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.

TERMS

  • Part-time
  • $14,50/hour
  • September to June of the following year
  • Maximum 8 hours per week, per project
    • Laval-Senior Academy
    • École Victor-Rousselot
    • Dunrae Gardens
    • Charles-Lemoyne
  • Possibility for more than one contract
  • Montreal
  • Possibility of renewal and flexible hours

APPLICATION

Send your resume to mlacoste@fusionjeunesse.org. We only contact applicants who meet our needs and criteria.

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;
  • 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.

 REQUIREMENTS

 Academic

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

Experience

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

 Will be considered as asset

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

 Computer

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

 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND

Verification is required to work with a vulnerable clientele. This check is done during the hiring.