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STUDENT OPPORTUNITY

Mystery shoppers wanted — ideal candidates are focused, detail-oriented communicators who follow directions well, and can keep details confidential. This is a one-time gig, and once completed successfully, the candidate and their guest will receive a meal for free. Please send your resume to alexander.kelley@feds.ca. Must love food.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

International Sustainable Development Projects – C.L.O.U.D. Projects enable you to travel to a deserving partner community around the world, immerse yourself in a new culture, and actually make a difference in the lives of others. For more information visit www.TheNWC.com or email Waterloo@TheNWC.com.

STUDENTS/landlords—DO NOT put your house items to the curb — turn unused items into CASH by visiting kwauctions.ca. 

Upcoming events

Saturday, February 21 and 22

UW Juggling Festival! Join us from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Student Life Centre for juggling workshops, games, competitions and more. Beginners and experts welcome. For more information, visit our website at hyperurl.co/uwjuggling2015, or e-mail us at uwjugglingclub@uwaterloo.ca. FREE admission!

Friday, March 6

Graduate Students to Senate — Nominations are requested for two graduate students of the University to be elected by/from the full- and part-time graduate students of the University, terms 1 May 2015 to 30 April 2017. Nomination forms are available from the Secretariat & Office of General Counsel web page: https://uwaterloo.ca/secretariat-general-counsel/nominations-elections. Completed nomination forms (at least five nominators are required in each case) should be submitted to the Secretariat & Office of General Counsel, Needles Hall, Room 3060, no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday 6 March 2015. Elections will follow if necessary.

Tuesday, March 31

Kitchener Arts Spring 2015 — Announcing an exciting opportunity for youth to express their creativity, win prizes and have their original videos showcased in the community! Open to youth, ages 12-25. Winners get cash prizes!  Finalists get great exposure–winning videos will be showcased at the Central Library Theatre on Saturday, May 9. New this year: films with Audio are eligible to win! March 31, 2015 is the deadline. Check out the FaceBook event page. Register for your spot in a workshop at Kitchener Public Library to learn tips and tricks to take your video submission to the next level!

ONGOING EVENTS

MONDAYS

BA? MA? MBA? If you’re so smart why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Church, 825 King St. W., Kitchener (basement).

TUESDAYS

“With or without God” — where spirituality is about values, not beliefs. Beginning January 20 at Chaplains Office, SLC, room 3108 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (drinks provided, bring your lunch). For info contact Keith Martin, nonreligious chaplain at keith.martin@uwaterloo.ca or 519-372-4642.

THURSDAYS

Learn magic, ventriloquism, juggling and take in lectures by professional entertainers at the KW Hat and Wand Magic Club. Meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Kind of Magic Shop, 321 Weber Street., N., Waterloo. All visitors welcome.

UWRC events

University of Waterloo recreation events are open to all employees of the univeristy and affiliated university colleges and their families. Register/for info uwrc@uwaterloo.ca.

Wednesdays — January 21 to April 1 — the GROOVE has been voted  #5 top fitness trend in 2014 by SHAPE magazine! Come on out and participate. For info contact Shirley at schatten@uwaterloo.ca.

Wednesdays — UWRC Book Club, 12 noon, LIB 407. March 18: “The Hare with Amber Eyes” by Edmund de Waal.

February 21 — Hagey Bonspiel, Ayr Curling Club. For info contact Sheila at sahurley@uwaterloo.ca.

Survey Questions — Email uwrc@uwaterloo.ca if you are interested in the following (no charge): financial planning for retirement, chair yoga/stretching, bone health, free movies (Animal Farm, Gone Girl, Turbo, Croods, Mary Poppins, Monsters University) and vermicomposting (with Steve Schaefer – the Worm Wrangler).

CENTRE FOR CAREER ACTION WORKSHOPS

Workshops for all students. For more info/sign up — www.strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/ca.

Monday, February 23 — Working Effectively in Another Culture — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., TC 1208.

This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work, and students who want to work in Canada.

Business Etiquette and Professionalism — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 1208.

Tuesday, February 24 — Career Professionalism — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., TC 2218. Please register at step.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘The Workshops.’

Wednesday, February 25 — The “Who Am I?” Self-Assessment Game — 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., TC 2218.

Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) part I — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., TC 1214.

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Thursday, February 26 — How to Start Your Own Business — 2:30 to 4 p.m., TC 2218.

Friday, February 27 — Success on the Job — 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 1208.

VOLUNTEER TUTORS

Looking for teaching experience? Become a volunteer tutor with Frontier College today! We are a literacy organization committed to enriching the lives of children and youth by improving their literacy. For info email waterloo@frontiercollege.ca or call 519.496.3079.

Classifieds

Weekend counsellors and relief staff to work in homes for individuals with developmental challenges. Minimum eight-month commitment. Paid positions. Send resume to Human Resources, KW Habilitation Services, 108 Sydney Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2.

St. Jacobs Country Garden Centre is a full service garden centre with an award winning landscape division that includes hardscaping, softscaping and waterscaping. LANDSCAPE FOREPERSON needed: stellar people, communication and organization skills; self-motivated individual capable of leading an installation crew of 3 to 5 workers. Experienced with job material scheduling and project management. Good penmanship and computer skills; 3 to 5 years experience an asset. LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEE needed: stellar people and communication skills; capable of physical work; high moral and work ethics; able to follow instruction. Must have own transportation. PLEASE REPLY to st.jacobscountrygardens@rogers.com. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Angies since 1962, 47 Erb Street, Waterloo, is needing part-time and full-time cooks, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with flexible hours. Call 519-573-4885 or 519-954-8500.

canadiancampstaff.com — work at a summer camp in the United States summer 2015. Hiring for general counselors, land sports, life guards, arts and more! Apply online at canadiancampstaff.com.

Systems Administrator — responsibilities include maintaining and strengthening Imprint’s office network system, troubleshooting, and liaising with Imprint’s server administration contractors. The ideal candidate will have webmail server administration experience, as well as familiarty with medium-scale Linux network administration, SAMBA file management, Windows XP and Mac OS workstations, LDAP authentication and Apache admin. For the above job, email your resume to editor@uwimprint.ca or bring it to SLC room 1116. FOR THE ABOVE POSITION…*Candidates must first apply to Student Award and Financial Aid Office for approval. If approved, candidates are required to bring Declaration of Student’s Eligibility/Hiring Form to Imprint interview.

DISTRIBUTION WORKER needed to deliver Imprint, every Friday starting at 5 a.m., winter term.

21+ years of age with valid drivers license;  $70 cash/worker. For info – ads@uwimprint.ca or SLC room 1116.

SERVICES

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