WAVE Board

Below are the available placements SDD35 students can apply for using the form at the bottom of this page. All of the postings can be used with the Work And Volunteer Experience (WAVE) course to high school creditst for paid or unpaid work.

Work or volunteer hours will be determined between the employer and the student after application and acceptance.

 OccupationEmployer Name/LocationPositionDutiesPaid/Unpaid
2021-01Trades & TechnologyK-Line Trailers (Langley-Aldergrove) - Accepting SD35 applicantsShop Helper (2 positions)Shop cleanup, material handling, inventory reporting, helping in the Component Department Fabrication shop, working alongside our other component students and welding school graduatesPaid
2021-02Human ServicesSurrey Crime Prevention Society (Major Transit Points in Surrey) - WAVE applicants onlyCommunity Safety/Traffic Safety Program VolunteerScan vehicles, report on illegal dumping, graffiti, concerns at major transit hubs Record speed of vehicles, distracted drivers.Unpaid
2021-03TeachingSylvan Learning Centre (Willowbrook) - WAVE applicants onlyEducation AssistantGreet and welcome students, assist students in Gr 1 – 3 with Early Literacy Program and/or Math (under supervision & guidance of teacher), Teach early Math (Gr 1 – 5) in a small group using assigned workbookUnpaid
2021-04Trades & TechnologyBC Greenhouses (South Langley - 190th and 39th) - WAVE applicants onlyProduction Worker (long-term growth potential)Help build residential greenhouses to be shipped using a variety of power tools.
Very supportive company seeking an employee with honesty, integrity, and great attention to detail. Ability to use a tape measure a must!
Paid
2021-06Fine Arts, Design & MediaCanadian Museum of Flight (Murrayville) - WAVE applicants onlyVideo Production SupportSupport the operation with videos for advertising on the website, provide videos for exhibits, film inside of planesUnpaid
2021-07Business & Applied BusinessCanadian Museum of Flight (Murrayville) - WAVE applicants onlyWeb Design/Marketing/Sales AssistantLooking for a student with expertise in enhancing the organization's web page, work with staff to build an online store (e-commerce)Unpaid
2021-08Business & Applied BusinessCanadian Museum of Flight (Murrayville) - WAVE applicants onlyPhotos Collection ManagementWork under a mentor to help with maintaining and collecting photos for the museumUnpaid
2021-11Trades & TechnologySentinel Electric (Langley - travel required) - WAVE applicants onlyElectrical Apprentice/Electrical AssistantEntry-level electrical support working in a team doing rough wire and finish on new and renovated residential homes.

Drivers license and vehicle required*
Paid
2021-12Health & Human ServicesThe Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy (Langley Township) - WAVE applicants onlyPharmacy AssistantJob shadowing -- greet customers, count medications, check expiry dates and maintain prescription records, organize stock, help with till and cashing outUnpaid
2021-13Health & Human ServicesShoppers Drug Mart Pharmacy (200th & 63) - WAVE applicants onlyPharmacy AssistantJob shadowing, counting medication, assisting pharmacy technicians as required, shelving of productUnpaid to potentially lead to paid
2021-14RetailShoppers Drug Mart (200th & 63) - WAVE applicants onlySales Floor/Stock ClerkCommunicate with the public, help with stocking shelves, check stock and product datesUnpaid to potentially lead to paid
2021-17Trades and TechnologySD35 Career Education Department - WAVE applicants onlyVideo EditorEditing raw footage from interviews into short clips that can be posted to YouTube, website and social media. Virtual placement.Unpaid
2021-22Health & BeautyEddie & Ev (Coquitlam) - WAVE applicants onlySalon AssistantAnswer phones, welcome clients and visitors to the salon, prepare stylist carts/trolleys and materials for appointments, prep clients, mix color, shampooing, sanitizing, tidying up, and standing and observing
Unpaid to potentially lead to paid
2021-25Trades & TechnologyHPA Motorsports (Langley) - WAVE applicants onlyMechanic (Shadow)Shadow and learn from mechanics specializing in custom buildsUnpaid
2021-26Trades & TechnologyHPA Motorsports (Langley) - WAVE applicants onlyMetal Fabrication/Welding/or MillwrightShadow our trades experts and learn from them as they work on special custom projectsUnpaid
2021-27MarketingHPA Motorsports (Langley) - WAVE applicants onlyMarketing/Design or Video CreationWork with our marketing team to help with special projectsUnpaid
2022-29Food & Hospitality ServicesRicky's All Day Grill / Famoso Italian Pizzeria (Willowbrook) - WAVE applicants onlyHostBussing tables, cleaning tables, providing non-alcoholic beverages to customers.Unpaid to potentially lead to paid
2022-32Food & Hospitality ServicesLa Focacceria Artisan Bakery (Fort Langley) - WAVE applicants onlyProduction/Bakery AssistantLooking for a student to help with the prep and production of basic bakery goods and stocking of the freezer.

Will be helping to make dough, sheet dough, shape dough, and crimp/fill tarts.

*Must be double vaccinated in order to work in this environment.
Paid Part-time (weekends)
2022-33Trades & TechnologyKymar Gutters (Langley) - Accepting SD35 applicantsConstruction Labourer or Gutter Installer Helper (1 position remaining)Meet 7:30AM at the shop, help load materials for the day, travel with crews to the job site. Assess the safety of the site, remove old gutters and downpipes, fabricate new ones on site and install them. Do a thorough clean-up to return site to original condition, return back to the shop.

Note: Heavy lifting and working at heights involved.

*Opportunity for growth and a long-term career
Paid (Flexible - Pro-D's, Saturdays, Summer)
2022-36Food & Hospitality ServicesCanlan Sports - Wild Wings Restaurant (Langley) - Accepting SD35 applicantsKitchen Helper (4 positions available)All training provided to students who are interested in working in a restaurant environment and can bring a great attitude! Students will help with prep, washing, and be part of a great team environment.

All staff get free use of facilities (skating, hockey etc).
Paid (evenings and weekends)
2022-37Food & Hospitality ServicesTriple O's Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre - Ten Foot Sports and Entertainment (Aldergrove) - Accepting SD35 applicantsTeam Member (3 positions)Cooking, customer service, cleaning, stocking (trained in all areas).

Entry level & willing to get first aid certified.
Paid (Seasonal Full-time hours available for the water park)
2022-39Trades & TechnologyTerracana Foundation Solutions (Various Sites in lower mainland - Work sites in Langley (near 220 & 56 ave) - WAVE applicants onlyCrew Member (3 positions)Installation of sheet piles, H-piles, screw piles, micropiles, record keeping of installations

Punctual and reliable, proficient in English, comfortable working outdoors, comfortable with manual labour
Paid (Summer full-time)
2022-40Fitness and RecreationPedalheads (Langley - Alex Hope Elementary)
- WAVE students only
Bike Instructor (10 positions)Teach biking skills to groups of 4-6 kids, care for kids between the ages of 2.5 to 12, get kids riding without training wheels and taking kids on bike rides, playing fun games with the kids, keeping kids safe and accounted for, talking to parents and providing progress updates, completing report cards

List of Mandatory Requirements:
- Turning 16 in the calendar year to apply for this position
- Have a working bike and helmet
- A Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification (you do not need to have this when you apply but you will need it when you begin working)
- You must be double vaccinated when you begin working with us over the summer
- Available to work 7-8 weeks of the summer or able commit to taking a maximum of 2 weeks off.
Paid (Summer Monday-Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM).
2022-41Fitness and RecreationPedalheads (White Rock Trail - H.T Thrift Elementary) - WAVE students onlyTrail Instructor (6 positions)Teaching trail-biking skills, taking groups of up to 10 kids on bike rides in the trails with one other instructor, keeping kids safe and accounted for, administering first aid when necessary, communicating with and providing constant progress updates to parents, completing report cards

List of Mandatory Requirements
- Turning 17 in the calendar year to apply for this position
- Have a working bike and helmet
- Familiar with basic mountain biking skills
- Knowledge of the local trail networks (or willingness to learn)
- A Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification (you do not need to have this when you apply but you will need it when you begin working)
- You must be double vaccinated when you begin working with us over the summer
- Available to work 7-8 weeks of the summer or able commit to taking a maximum of 2 weeks off.
Paid (Summer - Monday-Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
2022-42Hospitality FoodsVeronica's Gourmet Perogies (Aldergrove) - Accepting SD35 applicantsHelper (3 positions)Packaging: Assisting the shipping and packaging department
Prep kitchen help: Assisting the kitchen with prep and cleaning
Cleaning: Assisting with cleaning - such as washing floors, freezers, fridges, organizing products ensuring items are placed properly, filled, taking out garbage

* Must have a caring attitude, enjoy working in an environment of food and customers, this is a labor intensive job, lots of standing, repetitive work and must take direction of what is needed.

Paid (start ASAP)

Must be able to work weekends.
* Hours will be determined : Shifts can be anywhere from 7 am - 3pm 9 am - 5 pm 10 am - 5:30 pm
2022-43Hospitality FoodsEvans Lake Forest Education Society (Squamish, BC) - WAVE applicants onlyKitchen Helper (3 positions)Assist the cooks with day-to-day operation of the kitchen and dining hall, assist with food prep and plating of meals and snacks, washing of dishes, fill and maintain supplies, cleaning up kitchen and garbage and recycling

Responsible and reliable.

Clear criminal record check.
Paid (Summer)

Part time and full-time positions available. On-site housing included with complimentary meals when groups are at camp.
2022-44Trades & TechnologyVertec Communications (Maple Ridge - travel to the main office, then travel with the crew in a truck) - WAVE applicants onlyJunior Aerial Technician (2 positions)Come help build towers for Rogers & Telus!

Responsible for assisting in construction, erection, and maintenance/repair of towers and rooftop base stations. The Aerial Technician reports directly to the Construction Manager and takes direction from both the CM and the foreman in charge of the project. All training will be provided for the successful applicant. Although prior experience and/or a construction background would be considered an asset, neither are necessary.
Paid (Monday-Friday, occasional weekends)

Looking for Grade 12 students to work summer and beyond)
2022-45Trades & TechnologyDriving Force (Langley) - WAVE applicants onlyDetailerAssist with completing vehicle condition reports, assist with washing and cleaning interior and exterior of vehicles, and assist with customer needs.

Professional development opportunities, and positive work environment with strong leadership.
Unpaid (part-time or full-time)
2022-46Trades & TechnologyOgden Contracting (Various sites in Langley, South Surrey, Abbotsford) - WAVE applicants onlyEntry Level Carpenter (2 positions)

Apprenticeship opportunities available.
Assist with site clean up, packing lumber, nailing material, cutting blocks, and pouring concrete.

Drivers license or reliable transportation required to travel to various sites.
Paid (part-time or full-time, summer (and beyond if able)

Hours are 7:00AM-3:30PM.
2022-47Trades & TechnologyGreater Vancouver Powersports (Langley Location) - For WAVE applicants onlyYard Attendant - (2 positions)We are looking for 1-2 yard attendants. There is room for growth, and we will train the applicants on how to operate our equipment and license them on forklifts. We offer great perks including benefit packages and we also offer demo vehicles for employees (with valid licensing and training). The opportunities offer starting immediately, and we can even offer the possibility of assisting with schooling and licensing for motorcycles & boats. This is a great roll for the candidate to learn about the industry and develop communication and organizational skills. We’ve had several people from this position grow into technicians and work into other parts of the industry.Paid
2022-48Trades & TechnologyGreater Vancouver Powersports (Langley & Chilliwack) - for WAVE applicants onlyTechnician - (1 position)We can take on apprentice techs, and we will provide training. We are able to take applications for both locations for this position. The more experience the better, but we will have the candidate shadowing our Master Technicians with decades in the business. It’s an awesome opportunity to get their feet wet and see what the job entails, and also learn about other facets of the industry.Paid
  • Apply for WAVE Board Posting

    SD35 students can apply to positions with employers using the form below. Discuss your application with your Career Advisor and/or WAVE teacher before submitting. Their approval is required before applications are sent employers.

  • Employers: Want to post a paid or unpaid position on the WAVE Board?

    Please complete the form below and we’ll be in touch!

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  • How the WAVE Board works (for students enrolled in WAVE)

    1. SD35 student applies to WAVE Board posting
    2. SD35 student’s Career Advisor and WAVE teacher are contacted to confirm
      1. SD35 student is ready to apply for the position
        1. Enrolled in WAVE
        2. Has completed WAVE Student Guide/Workplace Safety Training
      2. Application is ready to forward to the employer
    3. Application is sent to the employer
    4. Employer chooses to:
      1. Interview the SD35 student
      2. Not interview the SD35 student
    5. Employer chooses to:
      1. Offer SD35 student a WAVE placement
      2. Not offer SD35 student a WAVE placement
  • How the WAVE Board works (for students not enrolled in WAVE)

    1. SD35 student applies to WAVE Board posting
    2. Application is forwarded to the student’s Career Advisor
    3. Career Advisor confirms with SD35 Career Education Department if:
      1. Application is ready to forward to the Employer
      2. Application needs to be revised and resubmitted
    4. Application is sent to the employer
    5. Employer chooses to:
      1. Interview the student
      2. Not interview the student
    6. Employer chooses to:
      1. Offer student a position
      2. Not offer student a position
  • How the WAVE Board works (for employers)

    1. Employer contacts SD35 Career Ed with opportunities for SD35 students
    2. SD35 Career Ed ensures employer meet SD35 and Ministry of Education requirements and understands the WAVE course
      1. Only employers who are willing to accept WAVE students and complete the required documentation to create a placement will be posted to the WAVE Board
    3. Information on position is collected and posted to the WAVE Board
    4. Student applications will be screened by Career Advisors before being forwarded to the employer
    5. Employer chooses to:
      1. Interview the student
      2. Not interview the student
    6. Employer chooses to:
      1. Offer student a position
        1. Please notify SD35 Career Ed if a placement will be provided
        2. Please notify SD35 if the placement should remain open to applicants or closed
      2. Not offer student a position