Braintrust Canada

Program Facilitator

Theme: Youth at Risk
Location: Kelowna
Age Group: Early Years, Elementary, and Secondary
Associated Costs: Teacher candidates will need to have access to transit or a vehicle and be responsible for their own travel expenses to and from the BrainTrust office, as well as travel within the community as needed.

Position Description

The teacher candidates will help facilitate BrainTrust Canada’s Skullwise Program, an educational program that aims to reduce preventable brain injury in youth. Encouraged by the success of the Skullwise Program in elementary schools in past years, BrainTrust plans to extend the program to secondary schools in 2022. The teacher candidates will be responsible for meeting the following objectives:

  • Adapt the existing program and toolkit for secondary school students
  • Help coordinate delivery of the program to Central Okanagan secondary schools
  • Hold a virtual video contest for secondary school students
  • Revise existing measurement tools to gauge program effectiveness with this age group Candidates may be asked to work with the agency in a blended format. In this case, most of the work would be completed virtually, but there would be an opportunity for occasional in-person meetings.
Expected hours Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
# of placements 3

Organization Information

BrainTrust Canada is a non-profit dedicated to meeting the unique needs of people affected by acquired brain injury. As a collaborative and innovative community partner, we use evidence-based approaches to provide cognitive rehabilitation services, as well as brain injury prevention and education.

Braintrust Canada Website