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Summer 2019 Application Form [Applied Sciences]

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Summer 2019 Full Time Application Form

Position: Classroom Workshops and Summer Camp Instructor
Deadline: February 24th - Midnight

About Science AL!VE
Science AL!VE is a not-for-profit, STEM education program based at Simon Fraser University. Our mandate is to encourage, inspire and expose youth of all backgrounds to the many fields of science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on and interactive activities. Science AL!VE reaches over 15,000 youth annually across all our programs and is a proud member of Actua; a national affiliation linking over 30 programs across Canada.

About the Position
-Summer Instructors work full time (40 hours/week) from April 29th – August 27th 2019
-Note there are a few positions available that are full time (40 hours/week) from June 28th – August 27th 2019. If you are interested in this please indicate so in your cover letter.
-Pay is $14.25/hour with a potential for increase depending on funding availability
-May/June: visit schools with our engaging classroom workshops
-July/August: develop innovative and hands-on camp curriculum and teach summer camps
-Opportunities for outreach to Indigenous communities in Northern BC and Haida Gwaii
-Develop teaching and leadership skills
-Inspiring future generations of STEM enthusiasts
-Positions are available with focuses on the following: digital skills and coding, engineering, working with all-girls, local and rural outreach

Mandatory Qualifications (required or willing to obtain prior to start date)
-Undergraduate students preferred
-Valid first aid certification at a minimum level of Standard First Aid (CPR-C and AED)
-Completed Criminal Record Check for the vulnerable sector

Other Qualifications
-Demonstrates enthusiasm for STEM and education
-Experience working with youth
-Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
-Creative and innovative
-Public speaking and presentation skills
-Ability to take initiative
-Shows dedication and reliability
-Organizational skills
-Class 5 license and access to a vehicle is an asset

Please attach a resume with at least 2 references as well as a 0.5 page cover letter including an answer to the following question: What, in your opinion, is the most important aspect of STEM outreach? In other words why does Science AL!VE do what we do and why do you want to be a part of that?

Note that applications are due midnight February 24th and successful applicants will be contacted the following Monday with more information about the group interview on Saturday March 2nd from either 9:30am-12:30pm or 1:00-4:00pm. Indicate in your cover letter if you have a conflict with this date or if you have a time slot preference. If you are applying from out of town please indicate and we will arrange an e-interview.

Questions? Feel free to call (778-782-5912), email (, or drop by the Science AL!VE Office (SFU Burnaby, K9507).


Alisha Ward

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