CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

We are always looking for motivated individuals who want to contribute to the growth of the next generation. If you don't see a role that fits your skills but you would like to jump on our rocket ship please email us at info@theleagueofinnovators.com

Activator Role

Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto or Anywhere else in Canada

Deadline: August 20, 2018

Position Overview

League of Innovators (LOI) is a national Canadian charity with a goal of building entrepreneurial acumen for youth, at scale. League of Innovators is a suite of accessible programs and tools to provide youth educational experiences that shorten their path to success, empower their ability to be their own boss, and amplify their impact as future innovators and entrepreneurs

 

Want to support our mission of building entrepreneurial acumen in youth at scale? Join our brand new Activator program! Activators are industry experts, innovators, and educators ready to give back to the community, and share their professional knowledge and life experiences with youth. Activators are trained by the LOI team on our flagship courses and are given opportunities to facilitate workshops and speak to youth in their local regions.

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities in your city for LOI to educate and impact a larger audience of youth

  • Facilitate discovery workshops on entrepreneurship and innovation, such as the Innovation Jam, Entrepreneurship 101 and Defining ‘you’ as an Entrepreneur

  • Share your personal story and provide youth the knowledge and support to build confidence and take ownership of their careers with purpose and clarity

  • Help develop skills such as problem solving, creativity and communication

  • Collect feedback and track metrics from each workshop and speaking engagement

  • Become a touchpoint to youth with business ideas and connect them with resources, ideas and LOI’s accelerator or connect program

 

Qualifications

  • Experience in entrepreneurship or within a startup community

  • Past experience facilitating events and/or workshops

  • Desire to give back and guide young leaders

  • Passion for entrepreneurship and making a positive difference

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

 

Commitment

  • The Activator role is a volunteer position. Commitment will vary based on workshops in your region and time of year. We recommend setting aside at least 5 hours per month to account for 1-2 speaking engagements.

  • A 2-hour virtual training session will take place the first week of September followed by a monthly review

 

Benefits

  • First-hand knowledge and experience in LOI’s work with youth entrepreneurs

  • Professional skills and leadership experience

  • Contacts and networks within the Canadian startup ecosystem

  • Opportunities to contribute to entrepreneurial stewardship, education and future economic impact

  • Being a part of a team of passionate and committed individuals

 

Start Date: Fall 2018

Apply by August 20 to be included in the first cohort of Activators.

Location: Vancouver or Toronto or Calgary or really anywhere where there are youth in Canada. 

 

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