Mark Pattern
Our Focus Is On The Learner
Student Services

 CAREER RESOURCE CENTRE SERVICES

The Career Advisor will be available to assist students with Post-Secondary, Career and Scholarship plans.
Career, Post-Secondary and Scholarship information is available in the Career Resource Centre located in the Counselling Department. Services that are provided to students include:

  • Access to the Career Website:   http://sd38careercentre.weebly.com​
  • The Career website is applicable to Grade 10–12 students and provides up-to-date information on career,scholarship and post secondary options.
  • Students may book an appointment with Ms. Bernard, Career Advisor, to do an interactive computer exploration program, Career Cruising. This program encourages students to explore occupations and post-secondary institutions across Canada.
  • Calendars, admission guides, websites and pamphlets from post secondary institutions in B.C. and other Canadian provinces.
  • Scholarship information and applications
  • Applying for a job. (resume/cover letter information/ interview skills)
  • Post-Secondary financial aid.
Ms. Bernard is available Monday to Thursday from 9am to 1pm.  
Drop by the counselling centre or email jbernard@sd38.bc.ca



Rmd. School District Support Workers

​Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS): 
Ms. Clara Avandano, avaiable at McMath by appointment only.   Translation services and other cultural supports available for families new to Canada and the Richmond school system.  
Email: cavendanc@sd38.bc.ca or contact a counsellor for referal.

Hearing Resource Teacher: 
Ms. Melinda Newman, available at McMath on Wednesday and Thursday at lunch.  
Email: mnewman@sd38.bc.ca or contact a counsellor for a referal.​

Aboriginal Support Teacher: 
Ms. Monique Giard, available at McMath on Mondays in the counselling centre.  
Email: mgi​​ard@sd38.bc.ca or contact a counsellor for a referal.


Other district support staff available by referal of School Based Team/Counsellor:
  • Speach Language Pathologist (SLP),
  • School Psychologist
  • AST


Community Based Support Workers connected to McMath

School Public Health Nurse: 
Stephanie Rolfe, available by appointment.  
Email stephanie.rolfe@vch.ca or contact a counsellor for referal.

Richmond Addictions Services: 
Provides various programs to students and their families, such as CATS (Constructive Alternatives to Suspensions).  
Visit www.richmondaddictions.ca or contact your counsellor for more information.

See your counsellor to learn more or for a referall about these other counselling service partners:
  • Richmond Child & Adolescent Program (CAP), Walk-in Intake available ​
    • Wed. 2:30-4:30 at 8100 Granville St., Rmd., 
    • Thur. 9-3 at #200-6100 Bowling Green, Rmd.
  • Chimo Crisis Services (www.chimocrisis.com)
  • Vancouver Coast Health: Mental Health Promotion & Counselling (604-233-3223)
  • City of Richmond, Roving Leaders (http://www.richmond.ca/parksrec/youth/youthoutreach.htm)​