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Lethbridge, AB, Canada

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About the Role

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of Let’s Talk Science programs at the U of L. The Program Coordinator will work with the Faculty Advisor to support U of L volunteers to deliver both virtual and in-person activities, maintain communication with the national LTS office, and gather volunteer and participant feedback. Additionally, they will work to actively engage school partners and community groups to create long-lasting and meaningful collaborations and partnerships.Responsibilities
• Work with Let’s Talk Science National Office staff to implement local outreach activities
• Work with Faculty Advisor and National Office to recruit local volunteers
• Support Let’s Talk Science outreach volunteers as they deliver activity workshops through:
o Purchasing and preparing activity materials
o Coordinating pick-up/drop-off of materials with volunteers
• Develop new activities as needed
• Support program evaluation exercises
• Build and maintain relevant relationships on behalf of Let’s Talk Science (eg community leaders, program partners, volunteers, etc.)
• Connect with local educators to provide support for implementation of STEM programming in the classroom and the integration of Let’s Talk Science programs
• Support STEM events and STEM career awareness (ie STEM community events, science fairs, career talks, etc.)
• Support the development of a sustainable implementation plan that is relevant to participating communities
• Other duties as required that are within the scope of the positionWorking Relationships
• Reports to the Faculty Advisor for the U of L and the Regional Coordinator, Western Canada
• Works closely with other Let’s Talk Science representatives at the U of L
• Interacts frequently with children, youth, volunteers, teachers, and community members, occasionally with parents and funder representatives



  • Passion for STEM education

  • Experience coordinating the design and/or delivery of education programs

  • A current U of L student

  • Ability to provide valid vulnerable sector screening or have one completed

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient use of MS Office, email, Google Suite, social media

  • Excellent working knowledge and understanding of education sector as it relates to STEM, skills, and career pathways

  • Ability to manage a complex project and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships

  • Ensures professionalism, confidentiality, diplomacy and tact

  • Respect for diverse worldviews and community context

  • Ability to work outside regular hours

  • Ability to work some weekend hours as required

  • Ability to lift and carry materials that may weigh but to 10 kg

  • Ability to travel to schools and communities being served

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to:
Faculty Supervisor Chad Povey (

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