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CPF NOVA SCOTIA is seeking an awesome, bilingual summer student to join us as an Administrative Assistant!  This position is funded by the Summer Work Program and is open to university students returning to school in the fall.  Start date is May 1, 2017 to September 1, 2017.  For full details, please read the descriptions below.

Admin Assistant description 2017

Administrative Assistant 2017

To apply, please send a resume to cpf@ns.sympatico.ca or fax 902-455-2789.  Applications will be accepted until April 25, 2017.


 The Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia Champion Award acknowledges excellence in those who contribute their time and efforts to our organization. CPF – Nova Scotia seeks to recognize those who motivate others and promote the goals of our organization.

Nominees should be Canadian Parents for French members or volunteers who have participated in Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia events and activities.  Deadline for applications is June 1, 2017



Concours d’art oratoire 2017

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia (CPF-NS) is looking for volunteers to judge, time keepers, emcees, and questioners at the provincial Concours d’Art Oratoire 2017 (French public speaking) on May 6, 2017.

This event hosts regional winners from French first and second language programs throughout the province. Students at the grade 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 and 11/12 levels in will compete in the categories of Core French, Integrated French, French Immersion (late, early and middle), and Francophone.

Canadian Parents for French- Nouvelle-Écosse (CPF-NÉ) a besoin des bénévoles pour juger leur Concours d’art oratoire. Cet événement est pour des gagnants régionaux des programmes de français langue maternelle et de français langue seconde autour de la province. Des étudiants aux niveaux 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 et 11/12 participeront aux catégories de français de base, français intensif (6e année), français intégré, immersion française et francophone. Les rôles qui existent pour les bénévolats sont : juges, intervieweurs, animateurs, et les chronométreurs.

La date du concours est samedi le 6 mai 2017 à l’Université de Mont Saint Vincent.

Contact the branch office for further information and volunteer forms or register online to volunteer.


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Nautical Camp

Junior Counsellors

Each year, Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia provides an opportunity for over 500 students across Nova Scotia to attend French camp, a week-long immersion in the French language.  Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia is presently accepting applications for Junior Counsellor positions.

As a Junior Counsellor, students will be responsible to:

Ø stay in cabins with younger campers, and a Senior Counsellor.
Ø assist in camp programs (ie. skits, afternoon activities, games, waterfront supervision).
Ø be required to speak only in French to ensure that the experience is as enriching as possible for the campers.
Ø be able to network, and meet other high school French immersion students from across Nova Scotia.
Ø have room and board expenses paid for the duration of camp covered by CPF.
Ø be responsible for your own transportation to and from the camp grounds.
Ø receive an honorarium of $200 from CPF per week. Returning Junior Counsellors will receive a $225 honorarium per week.
Ø have a wonderful week of being with younger students, and having fun!

Junior Counsellor Application 2017

Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years old.   The Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia Camp Coordinator will be calling the applicants for interviews once they have an idea of camper enrollment.

Deadline to apply, May 12, 2017