Student Union funds jobs

What's on this week is that every parent, school-aged child, college and university student is getting ready for school starting.  While looking for various events to promote in this weeks column I found this amazing new initiative launching at UBCO this fall.
Simply the UBCO Student Union, for vetted businesses and students they will cover the first 40hrs of a students employment. I caught up with their president, Tom Macauley to hear more about this new program. 

The UBCSUO has a pretty amazing new innovative program helping connect students with potential long term employers in...

Posted by Ryan Donn on Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The Student union is essentially offering to fund up to 40hrs of those who are partnered through the program.
As Tom noted above his goal is to see long term relationships and employment/economic benefits to those who take the time to make the connections in the community. 
The site is still under development but to find out more go to  www.CampusCommunity.ca 
On Saturday September 12th UBCO is hosting a Street Fest at Kerry Park from 3-8pm. Click here for more details.

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Ryan Donn is a singer/songwriter, event producer, digital creative, and Councillor at the City of Kelowna

I love creating songs, which have been used by the Terry Fox Run, Kelowna’s Centennial Celebration, or heard on various local radio stations. 

In the past few years, I've focused on creating community events including Music in the Park, New York New Years, Castanet’s Free Family Skate, Talented Kids, Talented Kelowna, and others.

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In 2014, I was elected to Kelowna City Council. 

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