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Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service is looking for lifeguards. Application deadline March 5, 2017 5pm www.nsls.ns.ca

Explore:  is a bursary program open to full-time Canadian students. The upcoming 2017 session will offer 7,700 students a $2,200 Explore bursary to participate in a five-week intensive French immersion program at one of 21 participating Canadian universities or colleges.  The Explore program is open to all levels of French speakers, from beginner to advanced, so previous experience with French is not necessary. It's free and easy to apply at www.myexplore.ca.  Explore runs during the summer months.  High school students can register to receive a grade 12 French Immersion credit (Cultural Experience 12). For more information about the credit, visithttps://fsl.ednet.ns.ca/sites/default/files/EXPCUL12_2pager_letterhead.pdf. 

The YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange:  is a unique national exchange program that brings together youth from various communities across the country. Participating youth, aged 16 and 17, have the opportunity to improve their second official language skills, and gain important employment experience through a work placement while on their exchange.  For more information and to register, please click on the following link: summer-work.com

Canada 150 Write it, draw it, snap it! Canada Day Challenge 2017 Celebrate your future! You could win one of three all-expenses paid trips for two to Ottawa to take part in the Canada Day activities and celebrate the 150th aniversary of Confederation on Parliament Hill in 017, and more! Deadline March 31, 2017 www.canada.ca/canada-day-challenge

Forum for Young Canadians has been Canada's premiere non-partisan, bilingual civics education program for four decades. well over 300 participants from across Canada will have the opportunity to go to Ottawa and meet with Senators, Members of Parliament, senior public servants, members of the national media and business leaders. It is an amazing opportunity for students to become more engaged in our political process as they examine the issues that affect our country during a week of exciting activities and simulations. More information: forum/ca/the-program

ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams.

Le concours Immersion Clip de l"ACPI s'adresse aux élèves d'immersion française de la 9e à la 12e année inscrits à temps plein. L'élève participant devra réaliser un vidéoclip en français sur le thème de cette année: Mon inspiration francophone! Pour s'inscrire: se rendre à l'adresse acpi.ca/councours/immersion-clip Date limite: 24 février 2017.

Nova Scotia International Student Program is looking for host families for Turkish students who will be here for 1 month (Sept. 2016). You can also host students from other countries for up to 10 months. Contact Charity Semple at csemple@hrsb.ca or 464-2000 ext.444


Coalition for Kids International Service Learning
Key elements of the 12 day Journeys for a Lifetime program for Canadian students include: Global Awareness; Appreciation; Adventure; Culture; History
Humanity; Inhumanity; Internationalism; Democracy; Current Affairs; Politics; Economics Service; Leadership; Compassion The Journeys for a Lifetime brochure can be downloaded at: http://cfki.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Journeys-for-a-Lifetime-Brochure-2016.pdf and the Coalition’s web site www.cfki.org provides further information, trip diaries, testimonials and endorsements from students, parents, educators, government officials and media.

Social Skills groups at Bridgeway locations. Runs for 6 weeks. www.turningtides.ca

Looking for volunteer opportunities in HRM, check out this website: http://www.hrmyouth.ca/volunteer/#.VHXVYsmK33g

· SPCA, Provincial Animal Shelter, 5 Scarfe Court Dartmouth, pone 902-468-7877
·St Andrews Church, Coburg Road looking for volunteers to serve Sunday suppers. 902 422 3157