Virtual Ventures employees are changing the future of Canada by helping youth build their scientific thinking and digital literacy skills to help youth move from simply consuming technology to being innovative producers of technology. We are looking for individuals who are innovative, team players, and passionate about STEM.

Job Overview

As a Junior STEM Camp Instructor for Virtual Ventures, you will be responsible for delivering STEM content through summer camps.

Programs are hosted on the Carleton University campus.  

All staff will receive thorough training in areas such as first aid, behavioral conditions, equity, classroom management, etc.

You will be supported by the full-time management team and work closely with the university student team as well as other high school students and volunteers. 

Work Term: Training June 26 – 28, Summer Camp July 2 – August 23, 2024

Hourly wage: $16/hour 

Important Dates for Hiring 

Wednesday March 20, 2024 11:45pm  Application Deadline 
March 25-29, 2024  Interviews 
April 12, 2024  All applicants informed of final hiring decisions 

What does a summer look like at Virtual Ventures?

  • Attend and be prepared for each day of camp 
  • Be responsible for small groups campers in a specified grade from kindergarten to grade 11 
  • Take initiative and problem solve when problems arise in camp
  • Listen and participate in discussions with campers, staff members, and management team


  • Youth aged 16-18 
  • Prior experience in Virtual Ventures programs, volunteering in summer camps is an asset
  • Computer literacy required and basic programming is an asset 
  • Strong leadership abilities 
  • Outstanding communication and teamwork skills 

Ideal Candidate 

  • Passionate about sharing STEM knowledge  
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in a simplified manor  
  • Innovative ideas  
  • Approachable  
  • Good problem solver  
  • Works well in a team


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