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Bilingual STEAM Facilitator

Full Time (Summer 2019), 12 weeks
Start Date: June 10, 2019
Application Deadline: April 22, 2019
Must be Bilingual (fluent in French and English)
Must meet Young Canada Works Program Eligibility Guidelines

Project & Job Objectives:
The Bilingual STEAM Facilitator will be a member of the visitor services team working in the fun and challenging setting of a hands-on science centre. The Bilingual STEAM Facilitator will use both official languages to orient and assist visitors, interpret exhibits, programs and deliver exciting science demonstrations. They will review and improve upon program scripts written in French, and will promote the use of French within the centre.

Description of Tasks:
The STEAM Facilitator works in the Science Education department under the supervision of the Manager of Science Experience and Innovation.
The primary tasks are:
1) to facilitate the visitor’s experience
2) to present live science shows, demonstrations and programs
3) to create an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment around the topic of science (STEM)
4) to maintain a safe and clean environment for visitors
5) to work within a team-oriented environment, collaborating on new initiatives, developing scheduling plans


One or a combination of education, science, museum studies or a related field at a university level. Experience in a museum, science centre or recreational setting an asset. Experience in a front-line setting dealing with the public required. Bilingualism in English and French (spoken) is required. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements for the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages summer employment program.

Young Canada Works requirements include; the applicant must be full-time students returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2019; the applicant must either be a student from Halifax attending a school outside of Halifax, or a student originally from outside of Halifax attending school in Halifax; the applicant must be registered as an applicant on the Young Canada Works website.


Please email resume or Fax to (902)492- 3170. Please name electronic documents with your name included (eg. jane_doe_resume.doc). All applicants are thanked for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Phone interviews will be made available. Discovery Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

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