Your role is to develop creative, conceptual and social skills in environmental design and sustainable development with junior 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

  • Part time
  • $17.25/hr
  • September 2018 – May 2019
  • 6-10 hours a week
  • Located in Sarnia, within the St. Clair Catholic District School Board
  • Possibility of contract renewal and flexible hours
  • Training will be provided

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Having the students benefit from your expertise by facilitating projects that are integrative, stimulating and flexible
  • 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
  • If necessary, representing Youth Fusion at the University affiliated with the project and their partners
  • Producing reports and collecting data within deadlines 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS

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

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE PREFERRED

  • Working experience with teenagers
  • Understanding how to organize and implement projects 

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Spoken and written English fluency

Computer Skills Preferred

  • Office Suite
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Sketch-up
  • Autocad

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK

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

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit all applications to vlee@youthfusion.org. Only qualified candidates will be selected for interviews. Youth Fusion is an equal opportunity employer.