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Job Number:  45857
Program Coordinator – STEM & EnvironMentality
Job Posted: Friday, 29 June 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 29 July 2018
(56 days ago)
Scouts Canada
Region: Ottawa area Type: Full time
Location: Ottawa Salary: (not entered)


Scouts Canada is seeking a Program Coordinator – STEM & EnvironMentality to join our team at our National Office in Ottawa.


Scouts Canada promises youth, parents and the community at large that “It Starts with Scouts”.  Scouts aims to provide youth with opportunities to experience new things and develop into capable and well-rounded individuals.


Working closely with the Scouting Experience team, you will support the continued development and implementation of the STEM and EnvionMentality program at Scouts Canada. In your role you will provide staff support to the development of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts ensuring the STEM program is fully integrated and aligned with Scouts Canada’s core programs.  Lead the development and implementation of Scouts Canada’s new environmental stewardship program “EnvironMentality”.


Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Lead and manage the development and implementation of the Scouts Canada STEM program and the EnvironMentality Program.
    • Enhancing/developing a multi-year strategic plan, associated roadmap and detailed annual business plans. Including how STEM & EnvironMentality will deliver on the mission of Scouting.
    • Working closely with the joint volunteer and staff program team to ensure the STEM program is fully integrated with the Canadian Path. Including recruiting and supporting volunteers and subject matter experts to assist in the expansion of STEM related programs.
  • Collaborate with the Scouting Experience teams to develop integrated communications, change management and implementation strategies to support the implementation of the STEM & EnvironMentality
  • Co-ordinate efforts with Volunteer Services to ensure timely and appropriate adjustments are created to support the training and service support of Section Scouters as it relates to the STEM program and EnvironMentality.
  • Lead research funding opportunities to help enhance both fields and, as appropriate, development of government / private grants. Work with the (Revenue) Development team to ensure an integrated approach to fundraising, sponsorship and alumni support.
  • Provide support and guidance as required with respect to other programs and projects which are directed through the Program Services Department. Such projects and programs could be related to Canadian or World Jamborees; International Relations and #NatureForAll partners.
  • Monitor, analyze and share with the membership, new research relative to youth development, educational trends, recreational areas and shifts in societal practices which could impact on the age groups served within the Movement.

What you bring to the table: 

  • The ability to develop positive, effective working relationships with staff, volunteers and members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to convey complex STEM and Environmental concepts in a straightforward fashion
  • Highly strategic thinker and can develop programs that support organizational goals
  • Strong project management skills to see program projects through from development, execution and evaluation
  • You are a team player and have the ability to positively influence a collaborative environment
  • A Creative thinker and bring innovative ideas and concepts to programs
  • You are energetic, motivated self-starter with a strong drive for results
  • You are flexible and understand there is more than one way to accomplish a goal


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a STEM or Environmental discipline or related field.
  • Master’s Degree in Education is an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in teaching and/or program development
  • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of current educational trends in curriculum and instruction
  • Experience with and/or understanding of the application of technology and social media tools to educational programs for youth


Other Details: 

  • You will work at our National Office in Ottawa
  • Regular office hours, with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities.
  • Must have a clean Police Record Check and pass a Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • Some travel required to Council events or other opportunities to support of Scouts Canada program


We’ve got you covered…


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes a fabulous merchandise discount; an employer-matched retirement plan after one year; extended health, prescription, vision and dental coverage and more.

If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. Please submit your application to .


Scouts Canada thanks you for taking the time to consider this position.  Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. For more information about Scouts Canada, please visit our web sites at www.scouts.ca.  For more information and details about our current STEM programming please visit www.scouts.ca/program/stem/.


Scouts Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact Human Resources at or 613-224-5131 ex 252 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.



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If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. Please submit your application to .
Contact Details:
Scouts Canada
1345 Baseline Road
Ottawa, ON, K2C 0A7

Tel: 613-224-5134
www:   www.scouts.ca/careers

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