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Resource Team

2017 Applications Now CLOSED

All Resource Team positions for 2017 will be assigned as a support staff to a particular age group/camp/program for the camp session, and will accomplish certain tasks for that age group, as well as having certain specific duties assigned based on Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for May and June.

Age/Camp Groups:

  • Banting (grade 1/2) – 4 camps
  • Suzuki (grade 3/4) – 3 camps
  • Newton (grade 5/6) & Edison (grade 7-9) – 3 camps
  • Tech: Hawking (grade 3/4), Payette (grade 5/6) and Tesla (grade 7-9)  – 4 camps
  • Satellite Travelling Teams: Hubble (grade 1-3), Crick (grade 4-6), Watson (5-8 Tech)
  • High School: Catalyst, Leader in Training, E3

For example, all Resource Team members will be required to review materials/shopping lists for each of their camps for accuracy, reasonability and completion. While one or two people may be responsible for helping to purchase, sort and distribute materials. Or one Resource Team member will be responsible for setting up each camp’s Community Visitor in May and June, while each Age Group Support will be required to meet that Visitor during each visit in July and August.

There will be 6 Resource Team Member Positions Available for May to August 2017

How to apply

To apply to any of the following jobs, please send the following to esqinfo@uwaterloo.ca. Please ensure that all documents are sent in one PDF package.

  • An electronic copy of your resume.
  • A 1-2 page proposal outlining what you hope to accomplish in the position(s) you apply for. Include new ideas, changes, and improvements! Include any of the specific tasks you would feel most suit your skill set. Feel free to consult with directors if you have any question regarding your proposal contents.
  • 1 activity idea/concept for the age group that you would most like to supervise, and 1 idea/concept that could be used as a “full camp activity” – the activity that every camp can do, with results shared at the end of the week.

ESQ will only consider complete applications and will not follow up with any candidates who submit incomplete applications

Applications are due by: Monday, November 28, 2016 at 4:00pm

Interviews are expected to take place December 2 or 6. Alternate dates may be considered for exam conflict.

Job Tasks

All Resource Team members are expected to:

  • Work collaboratively with other management staff and directors, and full time University of Waterloo employees, assisting each other when necessary
  • Be available to work 8 am – 5 pm on the majority of days
  • Act as a mentor to University Leaders in a particular age group or program. This includes, but is not limited to, reviewing and supporting specific age group camp development, such as activity development, write-up and budget review.
  • Replace camp leaders as staffing needs dictate, and act as a staff support during high-intensity activities
  • Update an online final report for your position
  • Assist with other management and office tasks as directed
  • Complete tasks that do not relate to Engineering Science Quest, but make use of your particular skill sets and duties.
  • Prepare for weekly Monday morning registration
  • Engaging campers and parents via Social Media tools.
  • There may be evening and weekend work assigned as needed
  • Possess a G level license by May 1st 2017.

Additional tasks that will be divided between Resource Team members:

Additional Resource Team Positions

2013 Actua Award for Leadership and Innovation

Hive WR Founding Member Badge

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