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Summer Co-op

Last updated on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Summer Co-op Programs (REGISTRATION CLOSED MAY 4 2018)

CCE’s Summer Co-op program gives current Secondary School and Adult students the opportunity to gain one or two Co-op credits in the summer.  Placements can be pre-arranged with an employer or arranged through CCE. 

 NEW PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Macasa Lodge has 5 new placements open- deadline May 24.  Hamilton Health Science and St. Joseph hospitals have opened 7 last minute placements for Summer Coop, please click [Central Placement] tab on this page for more details.

 CONFIRM YOUR PLACEMENT: If you have secured a Summer Coop placement please complete the form on the [Confirm Placement] tab.

*If you did not receive the confirmation notification of summer coop registration please email  jcharbon@hwdsb.on.ca

NOT YET PLACED: Please continue to contact employers you might be interested in doing your placement at during the summer.  If you need assistance with securing a placement please contact the recruiter Leisha Dawson at ldawson@hwdsb.on.ca

PLACED: If you have a confirmed placement please complete the form below and submit.

Summer Co-op Placement Form

Complete this form when you have secured your Summer Coop placement.
  • Confirmed Coop Placement Details

    Complete this section ONLY IF you have a CONFIRMED placement.
  • Only complete this section if your placement is confirmed.
  • Include any special details about the placement you think your coop teacher should know.
    Check boxes to indicate the status of your placement

Summer 2018 Program Calendar

Please open the link below to view the detailed Summer Co-op Calendar for 2018.  Please note that a revised calendar has been posted on April 4th, 2018. 

Summer Co-op Calendar 2018 – revised April 4th

 

Mandatory Pre-placement

Pre-placement course opens May 14 and close June 11, this course takes about 20 hours to complete.

The Coop pre-placement course covers the health and safety aspects of doing a coop and is therefore mandatory. Instructions for accessing the Pre-placement course can be found on the link below:

Summer Coop HUB instructions to access Pre-placement Course

To access the HUB -> http://home.hwdsb.on.ca/

Course Title -> Summer Coop

Available Unpaid Community Placements: The following employers have expressed interest in taking a Summer coop student in the past, please feel free to contact these employers and setup an interview:

Placements-possible

Placements that deal with children or seniors require a vulnerable sector check – see Police Service Web page for forms and instructions:

Hamilton Police Services-Vulnerable Sector Check

See Commons page below – only employers with SUMMER COOP checked off are will to take students:

Additional Co-op Opportunities

Focus on Youth Paid Placements: Focus on Youth is a program that allows HWDSB students to participate in a paid Summer job experience. If you are applying to Summer Coop and ALSO applying to Focus on Youth to get a paid job the important dates for this program are:

  • FOY Application is open April 6 – April 26 – www.hwsb.on.ca/focusonyouth
  • FOY Paperwork night is June 5
  • FOY Training is June 16, 23 and 30
  • FOY Program runs July 3 – August 10

 

May 22 (deadline May 24) – Macassa Lodge is looking for full day students for summer coop, if you are interested, complete the following application form 2017-18 HHS Summer Coop Application and email to ngodwaldt@hwdsb.on.ca asap – TB form must be completed for this placement – TUBERCULOSIS SCREENING REQUIREMENTS form 2014

Job Posting: Macassa Lodge Co op Description – Macassa Lodge Descriptor (1)

 

May 15 – A few last minute central placements for HHS hospitals have been posted (see links below), if you are interested, complete the following application form 2017-18 HHS Summer Coop Application and email to ngodwaldt@hwdsb.on.ca asap

Job Posting 1: 5 South Clerical – Patti Hudson

Job Posting 2: Biomedical Technology

Job Posting 3: Charissa Cordon – Interprofessional Practice

Job Posting 4: Finance -Pro Bose

Job Posting 5: King Street West Reception – Lucy Caruso

May 09 – A few last minute central placements for St. Joseph hospitals have been posted (see links below), if you are interested, complete the following application form SJHH Co-op Application Package and email to ngodwaldt@hwdsb.on.ca

Job Posting 1: HS Co-op Placement Description – Human Resources-Benefits May 2018

Job Posting 2: HS Co-op Placement Description – Womankind

 

Central Unpaid Placements:  If you are interested in a placement with the following institutions, you must apply to Summer Coop and ALSO apply to Central Placements, the application forms are as below:

Complete application and email to ngodwald@hwdsb.on.ca

Cable 14 – Application Deadline – May 4, 2018 – Cable 14 Application Form Summer Coop

(CLOSED – SPCA – Application Deadline – April 17, 2018  HBSPCA co-op application form Summer 2018)

(CLOSED – Hamilton Health Science – Application Deadline – April 17, 2018  – 2017-18 HHS PACKAGE )

(CLOSED – St. Joseph Hospital – Application Deadline – April 17, 2018  – SJHH Co-op Application Package)

(CLOSED – Positions Available:

HS Co-op Placement Description – Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre

HS Co-op Placement Description – Audiology

HS Co-op Placement Description – Community Psychiatry Clinic

HS Co-op Placement Description – Finance

HS Co-op Placement Description – General Internal Medicine

HS Co-op Placement Description – Inspiration Place

HS Co-op Placement Description – Kidney Urinary Program

HS Co-op Placement Description – Mens Addiction Services Hamilton

HS Co-op Placement Description – Nephrology Research

HS Co-op Placement Description – Nursing Research Offices

HS Co-op Placement Description – Outpatient Pharmacy(Retail)

HS Co-op Placement Description – Stay Well Program

HS Co-op Placement Description – Womankind

SJHH Summer 2018 Co-op Opportunities

MANDATORY INFORMATION SESSION: Already took place on April 19 for prospective Summer Co-op students, if you need a refresher on the information covered see vidoes below:

Registration Process

Securing a Coop Placement Process

In order to complete the Registration, you will need to prepare the following documents in advance.  When you have all of your documents ready, please complete the “Registration Form” below:

  1. Summer Co-op Parental Consent Form – 2018 – must be printed, completed and signed by your parent/guardian
  2. Summer Co-op Teacher Referral Form – 2018 – must be printed, completed and signed by one of your teachers
  3. A copy of your Student Status Sheet – make an appointment with your Guidance Counsellor and request a copy of your Student Status sheet.  At the meeting with your Guidance Counsellor, ask them to circle the course your summer co-op will be “course tied” to and initial it.
  4. Once complete you will need to take a photo of, or scan each of these documents to attach to your application.  Incomplete applications will not be processed.

NOTE: Please complete all required fields. Once you submit the form you will be presented with message stating the form was submitted successfully. If you still see the form once you press [SUBMIT], there are mandatory fields that have not been entered, please review and complete form and press [SUBMIT] again.

Summer Co-op Registration Form

There are required parental consent, teacher referral, resume and a credit status sheet that must accompany this form. Make certain these forms and sheets are ready for submission before completing form. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Please enter a value between 14 and 55.
  • Email address you most often check
  • Emergency Contact Information

  • list any life threatening health issues or allergies requiring an EPI pen
  • Citizenship Information

  • YYYY/MM
  • Education Information

  • Your 9 digit Ministry of Education unique identifier
  • ESIS of Power School number
  • The username you use to logon the HUB
  • Secondary School you are currently enrolled
  • Total number of credits you have currently earned
  • Your guidance or coop office will be able to tell you what related course code you should put in this field.
    Please check the boxes that apply to you.
  • If you are OYAP or SHSM student what areas of expertise are you registered with.
    Focus on Youth is a program that provides paid employment within the school board and community agencies.
  • Select the appropriate scenario that best describes your situation and requirement for a summer coop placement.
  • Confirmed Coop Placement Details

    Complete this section ONLY IF you have a CONFIRMED placement.
  • Only complete this section if your placement is confirmed.
  • Placement Request Information

    Complete this section only if you DO NOT have a confirmed placement. Include in this section any businesses or organizations you would like to do an unpaid summer coop at.
  • Enter the name of the business or organization you would like to potentially do your summer coop with.
  • Enter the name of the business or organization you would like to potentially do your summer coop with.
  • Additional Attachments

    Please complete and upload the following forms:
  • Please upload your completed and signed parental consent form
  • Please upload your completed and signed teacher reference form.
  • Please upload your Student Status Sheet. (The status sheet can be obtained from the guidance office, please have the guidance teacher circle the related coop course code)
  • If you do not have a placement secured please upload your resume.
    Check boxes to ensure you understand the Summer Coop Process

 

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