Breaking News - Canada Student Services Grant - is now Live
Check out iwanttohelp.org for full details!
This program offers grade 12 students who are starting any full or part time post-secondary studies in September 2020 (AND any CURRENT post-secondary student or recent post-secondary graduate) to serve their communities and receive up to $5000 in grant funds from the Canadian government.
The minimum requirement is 100 hours of volunteer work between now and September 15, 2020 in order to receive a $1000 grant!
These hours can be done all at once or spread out through the summer.
There are also grants available for non-profit organizations who would like to jump on board and provide opportunities for our students this summer.
Please contact your Career Practitioner Christina Bazell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 403-682-9711 to receive your registration code and gain more information about this program for summer 2020.
COVID 19 - update of services
With the new safety measures of social distancing, my services have shifted to an online delivery.
- Connection via Google Hangout or Google Meet
- Call or text 403-682-9711,
- Email email@example.com
Scholarships and updates will be sent to students through their indicated preferred email accounts.
Please stay safe everyone,
Christina Bazell, BA. MEd
Exploring Career Options
XELLO- Every student has access through their Google account - click on the waffle and scroll down to the Xello icon
Alis Alberta - Get to know yourself and explore careers
Education Planner - Self-assessments and exploration
Spark Path Activities - Not available during COVID 19
Personality Assessments - Book a virtual appointment
- An extensive list of funding options and opportunities - Click Here
- Matthew Halton Scholarships 101 Booklet - Click Here
- Rutherford Scholarship - Click Here
- Pincher Creek Lions, $1000 - May 1 (this link is for the provincial application, please note that the application needs to be submitted to the local club in May, not September)
- Glen Keeley Memorial $2000- Aug 1
- Crowsnest - Pincher Creek Landfill: Environmental Science & Technology, $1000- Sept 1
Livingstone Range School Division Scholarships
All are due May 15th
- Dr. Lloyd Cavers Scholarship - School-based Nomination, $200 for nominees and $1000 for the division winner
See your schools Career Practitioner for applications - These have been sent to all current grade 12 students
Student Loans and Lines of Credit
Alberta Student Aid, Loan information and Applications - Details
Student Line of Credit
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada provides a detailed description of a student line of credit - Details
Contact your local bank or credit union for student loan/line of credit details
Dual Credit Options
Offering the Dual Credit Program compliments the Livingstone Range School Division Priorities:
- Providing quality education to rural students in a dynamic learning environment.
- Consistent delivery of high-quality programming and teaching that is responsive to diverse student needs and interests in an inclusive environment.
- Dual Credit programming will support the preparation of students for success after high school.
Each dual credit program presents different opportunities and experiences. “Dual Credit” allows for students enrolled in these programs to receive High School credits toward graduation, and credit in College or University programs. At a limited charge to students, courses may be offered at a high school, at the University or College, online or a combination of both.
Trades and Apprenticeships
Alberta Industry Trades Information This is the home page for Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training and contains information about the process to become a Journey person in Alberta. You can start on this path in high school!
Trade Entrance Requirements (Alberta Apprenticeship & Industry Training)
Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) brochure This brochure outlines the process where students in high school can begin their apprenticeship career.
Trades and Occupations list A comprehensive list of Alberta's Registered trades, complete with career profile information for each trade.
Trades specific scholarships As a trades person, you are eligible for thousands of dollars in scholarships! Here is the link from the government website.
Green Certificate Agriculture Training The Green Certificate Program is an industry driven agricultural training program. Its apprenticeship style of delivery insures that participants learn through actively performing the skills required. This means learning, hands-on, out in the barn, field, greenhouse or corral and getting dirty!
John Taylor - Off-campus Coordinator Set up a meeting with our local off-campus coordinator to find out about opportunities for apprenticeship, work experience and volunteer credits. Students in Grades 10-12 can earn up to 5 credits a year (15 Total). Talk with John to learn more!
Canadian Public Post Secondary Institutions
Canadian Adventures and Opportunities
|Rotary Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp||
RAYEC is a week-long camp that takes place every August for youth ages 13- 15 who are interested in learning about business and entrepreneurship. The main focus of this camp is to educate youth about marketing, advertising, preparing a cash-flow statement and writing a business plan. Campers set up their own businesses and use real money which they borrow from actual bankers. The last day is “Business Day” at the camp, where campers have the opportunity to open and operate their businesses. The youth also get to participate in many fun recreational activities throughout their week at camp.
|Encounters with Canada||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.|
|The Duke Edinburgh’s International Award||An internationally recognized program for young people, building their skills to equip them for life and work. By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in their development.|
|Katimavik||Katimavik aims to help youth become engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada. We do this through the development of 21st century skills, experiential learning, and civic engagement.|
Important: Livingstone Range School Division neither screens nor endorses external opportunities, practices, products, or services. As data is subject to change at the discretion of each company, information has not been verified and Livingstone Range School Division cannot be held responsible for any inconsistencies or errors. Livingstone Range School Division does not warrant the legitimacy of any of the information in the posting, including the company and the position itself. It is the responsibility of each applicant to review and research each employment opportunity prior to applying.
International Adventures and Opportunities
Whether you are looking to travel, volunteer or study internationally, this is the link for you!
Learning clicks provides so great opportunities and details http://learningclicks.alberta.ca/resources/travel-opportunities-for-students/