Science Navigator – Summer position

  • Start Date:  June 6, 2022
  • End Date: August 26, 2022
  • $15.00/hr
  • 5 days/week 7hrs/day

Cape Breton Regional Library (CBRL) is a public library system with a mission to provide quality collections, programs, and services to all people. Our organization is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in hiring practices, policy development, acquisitions, and program delivery. The Science Fun Navigator will develop and deliver quality, fun, and educational science programs to children and teens in a library setting, while working in an environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and idea-sharing.

Required Education:

  • Must be a student between 16 and 30 years of age and returning to full-time studies in the fall semester. For this position, students should be pursuing education in a science-related field.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent reading, writing, and speaking skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Email)
  • Comfortable making public presentations
  • Creative, innovative, and adaptable
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in group
  • Experience working with the public, children especially, will be considered an asset
  • Experience writing reports will be considered an asset

How to Apply:

You must create a user account online at Young Canada Works to view job offers and apply. (Tip: Library positions are listed under Young Canada Works in Heritage)

You may wish to submit your cover letter, resume, and references as well to twilson@cbrl.ca or mail the same to

Cape Breton Regional Library
Attention: Tracy Wilson
50 Falmouth Street
Sydney, NS
B1P 6X9

DEADLINE TO APPLY: May 13, 2022