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Student Off-Campus Opportunities
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METROPOLITAN PERFORMING ARTS
Gain connections, strong skills and real life experiences to add to your overall education. www.metropaa.org exec.director@metropaa.org (360)975-1585
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.
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.

Washington Trails Association
Promotes and protects hiking trails through education, advocacy and volunteer trail maintenance. Get outdoors and engage in trail stewardship.
Vancouver-Clark Parks & Recreation Volunteer Program
Check out these volunteer opportunities through Vancouver-Clark Parks & Recreation.
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!
Vancouver Elks Lodge Volunteer Request
Great volunteer opportunity for high school students. Bring a friend and have a great time. A variety of opportunities are available including helping with Nightmare on Elk Street-Haunted House (lots of help is needed for this project), Car Show, Easter Egg Hunt, Food Boxes, Hoop Shoot, Bingo for the Veterans plus more! See the College and Career Center for more information.  
Community VolunTOUR
The City of Vancouver invites you to participate in the new Community VolunTOUR Passport Program! Visit our most historic and unique parks and public spaces in partnership with the Clark County Parks Department. Tour topics include history, invasive species identification, tree planting, vegetable harvesting, and much more. See the website for more information.
Clark County Public Works Volunteer Program

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
IBEX Roof
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 at least one year of working with customers, check them out!
HotShots Youth Sports Needs Referees
Basketball officials are needed for this growing league. Games are held Friday nights and Saturdays from October through May. You will receive structured training by experienced basketball officials, access to current NFHS basketball rules, flexible scheduling and competitive pay (based on experience).
Evergreen Animal Hospital Kennel Technician
Seeking a part-time kennel technician to join our team! Great job for people interested in the veterinary field!
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.
Jim Parsley Community Center Life Guards
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 www.vansd.org (classified positions). Registration deadline is October 10. Shallow Water (5ft.) Certification is October 13-15, 2017. Please call 360 313-4953 with any questions. 

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: www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Administration/PageProgram/
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.