Canada Summer Jobs for Youth

Salt Spring Island Community Services is looking to fill the following summer positions for youth.

All positions are open to individuals between the ages of 15 to 30.

Please note that priority will be given to; youth who have not previously been employed and for whom this would be their first job experience; BIPOC youth; youth with disabilities; and youth who are early leavers of high school. Please indicate in the cover letter if you are a Priority Applicant.

Position 1: RECYCLE DEPOT WORKER

Closing date/times: 4:00 pm May 24
The Recycle Depot at 349 Rainbow Rd., operated by SSI Community Services requires four (4) youth to work full time (35 hrs/wk) at $18.00 per hour. This job involves working outdoors at the recycle depot sorting materials and other activities pertaining to sustainable waste management. Safety equipment and training supplied.
Email resume to Peter Grant at recycling@saltspring.com

Position 2: COMMUNITY FOOD PROGRAM WORKER

Closing date/time: 4:00 PM June 6
SSI Community Services Food Programs requires two (2) youth to work full time (35 hrs/wk) at $18.00 per hour. This job involves working outdoors, planting, weeding, watering, harvesting food to supply community meals and the food bank. The worker will learn about market gardening, crop rotation, and food security in our community. Prior experience with farming/gardening needed.
Email resumes to Cora Platz at cplatz@ssics.ca

Position 3: SPECIAL NEEDS ACTIVITY WORKER

closing date/time: 4:00 PM June 20
SSI Community Services Summer Program for children with Special Needs and Autism requires five (5) students to work full time (30hrs/wk) at $18.00 per hour. This job involves working with children age 5-18 with developmental disabilities and/or Autism. Duties include engaging the children in recreational activities, art and music programs, helping the participants access the community, navigate interpersonal relationships and manage behaviours as needed. There is training provided, but experience working in a camp setting and supporting people with Special Needs and Autism is a plus. Camp activities and camper-to-worker ratios are adapted according to public health protocols for covid-19.
Email resumes to Kyla Duncan at kduncan@ssics.ca