications

 Minimum 1 year growing experience in small-scale agricultural production

 A post-secondary student in the 2015/16 school year with intension of returning

in the fall

 Physically fit and happy to work outdoors in all conditions

 Comfortable with spreadsheets, email communication, and record keeping

 Experience leading co-workers and volunteers in farming activities

 Able to communicate with diplomacy and respect with people of all cultures,

ages, and backgrounds

 Have a valid class 5 driver’s license and comfortable driving a delivery vehicle

 Have a smart phone and access to a computer

 Able to pass a criminal background check

Position Details

 Position begins as soon as possible and ends October 31, 2016

 Summer: 24 hrs/week, Fall: 16 hrs/week at $12/hr

How to Apply

E-mail a short cover letter (500 words) and resume (in one document) to with your name and the name of the job position in the subject.

Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately upon reception. We regret

that due to the high volume of applicants only those selected for interviews will be


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Summer Student Employment

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 Okanagan Nation Alliance 

#101 – 3535 Old Okanagan Hwy, Westbank, BC V4T 3LJ

Phone (250) 707-0095 Fax (250)707-0166

Events/Administrative Assistant: $13.50 per hour 

You will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Communications Coordinator with the day to day Events Planning, and logistical organization of major events. The Annual General Assembly and the Annual Salmon Feast are examples of exciting events you will be involved in. You will participate in the administrative, planning and logistical aspects of short-term multi-faced projects. You may be required to assist with Wellness and Natural Resources Department initiatives too. Other duties will include assistance with the preparation of reports, briefing notes, application of communications tools and participation and attendance of special meetings/events as they occur.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have good public relations and communication skills, computer literacy is essential and a valid driver’s license is an asset. Applicants must preferably study towards obtaining formal qualifications in public relations and communication. Okanagan/Aboriginal ancestry preferred.

Youth Facilitator- Syilx Water Strategy: $13.50 per hour 

You will assist the Natural Resource Department in facilitating an initiative to engage youth in the Syilx Water Strategy, and participate in coordinating workshops and meetings with the Okanagan Youth Alliance, and other interested youth. A major purpose of this opportunity is the integration of youth perspectives, interests, concerns and values related to water into the strategy. This position will be instrumental in ensuring that youth in the ONA communities understand current water management regimes in the territory, understand the objectives, and provide youth an opportunity to provide input into the Syilx Water Strategy initiative.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have good public relations and communication skills, computer literacy is essential and a valid driver’s license is an asset. Applicants must preferable study towards a formal qualification in a Natural Resource related field. Okanagan/Aboriginal Ancestry preferred

Library Assistant: 13.50 per hour 

The successful applicant will work with and receive mentorship from the ONA Library &Research Coordinator, to process library materials specific to an Indigenous (Okanagan Syilx) context. This work will contribute to the preservation of valuable information in a variety of formats and support cultural research for the ONA and local communities. Other related duties include processing library material, cataloguing, organizing and storing of books, articles, photographs, and audio visual recordings.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have good public relations and communication skills, computer literacy is essential and a valid driver’s license is an asset. Applicants must preferably study towards a formal qualification in library and information science and be willing to work strictly according to safety, library and archival standards and procedures. Okanagan/Aboriginal Ancestry preferred

Term: May 20 – August 29, 2014 Wage: $13.50 per hour Hours: 37.5 per week

Additionally: The ONA supports all staff involvement in cultural activities that take place each summer. These may include a Youth Leadership Conference, Unity Run, Salmon Feast, Canoe Trek, an Elders Gathering and the Annual General Assembly for the Okanagan Nation. The summer students employed by the ONA will participate in these events in order to provide cultural experiences for the youth.

Application Procedures: Please send a current resume and covering letter to:

David Leroux, Employment and HR Administrator 

Okanagan Nation Alliance

#101 – 3535 Old Okanagan Hwy, Westbank, BC V4T 3L7

Email: Fax: (250) 707-0166

COMPETITION CLOSES: 4:00 pm, May 2, 2014. 

Thank you for your interest, No Phone Calls Please only those short-listed will be contacted