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External Events & Opportunities

External Events & Opportunities

Below is a list of upcoming events and opportunities hosted by ORCA Stakeholders and Commercial Partners that aim to educate, inform, and inspire ORCA Operator Members and the retirement community sector at large.

The following events are not endorsed by ORCA and are intended as resources only.

Upcoming Dates

May-August 2022
Humber College Summer Intern Placement Opportunities

Humber College is looking for retirement home operators to host student internships for the 2022 summer semester. Students will begin applying for placements beginning in early February. If your home is interested, please create your postings by Monday, ​January 24, 2022, so the college can ensure there is a broad pool of candidates. Please see below for full details.

The programs that will have students available for internships are:

  1. Hospitality Management (Hotel & Restaurant) Diploma 
    • 12 weeks, 24 hours per week internship for a total of 280 internship hours required, between May 2 and July 29, 2022.
    • Students in this program may work in retirement homes or long-term care facilities in hospitality-related positions for their internships.
  2. Hospitality & Tourism Operations Management Post Graduate Certificate
    • 8 weeks, 32 hours per week internship for a total of 256 internship hours required, between May 2 and June 24, 2022.
    • Students in this program may work in retirement homes or long-term care facilities in hospitality-related positions for their internships.
  3. Hospitality & Tourism Management Bachelor of Commerce Degree
    • 14 weeks, full-time PAID work term for a total of 420 work term hours required, between May 2 and August 5, 2022.
    • Students in this program may work in retirement homes or long-term care facilities in hospitality-related positions restaurants for their internships.

If your home is interested in hosting a student or students for the upcoming 2022 summer semester, Humber College asks that you create a posting on their Career Connect Job and Internship Portal. To login to the system please click here.

If you have an existing account (if you have posted an internship opportunity with me in the past 2 years, you would have an account):
Username: your e-mail address
Password: If you do not know your password or do not remember it, simply click on “Forgot Password”, and follow the prompts.

If you do not have an existing account: Click “Sign up and Post Job” and then follow the prompts to create your profile and internship posting. For a quick step-by-step tutorial on how to navigate the website and post an opportunity, you can click here to reference a short how-to video.

The college will be reviewing and approving all postings that come through to ensure they are shared with the most applicable group of students. Some postings may be duplicated and shared with more than one program. If you have preferences of which programs you would like your opportunity shared with, or have any questions, please email Stephanie Kratz at stephanie.kratz@humber.ca.

Contact: stephanie.kratz@humber.ca

September 7, 2022
Webinar: Disruption by Innovative Pension Plans

Some employers offer pension programs to attract, engage and retain staff. Others don’t because the costs and risks of pension management are too great. To address this gap, some outsourced retirement-plan solutions have recently become available. This webinar provides an introduction to new and innovative ways of offering workplace pensions that work for all employers who need an edge in the increasingly-competitive market for qualified workers.

Contact: info@bluepier.ca

Share an Event

Are you an ORCA Stakeholder or Commercial Partner and would like to share your organization’s event/opportunity on this page? Fill out the form below.
If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact Ania Sawala, Member Services Specialist at ania@orcaretirement.com.