PART-TIME-POSITIONS

PART-TIME POSITIONS

Applications for our part-time positions are currently CLOSED. Please check back periodically for new part-time opportunities. We invite everyone with a passion for STEAM to apply for our part-time positions, 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

Part-time Programming Instructor  (Currently Closed)
Part-time Programming Instructors develop and deliver Geering Up events and other associated programming on and off-campus during the academic year. These positions typically run from January to April and applications open in the October prior to the start date.

Student Assistant Positions

Student Assistant Applications are now CLOSED

Part-time Programming Student Assistant  (Currently Closed)
Part-time or Hybrid Programming Student Assistants develop and deliver Geering Up events and other associated programming on and off-campus during the academic year. Using their mixture of teaching and administrative skills, they prepare future programming while also delivering events and clubs.
These positions typically run from September to April OR from January to April; applications open in the July prior to the start date.

How Do I Apply?

  1. Get to know Geering Up
    Explore our website. Get to know how Geering Up works. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
  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.

FAQs

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 may be 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.