UFCP Client Requests

Calgary: 403.290.1384

Edmonton: 780.431.1235

Halifax: 902.455.4448

Vancouver: 604.326.5601

Victoria: 250.388.0832

All other cities: 1.800.406.0014

Phone Numbers

Toll Free: 1.800.406.0014

Local: 1.902.455.4448

Fax Toll Free: 1.888.724.6888

Fax Local: 1.902.422.7742

Email Address

General Inquiries: info@ufcp.ca

Estimate requests: estimates@ufcp.ca

Guarantee inquiries gaurantee@ufcp.ca

Head Office

3667 Strawberry Hill Street, Suite 101
Halifax, NS
B3K 5A8

The Student Manager Position

  • Student managers operate a small painting business between May and August/ September.
  • With mentorship from UFCP, students develop a comprehensive business and operational plan to paint the exteriors of homes, usually with 2-4 employees who conduct the actual painting of homes.
  • Average summer earnings for the position are $18,000 with exceptional managers earning at higher levels.
  • The position focuses on teaching student managers how to run a small business. Key facets are marketing, operations management, sales, employee management, and financial budgeting.
  • Training is provided throughout the second semester on a part-time basis (4-5 hours per week) with full-time mentorship throughout the summer.

UFCP and the Benefits

  • UFCP has been mentoring students to operate their own businesses for 38 years in Canada.
  • This position is specifically designed for students who wish to gain real-life business experience during the summertime.
  • Every year we employ 50-60 of the top business-minded students in our Canadian regions.
  • You will work alongside a proven team of business leaders who collectively have run multi-million-dollar businesses in Canada.
  • UFCP is a leader in our industry and this position often qualifies as a co-op opportunity.
  • By operating a small business with UFCP, you prove to future employers that you have a strong handle on all facets of business and are a leader among your peers.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Highly motivated students, seeking experience in business management, entrepreneurship, & leadership
  • Must have a strong work ethic
  • Be able to work a minimum of 40hrs per week from May to the beginning of September
  • Must speak fluent English
  • Must have a vehicle and valid driver’s license