Rural eMentoring BC

Online program analyst and developer

Location(s): Multiple Locations
Expected Hours: Flexible: The program staff work 10-5pm on weekdays, but candidates can choose their own hours, barring a weekly meeting with the project manager during her work hours.
Preferred Candidate Stream: Teaching adolescents
Age Group(s): Secondary
Language(s): English
Number of Placements: 3

Theme: Educational Technology, Distance Education, Indigenous Education / Studies, and Rural Education

Position Description

We are looking for teacher candidates who are interested in online learning/education, rural education, career education, social studies, counselling, or Indigenous education.

Teacher candidates can choose their own project that fit their interests and help advance their career goals. Below are some specific areas that we are looking for help in, but we are open to hearing your own ideas for projects.

  • Bringing rural to the forefront: we are looking for candidates from rural backgrounds to bring the theme of “rural” to the forefront of our curriculum. The candidate would evaluate our curriculum and identify where more rural themes, values, and resources can be woven in, and then implement these changes.
  • Curriculum unit refreshes: the candidate can choose to update and refresh any of the following units: skills for adulting/living independently, paying for post-secondary education, confronting racism/discrimination, finding resources and allies to overcome obstacles, post-secondary and career pathways, finding your transferable skills/creating a resume/applying and interviewing for jobs
  •  Finding ways to incorporate universal design for learning throughout our curriculum.
  • Indigenous outreach, recruitment and retention: work with our Indigenous Initiatives Manager to find ways to market the program to Indigenous educators and students. Candidates could also work on creating ways to effectively connect Indigenous students with culturally specific student resources and supports, including programs that bridge the transition between high school and their desired post-secondary institutions.

If you would like to discuss your options before making your selections, the project manager is happy to have a no obligation chat with you –

Organization Information

Rural eMentoring BC is a free online mentoring program that matches rural youth mentees with post-secondary student mentors. With the advice and guidance of their mentor, rural youth explore their educational and career options, and gain the valuable skills needed to become informed and conscientious adults.

Rural eMentoring BC Website