Your role will be to support students to develop a creative and positive association with robotics through a hands-on program supported by FIRST Robotics Canada. As project coordinator, you will provide support to the students and teachers, as they produce a Show Me Poster and a motorized Model made of LEGO parts related to this year’s challenge topic.

TERMS

  • Part-time
  • $17.25 hour
  • September 2018 – May 2019
  • 5 hours per week
  • Located in Oshawa, within the Durham District School Board
  • Possibility of contract renewal
  • Training will be provided

DESCRIPTION

  • Having the students benefit from your expertise by putting forward projects that are integrative, stimulating and wide-ranging
  • 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
  • Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled
  • When needed, representing Youth Fusion, the sponsoring university or college or the project itself before our partners

EDUCATION
Currently pursuing a university or college education in a field related to mechanics, engineering, science, or tech design

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working and interacting with children
  • A general knowledge of FIRST Robotics
  • Volunteer work or any other tangible experience working with youth (day or vacation camps, tutoring, etc.) 

LANGUAGE

  • Spoken and written English 

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Office Suite
  • Excellent command of at least one programming language (C++, Java, Python, etc.) 

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK

A vulnerable sector screening is required for this position. The process is subject to a confidentiality protocol between Youth Fusion and the local police. 

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.