Volunteer Opportunity

HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER - STEM INNOVATION PROGRAM - Volunteer Role

Remote
Volunteer must be in Canada
New
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Published 1 month ago

Details at a Glance

Schedule
Weekdays
Time Commitment
A few hours per week
Recurrence
Recurring

Description

Are you passionate about ensuring workplace safety and well-being? Join us as a Volunteer Health and Safety Manager to contribute to fostering a secure environment for our community.

The Stem Montessori Academy of Canada is a federally registered not-for-profit regional science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) program open to all students with the mission to deliver top-notch STEM literacy and application. The STEM program educates students from preschool to high school and is available to all children nationwide. SMAC specializes in an advanced, bar-none STEM-based educational curriculum that emphasizes the interconnected subject areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).


Our successful volunteers have these characteristics:

• Self-directed and motivated learner

• Research answers and questions independently, but know when to ask for assistance

• Shows initiative within competence limits and seeks means to fulfill areas for improvement

• Flexible, confident, and respectful to others

• Passion for education

• Enthusiastic and exemplifies a good work ethic - dedicated and committed

• Great at planning, organization, leadership and teamwork, and time management


Duties & Responsibilities:

• Developing, implementing, and maintaining safety programs, including fire drills and emergency plans.

• Coordinating health and safety requirements for events and providing logistical information.

• Liaising with Human Resources to create comprehensive safety plans for program locations.

• Preparing health and safety reporting and training materials.

• Managing the medical needs of programs and coordinating first aid stations.

• Delivering ongoing health and safety training to volunteers and staff.

• Investigating and evaluating requests for assistance and concerns regarding working conditions.

• Recommending first aid needs and requirements and building first aid stations.

• Performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety or a related field.

• 6+ months of experience in health and safety management or a related area.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills, with an emphasis on clear communication of safety protocols.

• Excellent time management and organizational abilities to effectively implement safety programs.

• Availability to attend occasional Zoom meetings.


Other Information:

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our biggest and most important STEM Innovation Summer Program to date, running across 4 provinces!

We need eager volunteers to help us plan, and execute this program. Whether you are a new volunteer or a past volunteer, we are reaching out to you to see if you have any time to lend. We need your help!


The volunteer requirement for this program is a commitment of at least 2-4 hours per week from April 2 - 15 and will last until June 30, 2024. We have a lot of exciting opportunities including team leadership, management, supervisory, and VP positions available for this project.

Are you passionate about ensuring workplace safety and well-being? Join us as a Volunteer Health and Safety Manager to contribute to fostering a secure environment for our community.

The Stem Montessori Academy of Canada is a federally…

Location

Remote
Volunteer must be in Canada
Associated Location
24 Alexander St, Brampton, ON L6V 1H6, Canada

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