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    Qui sommes-nous ?

    Fusion Jeunesse est né d’une idée innovante jamais encore testée au Québec et au Canada: embaucher des étudiants universitaires, à titre de Coordonnateurs de projet, dans des écoles primaires et secondaires pour implanter et soutenir des projets créatifs, motivants et suscitant l’implication active des jeunes dans leur réussite scolaire.

    Notre vision

    Que chaque jeune concrétise sa réussite éducative en découvrant, cultivant et valorisant ses capacités, avec le soutien de l’écosystème scolaire et de la communauté.

    Notre mission

    Contribuer à la persévérance scolaire, à l’employabilité et à l’engagement civique des jeunes en implantant des projets d’apprentissage expérientiel innovants qui créent des liens continus entre les milieux scolaires et la communauté.

    ABOUT US

    Youth Fusion is based on an innovative idea that was never tested before in Quebec and Canada: hiring university students as Project Coordinators in elementary and high schools to implement and support creative and inspiring projects that actively engage youth in their academic success.

    OUR VISION

    That each youth achieves educational success by discovering, cultivating, and valuing his abilities with the support of the school ecosystem and the community.

    OUR MISSION

    Contributing to school perseverance, employability, and civic engagement of youth by implementing innovative experiential learning projects that create ongoing links between school environment and the community.

    Project Coordinator – Artificial Intelligence -Montreal

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    Are you looking for a meaningful job?
    Do you want to complete your education with an opportunity that will launch your career?
    Seize the opportunity now: become a Youth Fusion coordinator!
    PROJECT COORDINATOR – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE -MONTREAL
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    Your role will be to introduce students in Secondary 3 to 5 to the technological and social notions of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Through weekly activities, you will address ethical issues related to AI and will guide students in learning simplified programming tools that can emulate machine learning processes, in developing dynamic behaviors and in the training of algorithms using artificial neural networks. At the end of the project, student will must have acquired technical skills and general knowledge of AI and entrepreneurship. The workshops will take place mainly during class hours and extracurricular time, in close collaboration with the teachers.

    • September to June, with possible contract renewal
    • Part-time: 3 to 12 hours per week per project, depending on the programs OR full-time
    • Greater Montreal, South Shore and North Shore
    • $20.00/hour (according to positions and regions) 
    • Possibility of coordinating several projects
    • Flexible and regular schedule according to your school schedule, which will allow you to reconcile your professional life with your academic success.
    • Paid training and support throughout the year.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Showing youth how to use the vocabulary related to artificial intelligence;
    • Support teams through their use of simplified programming tools;
    • Accompany students through all stages of creating a business plan;
    • Manage activities related to ethical issues related to AI, the mechanisms of AI functioning and the potential applications of AI in the industry and in the society.

    GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Having the students benefit from your expertise by putting forward projects that are integrative, stimulating and diverse;
    • Working closely with the school’s teachers and administrators, and Youth Fusion officials, in order to maximize the project’s impact and awareness within the school;
    • Maintaining a professional relationship with the school (diligent attendance, communications, adherence to the culture and rules of the school environment, etc.);
    • Taking initiative, being creative and a self-starter, in order to effectively contribute to the project’s execution and success;
    • Attending team and progress meetings;
    • Supervising the students and looking after their safety;
    • When needed, representing Youth Fusion, the sponsoring post-secondary institution or the project itself before our partners;
    • Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled;
    • Prepare for and participate in the year-end events to showcase the students’ success.

    Academic

    • Collegial or university program in progress or completed, related to engineering, science and technology, or any other related field.

    Experience

    • Work experience and skills with youth;
    • Good knowledge of AI concepts and applications;
    • Experience with at least one programming language (JavaScript, C ++, Python, etc.).

    Will be considered as an asset

    • Entrepreneurship knowledge business plan, marketing, market research, financial plan)
    • Any experience working with children with learning or behavioural difficulties;
    • Volunteer work or any other tangible experience working with youth (day or vacation camps, tutoring, etc.);
    • Ability to organize and facilitate activities;
    • Must have a strong desire to be a role model for the school’s students, and act as an agent of social change.

    Language(s)

    • Spoken and written English;
    • Spoken and written French (an asset, as some schools are French speaking).

    Software

    • Any software that allows for the creation of a program or AI system that is accessible for young students with no prior programming knowledge;
    • Office Suite.

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    IMPORTANT

    A criminal background check is required to work with vulnerable people. This is done at the time of hiring.

    If you have a work permit with this clause: “Is not authorized to work in 1) childcare, 2) high school or elementary school education, 3) health services,” unfortunately, we cannot consider you for the position, as the job is in the teaching field. To be able to work with us, you have the possibility, with a medical examination, to have this clause removed.  Do not hesitate to contact us to continue the hiring process if this clause is removed from your work permit.

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