Your role is to develop creative, conceptual, and social skills in environmental design and sustainable development with high school students. By setting up activities, workshops and interactive tours, the coordinator guides the youth through the steps of making an environmental design project, from concept to realization. This project aims to make youth aware of the environment around them and gets them to develop plausible solutions to local, social, and environmental issues.

Terms:

Contract Period:

September 2017 to June 2018

Number of hours of work:

10 hours per week

Salary:

16$/ hour

Other benefits:

- Possibility of contract renewal and flexible hours
- Training will be provided

Responsibilities:

- Delivering stimulating and varied knowledge for students and developing integrated projects
- Work closely with teachers, school administration, and representatives of Youth Fusion, to maximize the impact and visibility of the project in the school
- Maintaining a professional working relationship with the school (attendance, communication, respect of community culture, etc.)
- Demonstrating initiative, creativity and autonomy for the duration of the project, to ensure the achievements and success of the students
- Being present at team meetings and follow ups
- Supervising youth and ensuring their safety
- If necessary, representing Youth Fusion at the University affiliated with the project and their partners
- Producing reports and collecting data within deadlines

Knowledge and skills:

Currently pursuing a university or college education in a field related to environmental design

Experience:

- Working experience with teenagers
- Understanding how to organize and demonstrate projects

Languages:

Spoken and written English fluency

Software:

- Office Suite
- Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator)
- Sketchup
- Autocad

Criminal background:

A vulnerable sector screening is required for this position, in accordance with Ontario Law and Board of Education policies