Summer Program Assistant


H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Society


Apr. 25, 2018

Organization Description:

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a non-profit community resource that brings the wonders of space to Earth, while providing a personal sense of ongoing discovery. Through innovative programming, exhibits and activities, our goal is to inspire sustained interest in the fields of Earth science, space science and astronomy.


Job Description:

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is seeking a dynamic individual to work with our programming staff in delivering educational programs to the general public.


Working with staff in our education department, this position involves preparing and leading activities for children as well as working with a general family audience.


•    completed at least one year of university or college
•    Excellent professional, organizational and communication skills with a passion for working with people
•    Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills and proven ability to communicate with children and adults in a fun and engaging manner
•    Excellent team work ethic with the flexibility and initiative required to jump in and assist where needed
•    Energetic and enthusiastic self starter, with a willingness to learn and to multitask
•    Interest in astronomy and space science an asset
•    Be Flexible
•    Experience working with and managing groups of children
•    Familiar with computers and basic office applications
•    Comfortable when working with technology

This is a grant-funded student employment position.  Candidates must be
•    registered as a full time student with the intent of returning in the fall
•    between the ages of 16-30
•    be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
•    legally entitled to work in Canada
•    applications from students facing barriers to the labour market, such as those with disabilities, visible minority and Aboriginal students are welcomed

How to Apply:

Please apply in writing with a resume and cover letter no later than 5:00pm Wednesday, April 25, 2018 to:
Human Resources:


$12.50/hr, plus 8% in lieu of benefits

Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 604-738-7827

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