Applications for our full-time positions are currently CLOSED. We invite everyone with a passion for STEAM to apply, including those who are not currently studying in school or those who are part of a co-op program.

Instructor Positions

Instructor Applications are now CLOSED.

Full-Time Workshops and Camps Instructor (Currently Closed)
Full-time Workshop and Camps Instructors will travel to schools around the Okanagan to lead STEAM workshops with a co-instructor for approximately 6 weeks. After workshop season, these instructors will transition to deliver week-long STEAM day-camps on and off-campus.

Full-Time Camps Instructor (Currently Closed)
Full-time Camps Instructors are key pieces to our Okanagan team and will deliver week-long STEAM day-camps on and off-campus with a co-instructor.

Student Assistant Positions

Student Assistant Applications are now CLOSED.

Full-Time Workshops and Camps Student Assistant (Currently Closed)
Full-time Student Assistants develop and lead our instructor team to deliver Geering Up workshops, camps, and other associated programming on and off-campus. The ideal candidate for this position has a mixture of strong team leadership and administrative skills.

STEM Leadership Program

How Do I Apply?

  1. Get to know Geering Up
    Explore our website. Get to know how Geering Up works. Contact us if you have questions. Be sure to read the job descriptions fully before applying for positions!
  2. Prepare your application
    During the process of filling out the application form, you will be asked for a brief summary of your relevant work/volunteer experience and a PDF of your resume.
  3. Fill out the Application Form
    The application form is available above if positions are open. You will be asked to attach your resume to the last page of this application form. You will not receive a confirmation email when your application has been received by us.


Geering Up is an organization that exists to bring STEAM programming to youth across BC regardless of their background. To achieve this, Geering Up provides in-school workshops, summer camps, weekend clubs, events, and outreach. Our instructor team plans and delivers this fantastic content.

Yes! In the same way that STEAM is multi-disciplinary, we hire staff who bring knowledge in a variety of areas. Preference is given to those with experience teaching, but we encourage everyone to apply.

Yes! However, please be advised that our positions work with young children. If you are an international student on a work permit, a completed medical exam is required prior to your start date for these positions. Please refer to the Government of Canada website or contact your local visa office for additional information.

Given these uncertain times, we may choose to not hire some of the above roles. We encourage everyone to apply! We will connect with applicants who applied for roles which we have had to alter or drop to see if they are interested in other available positions.

Student Assistants are the title we give to our staff who help out with our administration team. They often directly oversee a project, which could include supervising a group of Instructors.

Have more questions?
You can reach us at kelowna.geeringup@ubc.ca.