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.

 OccupationEmployer Name/LocationPositionDutiesPaid/Unpaid
2022-01Trades & TechnologyK-Line Trailers (Langley-Aldergrove) - Accepting SD35 applicantsMetal Fabrication/Shop HelperShop cleanup, material handling, inventory reporting, helping in the Component Department Fabrication shop 7-3:30 availability preferredPaid
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
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
2021-04Trades & TechnologyBC Greenhouses (South Langley - 190th and 39th) - WAVE applicants onlyProduction WorkerSupportive company seeking a student who is willing to learn. Ability to use a tape measure a must!
Flexible hours 3:30-10pm (any time after school Monday- Thursday)
Paid $19.50/hr
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
2021-13Health & 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
2021-17Trades 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
2021-25Trades & 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
2022-32Food & 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
2022-33Trades & 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)
2022-39Trades & 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
Paid (Summer full-time)
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- 56Fitness and RecreationValley Therapeutic Equestrian AssociationHorse 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
Volunteer
  • 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