Youth Program Coordinator Intern

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, youth focused and motivated person to join our team!

Youth Program Coordinator Intern

This is an exciting opportunity for a youth (age 15 – 30) to learn about planning, instructing, and coordinating maker and STEM programming for youth aged 8-17. The position will run for 12 weeks, at 30 hours per week.

Our organization is dynamic and fast-paced. We’re looking for someone that loves working in a team, is passionate about helping youth learn and grow, is self-directed, and will thrive in a community of makers, entrepreneurs, startups, and creatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach age-appropriate hands-on STEM activities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math using our laser cutter, 3D printer, woodshop, metal shop, and sewing resources
  • Build lesson plans in a comprehensive manner and use visual/audio means to facilitate learning
  • Implement lesson plans in a fun, engaging, and creative manner
  • Create a fun and safe learning environment
  • Maintain a tidy and orderly classroom
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents
  • Follow guidelines and safety protocols defined by Yukonstruct
  • Collaborate with other instructors and staff and participate in regular mentoring sessions

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be between the ages of 19 and 30
  • Candidate must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee. International students are not eligible.
  • Passionate about working with youth
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Well-organized, adaptable, and committed
  • Fun, creative, and energetic
  • Passionate about learning new skills and receptive to training
  • Clear vulnerable sector check

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience with youth aged 8-17
  • Experience in STEM subjects (Math, Technology, or Science)
  • Knowledge of teaching best practices and educational standards

This is a contract position starting as soon as possible.

This position has been made possible by the Canada Summer Jobs program, provided by the federal government of Canada.

Additional Application Instructions

Apply to jeramy@yukonstruct.com with a cover letter and resume.