• Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Program Sponsor Director - STEM INNOVATION PROGRAM - Volunteer Role

2 hours / weekly
STEM Montessori Academy of Canada (SMAC) will be a regional STEM program open to all students with the mission to deliver top-notch STEM literacy and application. The STEM program will educate students from preschool to high school. SMAC will specialize in an advanced, bar-none STEM-based educational curriculum that emphasizes the interconnected subject areas of science, technology, engineering, and math.

STEM is currently recruiting a volunteer Program Sponsor Director, to join our department in a volunteer role. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, the ideal candidate will execute and maintain our values and organizational goals while managing continual efficient operations.

Key Responsibilities:
●	Identify and cultivate relationships with businesses, organizations, and individuals interested in sponsoring specific STEM programs or providing facilities for program activities.
●	Develop sponsorship proposals outlining the benefits and recognition opportunities for program sponsors.
●	Negotiate sponsorship agreements and ensure fulfillment of sponsor benefits, such as branding opportunities and program acknowledgments.
●	Collaborate with program coordinators to match sponsors with relevant programs or initiatives.
●	Manage relationships with program sponsors and provide regular updates on program activities and outcomes.
●	Evaluate the impact of sponsorships on program sustainability and make recommendations for future sponsorship strategies.

●	Previous experience acquiring donors an asset
●	Demonstrated ability to manage projects and tasks related to STEM Education
●	Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
●	Proficient in all Microsoft applications.
●	Experience operations management, and organizational effectiveness, implementing best practices.
●	Demonstrated leadership and collaboration under critical time constraints and ability to prioritize and delegate tasks.
●	Ability to motivate and display a strong work ethic and team initiatives in a diverse and ethical workplace.
●	Committed to continued learning in a stimulating environment.

Knowledge working with a non-profit organization is considered an asset.
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 requirements 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.

Other Fundraising Team Opportunities:
●	Fundraising Director
●	Fundraising Manager
●	Fundraising Team Member
●	Student Fundraising Page Manager
●	Crowdfunding Director
●	Sponsor-a-child Director
●	Swag and Donation Director
●	Donation Manager
●	Room and Program Sponsor Director
●	Volunteer Grant Writers
●	Certificates and Awards Manager

With all hands and hearts on deck, we have the opportunity to make an even greater impact on our community than ever before.

This STEM Innovation Program is not just about tasks - it's about commitment, dedication, and delivering results that will change lives. Together, we have the power to create positive change and leave a lasting legacy in our community.

This is your chance to be part of something truly special and meaningful. Whether you're a seasoned volunteer or new to the team, we need your passion, skills, and enthusiasm to make this program a success.

*Please note, that you must be available for the next 3 months if you commit to a position listed above. All volunteers on board for this project must be available to attend weekly team meetings on any ONE of the following days:

- Thursday evenings 8 pm Eastern - 40 - 60 minutes, OR
- Sunday evenings 8 pm Eastern - 40 - 60 minutes, OR
- Wednesday noon Eastern - 40 - 60 minutes

**Only ONE of these times listed above needs to work with your schedule.

We are strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community. We welcome and encourage applications from all religious backgrounds, persons of color, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and others who can contribute to the diversification of our community. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume to volunteer@stemcanada.ca

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however, only those candidates selected will be contacted.

Interested individuals should submit their resume for immediate consideration.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
What’s in it for You?
●	Gain experience as a volunteer Program Sponsor Director
●	Learn and develop new strategies in a continuous learning environment
●	Job reference (after completion of a 6-month term)
●	Travel compensation (if required)
●	Build new networks and associations in the field
●	Contribute to the future of the next generation
●	Flexible hours (2-4 hours per week)
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule