WAVE Board

Below are the available placements SD35 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.

Posting #OccupationEmployer Name/LocationPositionDutiesPaid/Unpaid
2023-61AdminFraser Valley Chess - WAVE applicants onlyAdministrative StaffJob duties:
• Answering and directing chats, emails and phone calls.
• Scheduling and coordinating appointments or meetings.
• Maintaining and updating files, databases, and records.
2023-60Trades & TechnologyB&B Contracting - Accepting SD35 applicantsField StaffThis position is ideal for somebody who is interested in the civil construction industry. Students will be provided our Green Hard Training course through the B&B School of Construction prior to arriving on site. When assigned a site, students will be working under a foreman, taking on a variety of tasks to get a feel for the positions available. Students will begin and end the day with their crews and will become familiar with what a day looks like on a civil construction site. These positions can lead to a possible summer employment opportunity. https://www.bbcontracting.com/work-experience-opportunity/$22/hr (10 positions available) Work happens over spring break
2023- 59Trades & TechnologyB&B Contracting - Accepting SD35 applicantsOffice StaffThis position is ideal for someone who is interested in exploring civil engineering or project management as a career. This student will be assisting various positions within our Surrey headquarters. Duties will include administrative support, as well as opportunities to shadow professionals while on the job. Students should have basic computer skills, as well as be comfortable operating office equipment (with training).https://www.bbcontracting.com/work-experience-opportunity/$20/hr (2 positions available)
Work happens over spring break
2023-58TeachingCode Ninjas Langley - WAVE applicants onlyVolunteer Code Senseishifts are Weekdays 3:30PM – 7:30PM | Saturdays 10:00AM – 2:00PMVolunteer
2022-57Trades & TechnologyBc Plant Health Care Inc. - WAVE applicants onlyArborist Apprenticeavailable at least 1 or 2 full day of the weekPaid ($18-$27/hr)
2022- 56Fitness and RecreationValley Therapeutic Equestrian Association - WAVE applicants onlyHorse Handlers and Side WalkersAvailability on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school and some day shifts
Horse Handlers must have experience with horses. Side walkers do not need experience
2022-46 @Trades & 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.
2022-45Trades & 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.Unpaid (part-time or full-time)
2022-44 @Trades & 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 $21-24 must be available full time (Monday-Friday, occasional weekends)
2022-39Trades & TechnologyTerracana Foundation Solutions (Various Sites in lower mainland - Work sites in Langley (near 220 & 56 ave) - WAVE applicants onlyCrew MemberInstallation 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
2022-37 @Food & Hospitality ServicesTriple O's Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre - Accepting SD35 applicantsTeam Member (10 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)
2022-33Trades & TechnologyKymar Gutters (Langley) - Accepting SD35 applicantsConstruction Labourer or Gutter Installer Helper (1 position remaining)7:30AM Start at the shop, help load materials for the day, travel with crews to the job site. remove old gutters and downpipes, fabricate new ones on site and install them.
Note: Heavy lifting and working at heights involved.

*Opportunity for growth and a long-term career
Paid (Flexible - Pro-D's, Saturdays, Summer)
2022-32Food & Hospitality ServicesLa Focacceria Artisan Bakery (Fort Langley) - WAVE applicants onlyProduction/Bakery Assistanthelp with the prep and production of basic bakery goods and stocking of the freezer.Paid Part-time (weekends)
Daytime hours also available
2022-03TeachingSylvan 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), Math (Gr 1 – 5)Unpaid
2021-27MarketingHPA Motorsports (Langley) - WAVE applicants onlyMarketing/Design or Video CreationWork with our marketing team to help with special projectsUnpaid
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
2021-25Trades & TechnologyHPA Motorsports (Langley) - WAVE applicants onlyMechanic (Shadow)Shadow and learn from mechanics specializing in custom buildsUnpaid
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
2021-13Health & 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
2021-12Health & 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 tillUnpaid
2021-08 @Business & Applied BusinessCanadian Museum of Flight (Murrayville) - WAVE applicants onlyPhotos Collection ManagementWork under a mentor to help with maintaining and collecting photos for the museumUnpaid
2021-07 @Business & 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
2021-06 @Fine 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
2021-04Trades & TechnologyBC Greenhouses (South Langley - 190th and 39th) - WAVE applicants onlyProduction Worker , greenhouse assemblerAbility to use a tape measure and hand tools a must!
Flexible hours 3:30-10pm (any time after school Monday- Thursday)
Paid $19.50/hr
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
  • 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