volunteer positions

We are currently seeking Blog Writers, Curriculum Designers, Outreach Team members, and Workshop Facilitators! More information about Blog Writers and other positions are located below. Let's inspire the youth generation together!


Please note that we are only keeping the volunteer application open in case we are in need of any youth STEM volunteers. Do not expect a reply from us unless we have specified that we are currently seeking volunteers. Email stempower.ca@gmail.com with any additional questions.

open positions!

Blog Writer

Description

Blog Writers will write (mini) STEM articles to be published onto the STEMpower website. They may sometimes be assigned a specific topic to write about. However, most of the time, they may write about anything that interests them, as long as it aligns with the programs’ goals. They are expected to maintain regular communication with their team leader. The time commitment for this role will be about 1-2 hours a week.

Qualifications

Blog Writer(s) should have previous experience in writing articles or stories. They should be creative in order to create content that engages the audience.

Website Designers

Description

Website Designers are responsible for updating our website and publishing workshop content on a routine, weekly basis. In addition, you will constantly be improving our website’s graphic design. You will also be analyzing user reports and discussing them with the director to improve the website. You are expected to maintain regular communication with their team leader. The time commitment for this role is about 1-2 hours per week. 

Qualifications

Web Designers should have previous experience in graphic design or art. Experience with Wix.com is helpful, but not necessary. Web Designers should be able to analyze user reports and synthesize data to report back to the STEMpower team. They need to be reliable and consistent in order to keep the website up to date. 

Outreach Team

Description

The Outreach Team will manage emails to expand the program and increase STEMpower’s consumer base. They will be handling corporate and promotional partnerships. They are expected to maintain regular communication with their team leader. The time commitment for this role will be about 1-2 hours a week.

Qualifications

Outreach Team members should have previous experience in handling emails and reaching out to other organizations or programs. In this role, you will be expected to write and format emails in a professional way. 

Workshop Facilitator

Description

Workshop Facilitators will lead online workshops. They will follow the curriculum/lesson plan and interact with the students. They are expected to maintain regular communication with their team leader. The time commitment for this role will be about 2-3 hours a week. They must be available to teach on Saturdays from 10:40 AM PST to 12:00 PM PST.

Qualifications

Workshop Facilitators should have previous experience in working with children or teaching children. Some examples of previous experiences are being tutors, camp volunteers, babysitters, etc. They should be good role models and social in order to establish a safe and fun environment to keep the students engaged.

other positions

Content Creator

Description

Content Creators will help film and edit STEMpower videos. They will be one of the “faces” of this organization, and will work with the Videos Director to work on filming and editing. They will be expected to maintain transparent and consistent communication with other creators and the video director. This role requires, on average, 1-2 hours a week.

Qualifications

Content Creators should have some previous experience editing/producing videos. If you don't have any experience, that's okay, too. Content creators should be energetic, exciting, and have a positive attitude to engage students. 

Social Media Managers

Description

Social Media Managers will actively manage our social media accounts (Instagram, Nextdoor, etc.) and create posts to publicize our program and educational resources. They will also publicize our Youtube channel and connect with other social media accounts to promote STEMpower. They are expected to maintain regular communication with their team leader. This role will require a time commitment of about 1-2 hours each week.

Qualifications

Social Media Managers should have some experience with social media. Experience with running a non-personal account is useful, but not necessary. Social Media Managers should be able to design graphics, through Canva or other apps. They should be creative and innovative in order to produce engaging content for social media platforms including, but not limited to, Instagram and Youtube. 

Curriculum Designers

Description

Curriculum Designers will assist in developing STEM-oriented activity sheets, youth stem courses and lab activities for virtual workshops. They are expected to maintain regular communication with the team leader. On average, this role will require a time commitment of about 1-2 hours a week. Note that the workload during some weeks will be significantly higher than other weeks.

Qualifications

Curriculum Designers should have an interest and extensive knowledge in a broad range of STEM subjects, which may be evident through past experience in summer camps, higher-level courses, internships, strong grades, etc. In addition, they should be creative thinkers who can bring new and interesting ideas to curriculum development.

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