Columbia River High School Career Center

Student Off-Campus Opportunities
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Clark County Sheriff's Office Explorer Post 893
Program open to youth ages 15.5-21 years old. Great program for anyone who may be looking at a career in law enforcement or corrections. Youth will learn leadership skills, teamwork, physical agility and structure. Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at the Sheriff's Office West Precinct at 505 NW 179th St., Ridgefield. Beginning at 6 pm. Questions contact Sgt. Shane Gardner at 397-2104.
Kaiser Permanente Internship Opportunities
Kaiser Permanente has summer internship opportunities available for qualified students in business and management departments and in their pharmacy organization. These are paid experiences which provide valuable on-the-job work experience. Interns develop relations with hiring managers and and apply classroom knowledge which will support career development goals.
Meals on Wheels Student Volunteer Opportunity
Meals on Wheels People is searching for volunteers for our annual Clark County Donate Dinner at 13 Albertsons/Safeway stores!This event is a great opportunity for students needing community service hours or who wish to gain community outreach, leadership and coordination experience.
Gain connections, strong skills and real life experiences to add to your overall education. (360)975-1585
Internships Available!
90-hour unpaid internships in: Video Production, Manufacturing (3D Modeling), Architecture, Retail, Child Development, Data Analysis, plus much more. Earn high school CTE credit, Must be 16+ years old, Internships are off-campus and after school. The opportunity to earn free credits at Clark College in Business Professional Self Development is available if student scores a B or better on their internship. If you are interested email the type of internship or worksite that you are interested in and you will receive more information.
Oregon Tradeswomen Summer 2020 Night & Weekend Pre-Apprenticeship Training Class
Oregon Tradeswomen's Pathways to Success program offers an 8-week, pre-apprenticeship training class to help students prepare for high-wage, high-demand construction careers. The class introduces a variety of trades through field trips, guest speakers, hands-on work days, and other training opportunities. This class is offered at no charge. Attending an Information Session is the first step to enrollment in Oregon Tradeswomen's FREE pre-apprenticeship training program. The first Information Session is Friday, February 21 at 10:00 AM. Register at Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or GED, be able to pass a drug test and be prepared to enter a career in the skilled trades upon program completion.

Washington Trails Association
Promotes and protects hiking trails through education, advocacy and volunteer trail maintenance. Get outdoors and engage in trail stewardship.
Furry Friends Volunteer Opportunity
Furry Friends wants you to volunteer helping the kitties. If you like cats and are at least 16 years old you may volunteer for Furry Friends. Check out their website!
Clark County Public Works Volunteer Program
Meals on Wheels Student Volunteer Opportunity
Meals on Wheels is searching for volunteers for the annual Clark County Donate Dinner at 13/Safeway stores. This is a great opportunity if a student needs community service hours or wishes to gain community outreach, leadership and coordination experience.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will soon be hiring part-time Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) at Portland International Airport (PDX). We are looking for committed, professional individuals to join our team working 20 hours per week, which provides a great opportunity for area residents to begin or continue a career in Federal Service. Part-time starting at $15.61 per hour Plus Benefits(Includes 20.35% Locality Pay)Full-Time Medical Benefits Available NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Minimum Requirements: 18 years of age at time of application on USAJobs U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National High school diploma, GED or equivalent English proficiency Pass a background/credit check/drug test
Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship Openings
Brick, Tile, PCC, Marble & Terrazzo Apprentice Program
Painter Apprentice Program
Washington Cement Masons Apprenticeship
Floor Covering Apprentice Program
Drywall Apprentice Program
Evco Sound and Electronics Low Voltage Apprentice Program
Plasterers Apprenticeship Opportunity
Sheet Metal Institute Apprenticeship Program
Are you ready to learn a trade? Do you have what it takes to work in extreme conditions? We are a rapidly growing roofing company based in Woodland, WA. We are looking to hire construction workers to join our team and grow with us.
Children Northwest
Children Northwest is the non-profit employee group for SW Washington Child Care Consortium and the ESD 112 Early Childhood Education and Assistance program. They operate 29 child care centers in Clark County and serve over 1800 infant through school-age children with their families. They are looking for Child Care Assistants. Many positions available.
Washington Service Corps
The WSC is an AmeriCorps project that places full-time stipend volunteers in local nonprofits, school, government agencies, and faith-based organizations across the state of Washington. Members serve for 10.5 months in programs that tutor to children, restore natural habitats, provide health and nutrition education, address financial literacy and poverty relief-just to name a few. Whatever your interests, there's an WSC AmeriCorps position for you!
Firestone Pacific Foods Summer Work
Firestone Pacific Foods is looking for individuals who want to learn and work in the warehouse/cold storage industry. Firestone Pacific Foods offers on the job training and offers overtime pay. Positions available in Forklift, Shipping and Receiving and General Production.
Charter Spectrum Customer Service Representatives
Charter is hiring for Customer Service Representatives for their inbound billing call center. If you have a diploma or GED, with 6 months of work experience (customer service experience desired, but not required) check them out!
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Now hiring in Vancouver, 8517 NE Andresen Road. Flexible Hours. Apply on line.
The Columbia Future Forge
The Columbia Future Forge is a Clark County Non-Profit program that seeks to benefit our local community by helping teens and young adults from a variety of backgrounds attain life skills and job skills through work and mentoring. The program is run by local professionals who simply believe that teenagers who hold jobs learn a great deal about who they are, what they enjoy, and how to function healthily in life.
G6 Air Park
Hiring for multiple part-time positions up to 25 hours a week. Flexible schedules for students.
Hilton Hotel Vancouver, Washington
Multiple positions opening as of May 2 in the culinary, housekeeping, engineering, front office and security areas. Benefits included.
Children Northwest Early Learning Career Opportunities
Children Northwest if the non-profit employee group for Early Learning Centers in Southwest Washington. We employ over 250 staff that work in programs that provide care for children 4 weeks to 12 years. If you want to work with children and see them grow and learn new things than we are the place for you.
Evergreen Football Officials Association
The EFOA is seeking new football officials. We officiate all levels of local competition including Clark County Youth Football (CCYF), Pop Warner, Middle School, and High School football games. You will receive rules and on-the-field training from experienced officials who want you to succeed. If you are 16 years or older you can be football official!
Vancouver Public Schools Life Guard
Interested in becoming a lifeguard but don't know where to start? Enroll in a lifeguarding class at the Jim Parsley Community Center. Vancouver Public Schools is now hiring lifeguards and other aquatics positions. Certification is required. To apply, or for more information about these jobs, call (360) 313-4995 or see Employment menu on the district web site at (classified positions). Registration on-going. Please call 360 313-4953 with any questions.
Homeland Security
Join the 2020 Census Team
Supervisory and Non-supervisory positions are available in Clark County Washington to participate in the government census taking process. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, be a U.S. Citizen, and have a valid email address.
Frito-Lay is Hiring
Frito Lay is looking for employees who are flexible, coachable, team oriented, trustworthy and have high energy levels. Applicants must be 18 year old.
Work From the Ground Up
FedEx Ground is currently hiring part-time package handler employees. Start at the Ground and work your way up. All package handlers are eligible for multiple pay increases in the first six months! Full-time and flexible schedules available in specific locations. Applicants must be 18 years of age to apply.
FedEx Now Hiring
Check out the variety of schedules and openings which FedEx is now hiring to fill.
Peterson CAT Think Big Program
Our 2-year ThinkBIG program teaches you how to service Cat equipment using cutting-edge diagnostic and maintenance systems, advanced technologies and high-tech tools. ThinkBIG combines classroom work with hands-on learning in the field and in state-of-the-art labs, so students see technologies in real-world applications—solving problems and helping Caterpillar customers get their jobs done. Graduates of ThinkBIG receive an associate's degree in applied science.
YMCA Program Instructor
Part time openings all over Clark County for Lead Program Instructor. Check out their website!

Clark College Pre-Apprenticeship Program
Prepare to work in the trades in 8 weeks. Earn certifications in First Aid, Flagging and OSHA. Learn the basics of each trade, its working conditions and salaries. Resume and job interviewing skills help included. Cost is $25 + Clark application fee. Must be 18+
Senate Page Program
The Washington State Senate has one of the finest Page programs in the country. Hundreds of students throughout Washington State have an opportunity each year to take part in the legislative process and observe the Legislature in action. For more information, visit:
Saturday Academy - Explore! Learn! Be Adventurous
Explore careers! Develop skills and interests! Saturday Academy offers adventures for the curious! The program offers hands-on classes & camps for students in grades 2 – 12 in a variety of topics. From Chemistry Experiments to Lego Physics to Photography and Backpacking Adventures, Saturday Academy has something for every student.
Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program
Our Summer Immersion Program is a free​ ​7-week introductory computer science ​program ​for​ ​10th-11th grade girls going into their junior or senior year of high school. During the 7-week program, participants​ ​learn​ about ​computer science,​ ​gain​ ​exposure​ ​to​ ​tech​ ​jobs,​ ​and​ ​join​ ​a​ sisterhood​ ​of​ ​girls​ ​who​ ​are​ ​using​ ​computer​ ​science​ ​to​ ​become​ ​change-makers.