Your role will be to enable the students (high school level special education and regular classes) to become creatively, conceptually and socially fluent in environmental design and sustainability. Via workshops and interactive field trips, you will shepherd your students through the various stages of putting together a design project, from idea to presentation. The project’s purpose is to sensitize students to the environment around them, and to also encourage them to find plausible solutions for certain local social and environmental issues.


Contract Period:

September 2017 to June 2018

Number of hours of work:

Maximum 8 hours per week




- Montreal
- Possibility of renewal and flexible hours


- 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;
- When needed, representing Youth Fusion, the sponsoring university or the project itself before our partners;
- Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled.

Knowledge and skills:

Currently enrolled in a university program, related to environmental design, urban planning or architecture


- Experience working and interacting with teenagers
- Able to organize exhibits and shows


- Spoken and written French
- Spoken and written English (some English schools will be participating in the program)


- Office Suite
- Creative Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator (asset))
- Sketchup
- Autocad (asset)

Criminal background:

A criminal background check and vulnerable sector screening is required for this position. The process is subject to a confidentiality protocol between Youth Fusion and the SPVM.