Application deadline approaching for Coast Capital Savings youth internship opportunities

Applications close April 5th for Youth Get It Intern program

Surrey, BC – Coast Capital Savings, Canada’s largest credit union by membership and one of Canada’s most significant corporate community investors, is providing high school students from Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island with a one-of-a-kind paid internship opportunity as Youth Get It Interns.

Youth Get It Internships are open to Grade 11 and 12 students. Those selected for the 20 positions work as paid community ambassadors at various events across B.C. and as Member Service Representatives in Coast Capital Savings branches. Interns work part-time after school or on weekends during the school year and full time in the summer.

“Over its 25-year existence, the Youth Get It Intern program has helped launch the careers of hundreds of young people,” says Maureen Young, Director, Community Leadership, Coast Capital Savings. “While working for the credit union, Youth Get It Interns develop important life and career skills, including leadership, community relations, customer service and financial literacy, all of which will prepare our students for their future endeavours. If you are entering into Grade 11 or 12 in September 2019, have a knack for connecting with people, and enjoy being out-and-about at large events, then you should consider this unique opportunity.”
Coast Capital Savings’ Youth Get It Intern program has successfully kicked off many careers, including dozens of employees who have stayed on with Coast Capital Savings following their time as an intern.

Students can apply online, today, with a cover letter, resume, two written references and a copy of their most recent report card or transcript. Applications close on April 5, 2019. Interested applicants with any questions are asked to contact youthteam@coastcapitalsavings.com.

About Coast Capital Savings

Coast Capital Savings is Canada’s largest credit union by membership and B.C.’s first credit union to be granted federal credit union status. An Imagine Canada Caring Company and a certified B Corporation in recognition of its social performance, the credit union invested $5.6 million into local communities in 2017, focusing on empowering and engaging youth. Coast Capital is one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures™, and is a winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation. In 2018, Coast Capital was awarded the Corporate Responsibility Award at National Philanthropy Day by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Vancouver Island Chapter. It has 52 branches serving its 555,000 members in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and Okanagan regions of British Columbia. Product innovations include Canada's first free chequing account from a full-service financial institution. To learn more, visit coastcapitalsavings.com.

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Media Contact:

Sara Goldvine
Coast Capital Savings
sara.goldvine@coastcapitalsavings.com
778-789-0557