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Our faculty has three departments:
Adventures Studies, Culinary Arts and Tourism Management

Tourism Job and Volunteer Opportunities

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2020 Kamloops Bridal Fair 

Volunteer Coordinator

and Marketing Coordinatory 

 

We offer a $700 honorarium for the work tht the student do for this event

Applications are due October 15th:

With Subject line of "Bridal Fair Volunteer Coordinator Application" or "Bridal Fair Marketing Coordinator Application"

Contact: Jenn & Carrie, Bridal Fair Coordinators, TRU Conference Centre, email bridalfair@tru.ca

Be Teased, Kamloops

Food and Beverage Manager 

Preferable full-time - but would accommodate a part-time student  

Expectations and Job Description:

Scheduling / labour cost for food orders & monthly specials / weekly inventory / food cost / maintenance & on-going control of cleanliness / quality control & presentation / delegating prep / send staff home when not needed 

Send CV with covering letter to:

beteased123@gmail.com, or call Sharon at 250.572.5753 

Wells Gray Tours - Kamloops 

Operations Coordinator: Cruise & Air 

Start 

immediately

Starting salary $2990/mth 

Permanent full-time

Person will specialize in arranging flights and cruises for our groups, also handle many other Operations tasks

Contact: Roland Neave, roland@wellsgraytours.com, 250.374.0831 (ext. 104) 

 

Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Music Festival 

Social Media Ambassadors & Content Creators and Box Office Associates 

August 15 - 18 

The Salmon Arm RootsandBlues Music Festival is proud to partner with Thompson Rivers Student Union to offer 4 TRU Students the opportunity to work with us during the festival. Each student will receive a $500 honorarium, a four-day pass, a t-shirt, vendor bucks and volunteer camping. In exchange, each student would be expected to work a minimum of 32 hours for the festival and be on the grounds August 15 - 18th. Proof of registration to TRU will be a requirement.

Interested applicants please send a resume, a short cover letter on why you want to work with the RootsandBlues and any related work to media@rootsandblues.ca before July 31st, 2019.

Tourism Kamloops 

Volunteer - Event Ambassador 

Location: Riverside Park 

Shift Requirements: Volunteers are required to sign up for a min. of 20 hrs. per calendar year / shifts are 4 hrs in length unless otherwise posted

Tourism Kamloops is committed to a culture of diversity and encourages volunteers of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, and walks of life to apply / please send your resume, availability, and any accessibility considerations to the Visitor + Stakeholder Liaison at angie@tourismkamloops.com 

Kamloops Ribfest  

5 Volunteer positions 

 

 

Contact: Angie Halas, Tourism Kamloops

angie@tourismkamloops.com / C 250.819.5762 

Walnut Beach Resort Osoyoos

Pointe 49degree Kitchen & Bar - First Cook

 

First Cook - assists the Sous Chef in all aspects of food preparation / leads team members & may assign duties as needed / performs more complex culinary tasks & interprets recipes & makes adjustments as needed

Education & Experience: 1 year satisfactory cooking experience req'd (2-3 yrs preferred / culinary degree or directly related experience preferred

Contact: Courtney Fossett, Food & Beverage Manager & Sales & Event Coordinatory / cell 250.487.8493

Planet Bee Honey Farm Vernon 

Customer service rep 

May 1 - middle of Oct, 2019 

 

They are looking for a customer service rep who can also lead tours for international tour groups.

Contact: Olivia Nowek, Sales & Marketing Manager, Planet Bee Honey Farm & Honeymoon Meadery

olivia@planetbee.com / phone 250.542.8088 

Parkinson Society BC 

Volunteer community Walk Organizer in Kamloops 

Present - Sept 30/19 

 

If you are interesting in this volunteer position please contact Betty Hum, Resource Development Officer, at bhum@parkinson.bc.ca or 1.800.668.3330.

Shambhala Music Festival Salmo BC

Staff & volunteers wanted 

August 9-12, 2019 

2-3-4 Week contracts available in our  crew ditchen - paid staff opportunities require canadidates who are willing to work one shift per day (either days or nights) during the festival.  Maost positions start/end in the first dew weekd of August

We are currently hiring for the following staff positions:

Crew Kitchen Cooks / Catering Coordinators /Catering Food Truck Drives / F&B Cashiers / F&B Outlet Managers / F&B Shift Supervisors / F&B Outlet Cooks / F&B Front End Attendands

Volunteer Opportunities Include:

Volunteer Catering Assistant / Dishes & Prep Volunteer / Post-Show Kitchen Pre & Clean-up

Interested applicants can email hr@shambhalamusicfestival.com or apply online

www.shambhalamusicfestival.com/get-involved/join-the-crew

Tree Top Flyers at  Chase Canyon 

Zipline Guide 

Start date - early May 

Qualifications:

Experience in the guest service industry is an asset / A demonstrated passion for the outdoors / Proven ability to make sound judgments and important decisions / Exceptional organization and time management skills

Enthusiasm to be part of a team and help shape the company culture / Confidence and strong interpersonal skills / Level 1 First Aid Certificate. (May be taken after hiring, but must be completed before you begin
work) / Must have reliable transportation to Chase, BC. Approx. 35 minutes from Kamloops / The ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

 

 

To apply for current positions please email a

resume and cover letter describing yourself

and why your interested in joining the

Treetop Flyers team.

Email applications to: info@treetopflyers.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest,

however only those selected for an interview

will be contacted.

 

Tree Top Flyers at Chase Canyon 

Operations Manager / Lead Guide 

Start date - early May 

 What we’re looking for:
You are a motivating leader but also know how to provide timely coaching and feedback
• You are detail oriented, organized, and able to create and maintain records and documents
• You are a strong communicator and confident in face to face, phone, and email interactions
• You can convert great ideas into reality by taking initiative and finding ways to get things
done. Plus you aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty.
•    You radiate positivity and thrive in a fast-paced work environment

 

What you’ll be doing:
•    Preseason set up and ongoing upkeep and improvements / •    Overseeing inspections and maintenance of zipline system and equipment / •    Responsible for ongoing guide training in safety, rescue, and first aid / •    Managing radio inventory, first aid supplies, and vehicle fleet / •    Collaborating with management team for marketing, sales, and special events / •    Assisting in all aspects of office sales including photos, merchandise, and packages / •    Responsible for incident reports and weekly health and safety audits / •    Leading guide team and ensuring highest level of guest service / •    At times guiding, driving, and working in the office / •    Weekly updates and reports to owners

Qualifications:
•    Minimum level 1 first aid, additional training a bonus / •    Class 4 drivers license (may be acquired after hiring) / •    Reliable transportation to Chase BC, approx 35 minutes from Kamloops

Hours, Training, benefits:

• Hourly wage and flexible schedule in May and June with salary in the busy summer operating season / •     All training done in house / •    As a seasonal business we expect the successful candidate to not require time off in July or August

Please send your resume and cover letter to justin@treetopflyers.ca

Tree Top Flyers at Chase Canyon

Sales and Office Manager 

Start date - early May 

What we’re looking for:

You are a strong communicator and confident in face to face, phone, and email interactions / You take initiative and go the extra mile to create meaningful relationships with guests, businesses, and community partners / You are detail oriented, organized, and able to create and maintain reports and records / You can lead a team by example and provide timely feedback and motivation to coworkers when needed / You radiate positivity and thrive in a fast-paced work environment

Qualifications

•    Minimum level 1 first aid, additional training a bonus
•    Class 4 drivers license a desired asset (may be acquired after hiring)
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
•    Reliable transportation to Chase BC, approx. 35 minutes from Kamloops

Hours, Training, Benefits

• Hourly wage and flexible schedule in May and June with salary in the busy summer operating season
•  All training done in house
• As a seasonal business we expect the successful candidate to not require time off in July or
August

Please send your resume and cover letter to justin@treetopflyers.ca

JackPine Paddle Yellowknife NWT

Base Manager 

May 6 - Aug 31, 2019

Possible extension to Sept 30th, 2019 

Flexible start/end date for the right candidate / $1000/wk salary / 40 hrs/wk / 17 weeks with 4 weeks possible extention / overtime may be required in evenings/weekends and paid out in-lieu time / long days are required when on paddling trips in cold, windy, wet conditions. 

Please submit your resume/outdoor experience CV to info@jackpinepaddle.com by Mar 31, 2019.  Selected candidates will be contacted for an in-person or telephone interview.

Job description:  

https://jackpinepaddle.com/base-manager/

TRU ADVG4130 Field School 

 

 

 

Trails to Reconciliation Field School

Contact Craig Campbell - ccampbell@tru.ca - deatdline April 1st, 2019 

66 Nord 

Trainee for 6 months from March 2019 

 

1. Assist the DMC Manager

2. Product Assistant 

Profile :
o A good level of French and English is  required
o Rigorous, autonomous, dynamic and  responsible
o You must be comfortable with computers (Excel)
o You must be organized, resourceful and practice outdoor activities


Conditions :
o Internship located in Lyon, 35H /  Week
o Compensation : 577 € /  month

If you are interested, please send your application (CV and cover letter) to the following address:
elodie@66nord.com

Tourism Kamloops 

Visitor Experience ambassador 

Summer employment

May 1 - Sept 2, 2019 

Full time 30-40 hrs/wk

Possibility of part-time work 15-30 hrs/week

Wage $15/hour

Job posting is:   

https://www.tourismkamloops.com/aboutus/careers/

Please submit a cover letter and your resume to:

angie@tourismkamloops.com  

 

Oyama Zipline Adventure Park 

 

Located half way between Vernon & Kelown

Zipline Course Manager

Full-time 

Zipline Course Manager

Assets should include:

. Previous guiding, climbing, and or eco-tourism experience / . Experience organizing, motivating and evaluating staff / . Ability to work independently as well as part of a team / . Demonstrate a professional approach to customer service and empoyee management / . Strong organizational, time management, verbal and written skills / . Ability to resolve conflict and work under pressure / . Understanding of and ability to follow risk management plans and safety protcol / . Ability to complete physically demanding work outdoors in a range of weather conditions

Guide positions are also available.

For a complete job dewcription, additional information or to apply for this position please forward your resume and cover letter to Human Resources: jobs@oyamazipline.com  

Oyama Zipline Adventure Park 

Located half way between Vernon & Kelown

Aerial Park Manager

Mid April to mid October

Full-time

Aerial Park Manager 

Applicants must have:

. Leadership / management experience / . Demonstrated HR skills / . A dynamic, energic personality / . Experience in the Tourism Industry

Details at www.ClimbJumpPlay.com

Please forward your resume and cover letter to jobs@oyamazipline.com 

SkyTrek Adventure Park

Part-time & full-time Adventure Guides for 2019 season

 

 

. Customer service experience  & are comfortable workin gin heights

. Are authorized to work in Canada

. Have reliable transportation or are open to utilizing our carpool system 

Wage #17-$18/hour

If you think you're a good fit for this position; please email jenna@skytrek.ca with an application request. 

Tony's DJ Service & Video Production 

Office Coordinator

Handles all office related functions and responsibilities. 

Part-time

$12/hour to start

Responsibilities:

  • Consulting and booking clients

  • Answering emails and phone calls

  • Maintaining social media accounts, promoting and strengthening company image

  • Communicating with website designer to make improvements and changes

  • Ripping CDs

  • Updating inventory of music

  • Developing promotional material

  • Preparing credit card statements

  • Attending bridal fairs as needed

  • Filing

  • Other office duties as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in English; oral and written communication in English

  • Knowledge of social media including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Google + and Pinterest

  • Microsoft Office skills

  • General knowledge of music and technology

  • Self-motivated

  • Attention to detail

  • Punctual and reliable

  • Problem solving

 

Please apply with your resume to tonysdj@telus.net. We thank everyone for applying but only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Canadian Outback Rafting Co. 

Reservations Coordinator (Squamish BC) 

 

 

 

Canadian Outback Rafting Company (Squamish, BC) has been operating adventures in the Sea to Sky Region since 1992. We are looking for motivated, energetic and outgoing Reservations Coordinators for the 2019 season.

 

Our reservations office is open from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Sunday, with extended hours until 8:00 pm in peak season. Training will begin early April (flexible) and candidates must be able to work evenings and weekends. Hours will vary month to month (part time hours offered in April, May, and September / full time hours offered during June, July, and August).

 

 

Compensation: Hourly wage based on experience.

Reports to: Sales & Marketing Manager

Contract from: April – September 30, 2019 (flexible)

Available Positions: 4

To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and professional references to MJ Blanchet at mjblanchet@canadianoutbackrafting.com.

Thank you for your interest in working with us. Note that due to the volume of applications we receive, only successful candidates will be contacted

 

Sea to Sky Meeting & Association Management Inc.

Project Assistant 

and

Project Coordinator

for Conference and Association Management

Full-time

Reporting to the Project Manager and Project Director, the Project Assistant will coordinate and assist Sea to Sky’s Project Managers and Directors with the management of associations, and also with conferences and events and administration duties.

Reporting to the Project Manager and Project Director, the Project Coordinator will coordinate and assist Sea to Sky’s Project Managers and Directors with the management of associations, and also with conferences and events and administration duties.

 

 

Flexible and long hours are occasionally required, leading up to an event and/or meeting. Travel may be involved if the meetings take place outside of Vancouver. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. Benefits package provided.

Must have a college or university degree (or industry equivalent) with at least 3 years of relevant

experience working at the coordinator level with above average computer skills.

A team player who delivers the highest possible standards in terms of work quality and customer service.

A detail oriented effective communicator who provides accurate and timely responsiveness to enquires, requests and deadlines.

A second language (French preferred) is an advantage.

 

TO APPLY:

 

Please submit your resume to Sarah Lowis at sarah@seatoskymeetings.com. We thank in advance all those who apply. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

Kamloops Sport Council 

Administrative Assistant 

Full-time based on a 40 hour work week

Hourly wage range between $15-$18 per hour based on experience. 

The Administrative Assistant supports the office through a variety of tasks that may include data entry, reception duties, and customer service. This position will report directly to the Sport and Events Supervisor.

Who We Are:

 The Kamloops Sports Council is a unified sport advocacy group that promotes communication, development, education and participation of sport in the greater Kamloops area. We are a not for profit society governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Vision for the Kamloops Sports Council: Committed to excellence in sport management through leadership, mentoring, and partnerships. We have over 80 local sport organizations that are members of the Kamloops Sports Council.

Contact:

Duncan Olthuis Executive Director Kamloops Sports Council www.kamloopssportscouncil.com 1550 Island Parkway Kamloops, B.C 250-828-3822

 

Tourism Kamloops  

Marketing & Research Analyst 

Full-time permanent

 As Marketing & Research Analyst, you’ll help Tourism Kamloops focus our resources on the right opportunities, position our offering and run more effective campaigns. You’ll have experience in both data analysis and market research. 

With a passion for data, you’ll create dashboards, reports, analyses and make actionable recommendations. This position will lead several collaborative projects with internal and external stakeholders. You’ll work closely with members of the digital marketing team to provide insights into the performance of digital marketing. Working with senior staff, you’ll develop organization reports for stakeholders and board members. With support from external consultants, you’ll develop and execute market research plans. Working with our business development team, you’ll source data sets for sales activities. 

Please send your application to:

amy@tourismkamloops.com

Tourism Kamloops  

Visitor Experience Ambassador

May 1st - Sept 1st, 2019

Full time 30-40 hours/week

Possibility of part=time 15-30  hours/week

Wage $15.00/hour

We're hiring local Visitor Experience Ambassadors who are passionate about Kamloops. Do you love to engage with people? Do you have a passion for getting out and exploring our trails and attending local festivals"  If so, we invite you to apply to join our team at the Kamloops Visitor Centre.

Please submit a cover letter and your resume to angie@tourismkamloops.com - email subject line Summer Employment.

PCMA Event

 

 

 SAVE THE DATE - Friday March 29th

An event for Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism

 

Sky Trek Adventure Park 

30km west of Revelstoke

Hiring part-time & full-time guides for the 2019 season 

 

The positions start in mid-May 2019 and has the potential to go to the beginning of October 2019. Carpooling is an option and encouraged, but having your own backup means of transport is a plus.

If you think you're a good fit for this position, please email jenna@skytrek.ca with an application request. 

Grizzli Winery West Kelowna

Wine Shop Sales Associate

Part-time, seasonal, and full-time positions are available

Current students or new graduates of the Tourism Management Program.

Loking for energetic, dependable and motiveated individuals to join out team as our Wine Shop Sales Associate.

Our associate have passion for wine, a positive attitude, and enjoy engaging with our visitors.

Please email your resume and cover letter to info@grizzliwinery.com - no phone calls please

For a copy of the Job Summary please contact Kristi Hoffman at 205@grizzliwinery.com

Vancouver Convention Centre

Check for other postings on VCC website

Full Time  

The posting can be founc on the VCC website:

www.vancouverconventioncentre.com/ careers/current-openings/key- requirements1

Tourism Jasper, AB

Travel Counsellors for Tourism Jasper

Seasonal job

Position of Travel Counsellor is working in the visitor information centre where you get to interact with visitors from all over the world - seeking individual who are personable, customer service oriented and who would be passionate above promoting Jasper

Preference will be given to candidates with some post-secondary with some post- secondary eduation in tourism, hospitality, customer and sales experience and/or related field

Contact: Fawn Furlotte, Coordinator, Visitor Information Centre, Tourism Jasper

D: 1.780.820.2150

C: 1.780.931.2076

fawn@JasperCanadianRockies.com

Aramark University of Calgary

Check their website for current career opportunities Full-time   http://www.aramark.ca/careers

Broadreach Global Educational Adventures

Broadreach is a leader in adventure and experiential education, with programs operating in over 30 countries for middle school, high school and college students.  

We are hiring Wilderness Instructors for our summer programs abroad. We are currently looking for candidates with Spanish or French skills, but English only position are also available. 

Below is a job description, but more information is available on our website:

Broadreach Website

Let us know if you have any questions.

Contact:

April Grossi | Enrollment Support Assistant

BROADREACH | Global Educational Adventures

General Info: 919.256.8200 | Direct Line: 919.256.8218

www.gobroadreach.com |

 www.gobroadreach.com/

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