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Volunteer and Employement Opportunities2020-05-20T18:45:20-04:00

Summer Student Position Available at CPF Nova Scotia!

CPF Nova Scotia is looking for a Project Administration Coordinator to contribute to the planning and operations of the summer programs and projects from June to August 2020 . The position requires working as administrative and program support for our summer programs and projects.  It will include assisting in the coordination, registration, promotion and participation of summer camps, AGM and Annual conference, Bilingual Career Exploration Day, community and special events to promote CPF Nova Scotia to the general public.  This would also include the updating of information and databases to enhance the operations of CPF Nova Scotia.

The position would be  a good fit for students studying for a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Public Relations or Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality.  Fields that are applicable to this position are Marketing, Education, Business Administration, Communications, Management, Public Relations, Hospitality Management and Special Events.

The position is funded by the Federal government.  It is open to a college or university student who is returning to school in the fall.  French would be an asset for this position. 

Deadline for applications is June 7, 2020.  Please send resumes in PDF or MS Word format with a cover letter:

By email to [email protected]

By fax to 902-455-2789

Projects Administration Coordinator Summer 2020

Projects Administration Coordinator description 2020

Concours d’art oratoire 2020

The provincial Concours d’art oratoire scheduled for April 25 at Mount Saint Vincent University has been cancelled as a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19.  At this time, the NS Education and Early Childhood Development has suspended all extra-curricular activities in the public school system until the end of April.  Our partner, Mount Saint Vincent University also supports the cancellation.

Throughout this situation, the safety and well-being of our community members and employees continues to be our number one priority. CPF Nova Scotia will monitor recommendations from the Government of Nova Scotia and Canadian Public Health Agency of Canada to determine if any further cancellations or modifications to our programming are required.

Contact the branch office for further information and volunteer forms or register online to volunteer at CPF NS Volunteer Registration


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Nautical Camp

Junior and Senior 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 or Senior Counsellor, students will:

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.

Room and board are paid for by CPF for the duration of the camp.

  • All counsellors are responsible for their own transportation to and from the camp.
  • Junior Counselors receive an honorarium of $300 per week from CPF.
  • Returning Junior Counsellors will receive a $350 honorarium per week.

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.

Junior Counsellor Application 2020

Interested candidates who are graduating, grade 12 and are over 18 years of age, should contact the branch office to apply or complete the following application for Senior Counsellor.

Senior Counsellor Application 2020

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