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Summer Camp Leaders

WHO WE ARE:

At TELUS Spark, we offer you a place to experiment and play. We are a place for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to explore and discover science, technology, engineering, art, and math in a way that their normal lives don’t allow. This is a place where you learn and discover for yourself what makes the world around us so undeniably incredible. We are a place where we live our values of Collaboration, Curiosity, Courage and Commitment. To contribute to making TELUS Spark a different kind of Science Centre and help to define Calgary as the innovation and imagination capital of Canada, we are currently seeking Summer Camp Leaders to join our team.

* This is an 8 week contract position that includes one training week and 7 weeks of Summer Camps and runs from July 3 to August 25, 2017. Candidates must be fully available Monday to Friday for the full duration the contract dates.

WHO YOU ARE:

You have a constructive and customer service focused attitude with the ability to work independently and engage large groups of children in hands-on inquiry based learning experiences.  You are an outgoing and enthusiastic leader who can turn even the most ordinary moments into playful adventures for our Campers. You are a confident communicator and thrive as part of a team of people with diverse personalities and backgrounds.  You are a positive role model of TELUS Spark’s values and philosophy for our Campers and your teammates.  You are a life-long learner who is always keen to build a new skill, learn something new, and be inspired by our Campers.

HOW YOU WILL ADD YOUR SPARK:

You will be the trusted leader and role model responsible for guiding and facilitating our Campers.  You will ask great questions and help guide our Campers to explore our exhibits and use them as a platform for making discoveries about themselves and the world around them.  You will be the confident leader for one themed camp for an entire week and ensure that Campers in your group have a fantastic and safe week exploring TELUS Spark. You will lead inquiry and skill-based activities and programs and be responsible for care and safe use of activity materials and spaces.  You will help support and direct our Camp Staff and volunteer team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

You have a demonstrated passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM), facilitation, inquiry, and working with children. You have a desire to share, collaborate, create and experiment with others.  You have proven experience in public speaking, customer service, delivering programs, and working both independently and as part of a team. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to adapt quickly and readily learn new skills.  You have experience working with and leading groups of children.  You have at least one year of post-secondary education.  You have the ability to be on your feet and stand for long periods of time. 

Please note that the successful candidates will be subject to a successful criminal record check.

BRING US YOUR SPARK:

Interested candidates can submit their resumes, in confidence, with SUMMER CAMP LEADER in the subject line to [email protected]. Resumes will be accepted until April 3, 2017.  Those selected for an interview will be contacted by the week of April 3, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  TELUS Spark is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.