Summer Program Assistant

Organization:

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre Society

Deadline:

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.

Website:

http://www.spacecentre.ca

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

•    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:
careers@spacecentre.ca

Remuneration:

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

Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Email: careers@spacecentre.ca
Contact Phone: 604-738-7827

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