August 21, 2019

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LTCES is Hiring! 

Canada Summer Jobs 2020

Program and Administrative Support Postion

Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition in the labour market.

Lake Trail Community Education Society is seeking a vibrant young worker between the ages of 15-30 to fill the role of Program and Administrative Support over the summer months. This position provides valuable work experience with a dynamic community not for profit.

Under the supervision and mentorship of the Community School Coordinator, assisting with:

  • Program development
  • Working alongside Guest Facilitators
  • Program Facilitation
  • Outreach and Promotions
  • Day to day administration
  • Liaison with community members, volunteers, and school staff

In light of Covid-19, LTCES staff and board are preparing safety measures for community programming. There will likely be a mix of small outdoor group programs in controlled environments, and online offerings.

Under the supervision and mentorship of the Community Garden Coordinator:

  • Routine garden maintenance in the Lake Trail Community School Garden

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office 
  • Social Media (Facebook / Instagram) and WordPress an asset
  • Community outreach and engagement 
  • Collection of funds and cash handling
  • Gardening, horticulture, sustainable/organic experience an asset
  • Previous Non-Profit experience a strong asset
  • A genuine interest in community building
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people (staff, volunteers, neighbours /clients)
  • Ability to multitask and work independently

As the LTCES office is in a school building with limited access due to Covid-19, candidates should have the ability to work from home as needed. Some flexibility in hours is required (to be discussed during interviews)

Hours and Compensation:

  • The position is 20 hours p/ week for 12 weeks, with a tentative start date of June 8th.
  • Compensation is $15/hour

How to Apply:

  • Please submit your resume and cover letter by May 31st to:
  • Interviews take place the week of June 1st.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest however, only those applicants who are short listed for an interview will be contacted.  

LTCES welcomes input, involvement, and support from the community. 

Join us as a member, volunteer, sponsor, donor, or facilitator.


Join the community school movement at Lake Trail!

We value the input and ideas of our community. Pick up a membership form at the LTCES office.

Garden Volunteers

Get your hands dirty!

Join our Volunteer Work Parties in the Lake Trail Community School Garden. Beginners to skilled gardeners welcome.

Salad Bar Sponsorship

Help keep our weekly Salad Bar free of charge for students by sponsoring a month of ingredients!

Discover how you can support this healthy foods program.

Salad Bar Volunteers

Experienced in the kitchen?

The salad bar team prepares and serves a weekly, nutritious meal, free of charge to Lake Trail students.


Donations in support of Lake Trail Community Education Society are gratefully accepted.

Stop by the LTCES office to donate in person. Online option coming soon.

Programming Ideas

Stay tuned for opportunities to submit your ideas online!

Until then, contact Lake Trail's Community School Coordinator:

LTCES acknowledges the following financial supporters:

Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development – BC Gaming

Vancouver Island Health Authority – Island Health Wellness Grant

School District #71

Employment and Social Development Canada – Canada Summer Jobs

Farm to Cafeteria Canada

United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island