Let’s Talk Science 2022 site coordinator volunteer opportunity

Calling all senior undergraduate and graduate science, social science, and engineering students!

Let’s Talk Science (LTS) is looking for a Site Coordinator for 2022. Read on to learn more about this volunteer opportunity.


The Opportunity

Join a national network of enthusiastic senior undergraduate and graduate science, social science, and engineering students working together to make a difference in the science literacy of young Canadians!


The Responsibilities

  • Recruit and train new site volunteers
  • Recruit educators
  • Support volunteers by helping plan activities, organizing activity supplies, and making travel arrangements
  • Plan and organize trips to rural and remote communities
  • Maintain records of activities carried out and evaluations received on the web-based portal
  • Track program finances and maintain the site budget
  • Raise funds to ensure continuation of all aspects of the program, including coordinator stipends
  • Compile and write stewardship reports to funders
  • Maintain strong communication with LTS National Office and local program supporters
  • Annually attend at least one fully funded LTS conference


The Benefits

  • Develop business and science communication skills
  • Gain fundraising and budgetary skills
  • Work in a positive environment
  • Paid travel to LTS conferences and rural communities (as possible, given COVID-19 safety protocols)
  • Possibility to earn a coordinator stipend based on amount of funding secured for the year.


To apply

Please send your resume with references and cover letter to Dr. Jane Gair at jgair@uvic.ca. Deadline for application is April 1, 2022.  


Click here to view the opportunity's official advertising poster.