Event Co-Ordinator (Canada Summer Jobs)

  • Location: Cape Breton University
  • Deadline: June 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm

About the Job:

The successful candidate will work with the Island Wise Team to prepare and plan retreats for underrepresented groups interested in science ages 12-18.


  • Cultivate relationships with key stakeholders across CB Island involved in science, education and under represented groups
  • Responsible for communication, social media, media and outreach of the events.
  • Design and deliver/coordinate innovative STEM programming for under represented groups of all ages
  • Support the current offerings under the Island WISE program (summer camp coordination, mentorship and mentee programming)
  • Work with/support student volunteers for Island WISE programming Communicate information, gather information on Island WISE events Participate in Island WISE committee meetings
  • Handle invoicing and reimbursement/budgeting for activities and events.
  • Work in a remote environment
  • Reach out to public schools, after school programming, work with the various school boards and work within CBU to coordinate and plan events.


  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Experience communicating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience working with children and youth

Canada Summer Jobs Eligibility:
• be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
• be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
• have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
• The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.
• International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Youth awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa or work visa are ineligible. As the objective of the Canada Summer Jobs program is to support youth entering the Canadian labour market, the temporary nature of an international student’s time in Canada does not allow for a long-term connection to the labour market.
For further eligibility details, please see: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/canada/employment-social-development/services/funding/CSJ2020_applicant_guide.pdf

A criminal record check will be required.

How to Apply:

Forward resume to:
Application Deadline:
June 15, 2020