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Education Program Pro

Applications due March 25
Interviews take place March 27 and 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Position Description

TELUS Spark has hundreds of school kids come through its doors every day. If you believe that STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) is 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. As an Education Program Pro, you will get to interact with students and learn about informal programming first-hand. The experience of this opportunity is a benefit for young educators and the opportunity to engage with future leaders in a meaningful way is great for more experienced individuals, too.

Availability 

  • Weekday daytime during the school year (September to June)
  • Schedule: A variety of tasks need to be completed throughout each day and volunteers are welcome to assist for part of the day or the whole day (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation: April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Key Responsibilities

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

Skills 

  • Energetic and outgoing
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible/adaptable
  • Willing to take risks (to get involved and “look silly”)
  • Experience working with kids a strong asset
  • Customer service experience an asset
  • Background in teaching or STEAM an asset

Requisites

  • Police Clearance
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation: April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.