Career Expo Press Release

More that 500 Air Cadets from across BC and over 150 job seekers and familes gathered in Abbotsford to participate in an exciting Career Expo focusing on aviation and aerospace careers and the pathways to future employment.

Leading the way were 32 Exhibitors from all areas of aviation and aerospace as they touted the exciting benefits and opportunities of jobs and careers across many professions.  From Penticton to Kamloops and points in between, the Air Cadet League of Canada coordinated Squadrons of Air Cadets to participate in this event in order to expose young people to the many occupations available in these important sectors of Canada’s economy.

“We know that there is a current, and forecast, need for many more professionals and employees required in aviation and aerospace if Canadian companies are to maintain and grow their businesses”, noted Scott Lawson, Business & Corporate Development for the Air Cadet League who organizes these events throughout Canada.  “British Columbia is a key ‘hub’ of companies and providers from these sectors and we need to ensure that our young people – the future workforce – is fully aware of the great jobs and careers available across many types of companies.  Whether you’re interested in the skilled trades, technology or becoming a pilot, there will literally be thousands of jobs that will require skilled workers in the coming years.”

Having operated the Triple AAA Career Expos (Aviation, Aerospace & Air Cadets) in different regions, the Air Cadet League has now brought together over 2000 Air Cadets and a large number of other youth to engage and network with hundreds of professionals and companies across Canada.  Also on board have been many post-secondary education institutions, universities and flight training schools who provide a key pathway to many of the occupations that are available in the sector.

“What a fantastic event,” stated Dave Frank, Executive Director for the BC Aviation Council who participated in the event and also offer $60,000 in scholarships each year to young people and free memberships with their organization for students. “The Cadets and some parents cleaned us out of pins and tags and were very attentive to our message.”

In addition to the Career Expos, the national Air Cadet League also operates numerous initiatives to support skill development, training and education for youth and industry sector partners.  They range from STEM workshops to various scholarships and bursaries.  A new initiative –  AIM-AA (Advanced Incubator Model for Aerospace & Aviation) – brings together companies and educators to develop, test and evaluate new models and concepts for helping youth gain the skills, certification, credits or career pathway for any occupation in aviation or aerospace.

Media Contact
Scott Lawson
Air Cadet League of Canada
Business & Corporate Development
specialprojects@aircadetleague.com
647-884-2183

ACLC Newsletter / LCAC Bulletin

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Work Opportunity

The Air Cadet League of Canada is hiring! We are looking for someone to join us as an Administrative Assistant starting in November. Please see below for all the details.

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Administrative Assistant     
Reference No: ADM19-004
Position(s): One (1) Permanent Part-Time – Admin. Assistant
Term: Starting November 2019 (22.5 hours/week)

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be one that is highly organized with a keen attention to detail and will provide general administrative support and assist with office logistics and organization. Flexibility, adaptability, problem-solving, and sound communication skills are key qualities for this position.

NOTE: Please submit a cover letter and CV to aircadetleague.hr@gmail.com outlining your skills, qualifications, and the specific experiences that make you an ideal candidate. Indicate any experience as a cadet if applicable.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in daily administrative operations, including scheduling meetings, handling files reports, prioritizing tasks, and assisting other administrative staff as required;
  • Monitor action items for the management team and follow up to ensure completion;
  • Track, collate, and distribute documents for corporate meetings, often working within tight timeframes;
  • Archive records; administer the retention and destruction of records;
  • Coordinate tasks and initiatives with various levels of staff
  • Draft documents for review, including correspondence, minutes, agendas, and reports;
  • Proofread text with detailed attention to grammar, punctuation, style, tone and consistency; and
  • Maintain an organized electronic/paper filing system with the ability to retrieve information and documents efficiently.
  • Completes all functions and tasks in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Standards, League policies and procedures, and other relevant legislation.
  • Other duties and projects as required

Qualifications include:

  • Post-secondary education
  • Excellent customer servicer abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, in English; French an asset
  • Experience using MSOffice, social media platforms, databases
  • Well organized, self-starter, independent
  • Possesses good judgment, professional, ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team

Job Location
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Employment Status
Permanent Part-Time 

Application Deadline
2019-11-07
(Although an application deadline is provided, the Air Cadet League of Canada could make hiring decisions before this date.

Classification
$17/hr 

About the Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL)

The ACL is the non-profit charitable organization and civilian partner working with the Department of National Defence in the delivery of the cadet program to over 25,000 air cadets between the ages of 12 and 18. The ACL has a national office headquartered in Ottawa, 11 provincial and territorial committees, and over 450 local squadrons and are supported by over 6,000 dedicated volunteers.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: aircadetleague.hr@gmail.com

Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

Cadet of the Year 2019

Cadet of the Year(Bilingual)

For Immediate Release

OTTAWA, ON (October 3, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada congratulates Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Samantha Keow from 333 Beaverbrook Squadron, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, who has been named the 2019 Royal Canadian Legion Air Cadet of the Year.

WO2 Keow’s excellence in demonstrating strong leadership and citizenship have earned her this title. She is highly motivated, having participated in the International Air Cadet Exchange program this summer and the National Effective Speaking Competition, in which she took first place in 2018. WO2 Keow’s commitment to her community, squadron, and her dedication to ensuring youth are part of building a strong foundation in Canada’s future, is an inspiration.

The Royal Canadian Legion Air Cadet of the Year acts as the youth representative for the annual National Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 11th 2019 held in Ottawa, Ontario. During her time in Ottawa, WO2 Keow will be a member of the Vice-Regal Party which consists of the Governor General of Canada, Prime Minister, and Dominion President of the Royal Canadian Legion among others. WO2 Keow’s role for the National Remembrance Day Ceremonies will be to assist with the laying of the wreaths at the National War Memorial.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization which is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact:

Stephanie Platero
T: (613) 722-5891
E: communications@aircadetleague.com

 

Holiday Hours

This Monday, August 5, our national office will be closed. We will be back on Tuesday, August 6, to deal with all of your possible comments, questions and concerns. Enjoy the long weekend and happy holidays!

 

 

Work Opportunity

The Air Cadet League of Canada is hiring! We are looking for someone to join us as a Communications Assistant starting in August. Please see below for all the details.

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Communications Assistant 
Reference No: CA19-003
Position(s): One (1) Permanent Part Time – Communications Assistant
Term:  Starting August 2019 (22.5 hours/week)

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be one that is highly organized and tech-savvy with a keen attention to detail and will be working with the Communications Officer in coordinating and administering communications, public relations, websites and databases, as well as other administrative duties as required. Flexibility, adaptability, problem-solving, and sound communication skills are key qualities for this position.

NOTE: Please submit a cover letter and CV to aircadetleague.hr@gmail.com outlining your skills, qualifications, and the specific experiences that make you an ideal candidate. Indicate any experience as a cadet if applicable.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update the national website using WordPress in English and French
  • Write, revise and format various documents and reports in English and French (press releases, letters, brochures, magazine articles, newsletters)
  • Design and update documents containing graphic elements
  • Manage and monitor social medias accounts of the ACLC
  • Participate in meetings on public relations and communications
  • Provide general technical support to members and ACLC staff
  • Daily administrative operations including filing, scanning, mailing
  • Assist with providing logistical and clerical support for our Annual General Meeting and Semi-Annual Meeting
  • Travel within Canada for national events
  • Other duties and projects as required

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience related to the position
  • Post-secondary education in communications, technology or related field
  • Experience using MSOffice, databases, Adobe Acrobat, WordPress
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, in English and French
  • Well organized, self-starter, independent, detail oriented, fast learner
  • Excellent customer service abilities, ability to work in a team
  • Ability to adapt to change, to meet deadlines
  • Experience working for a nonprofit organization and/or the cadet program is an asset

Job Location
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Employment Status
Permanent Part-Time

Application Deadline
2019-08-23
(Although an application deadline is provided, the Air Cadet League of Canada could make hiring decisions before this date.)

Classification
$17/hr

About the Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL)
The ACL is the non-profit charitable organization and civilian partner working with the Department of National Defence in the delivery of the cadet program to over 25,000 air cadets between the ages of 12 and 18. The ACL has a national office headquartered in Ottawa, 11 provincial and territorial committees, and over 450 local squadrons and are supported by over 6,000 dedicated volunteers.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
aircadetleague.hr@gmail.com

Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship Recipient

Press Release PDF

For immediate release

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship Recipient

OTTAWA, ON (July 15, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) congratulates Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Evan Luttrell who has been awarded the $1,000.00 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship.

WO2 Luttrell, from 161 C.K. Beveridge Squadron in New Brunswick, has shown great leadership and determination in all aspects of his life. While maintaining an excellent academic record, in his spare time WO2 Luttrell also volunteers at his local gliding site and church. He has completed the Glider Scholarship and is a member of the military band. In lieu of his tremendous efforts, he was awarded the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence. WO2 Luttrell plans on attending the Moncton Flight College in the hopes of obtaining his commercial pilot license.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact
Natasha Foley, Assistant Communications Officer
T: (613)722-5891
E: natasha@aircadetleague.com

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship Recipient

Press Release PDF

For immediate distribution. 

The Air Cadet League of Canada Announces 2019 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship Recipient

OTTAWA, ON (July 10, 2019) – The Air Cadet League of Canada (ACL) congratulates Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2) Nicholas Irving who has been awarded the $1,000.00 Foundation of the Air Cadet League Scholarship.

WO2 Irving, from 349 Campbellton Squadron in New Brunswick, has shown great leadership and determination in all aspects of his life. While maintaining an excellent academic record, in his spare time WO2 Irving also volunteers at his local gliding site and is a member of the band, marksmanship and biathlon team. Last summer he was a Drill and Ceremonial Instructor. In lieu of his tremendous efforts, he was awarded the Lord Strathcona medal. WO2 Irving plans on attending the Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup in the hopes of obtaining a certification in the domain of cyber-security.

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian non-profit community based and volunteer led organization, which in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program, and to developing in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership; promoting physical fitness; and stimulating the interest of youth in the aviation and aerospace industry, including the air element of the Canadian Forces.

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Contact
Natasha Foley, Assistant Communications Officer
T: (613)722-5891
E: natasha@aircadetleague.com