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Education Program Pro

Availability 

  • As soon as possible
  • Weekday availability
  • August 28, 2018 - June 30, 2019
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation September 8, 10am-4pm

Position Description

TELUS Spark has hundreds of school children come through our doors everyday. If you believe that STEAM and science capital are key to our future generations, we need you! We are looking for individuals to assist with ensuring our education programs run as smoothly as possible.The best part of this volunteer experience is getting to interact students and learn about informal programming first hand. This experience is vital for young educators; Looking to gain a foothold is immeasurable, and the opportunity to engage with future leaders in a meaningful way is of tremendous impact for more experienced individuals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with program delivery to students in grades K-12
  • Assist with set up and take down of programs
  • Assist with greeting schools as they arrive
  • Other duties as needed

Skills 

  • Energetic and outgoing
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible/adaptable
  • Willing to take risks – to get in there and “look silly”, play with, or manage a group
  • Experience working with children
  • Previous customer service experience considered an asset
  • Background in teaching, science, engineering, arts, or math considered an asset

Requisites

  • Police Clearance
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation, September 8, 10 am - 4 pm