Robotics Instructor – Full Time

Victoria Park Campus: 3-Week Term (July 3 – July 20, 2018)
St. Michael’s Campus: 3-Week Term  (July 3 – July 20, 2018)

The successful candidates must be 18 years of age or older, and will possess:

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Demonstrable proficiency with the VEX, VEX IQ, FLL and/or FRC robotics platform, including competition experience and achievements/awards
  • Knowledge and proficiency with popular competitive robotics mechanisms (e.g., 4-bar/6-bar linkages, single-jointed arms, elevators, drivetrains, intakes)
  • Cheerful disposition and the ability to multi-task
  • Willingness to perform setup and teardown tasks, including lab clean-up and sorting of robot parts
  • Ability to effectively mentor and interact with students in a professional, friendly and approachable manner
  • Impeccable punctuality
  • A willingness to organize and participate in Ultimate Frisbee or other games (you don’t have to be good!)
  • A genuine and outwardly visible passion for robotics

The Robotics Instructor’s responsibilities will include:

  • Providing mentorship to camp attendees in:
    • robot design, assembly, electronics, programming, systematic troubleshooting, design review, design iteration, strategic goal setting
    • project management, research, effective teamwork, organization, time management
  • Supervision and responsibility for 4 camp attendees, ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for them at all times
  • Lab setup, including arrangement of work tables, chairs, and robots before start of day
  • Lab clean-up and teardown, including sorting and organizing robot parts, and general clean-up of work area
  • Organization and participation in daily Ultimate Frisbee or other games
  • Meet and greet camp attendees at front entrance and escorting them to the work area
  • Supervision of attendees until picked-up by parent or guardian
  • Orchestrate and ensure all attendees fully participate in “Stand-Up Meetings
  • Attendance at the camp on Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Participation in training

Bot Camp offers a friendly, fun, gracious and professional working environment for its employees. Robotics Instructors are offered $14/hr as base compensation for 8 hrs/day, 40 hrs/week of camp plus paid training. Positions are conditional on passing a vulnerable sector police background check, which will be paid for or reimbursed by Bot Camp upon hiring. If you are an energetic self-starter and are passionate about robotics, please apply by completing the form below, and attaching your resume. No cover letter is necessary. Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis. Offers will also be made on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to close applications when all positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Robotics Volunteer – Full-Time

Victoria Park Campus: 7-Week Term (July 3 – August 17, 2018)
St. Michael’s Campus: 3-Week Term  (July 3 – July 20, 2018)

Bot Camp is looking for volunteers to assist our instructors throughout our summer camp season. Volunteers need to be 16 years of age or older. Responsibilities include covering Robotics Instructor breaks, and maintaining the robotics kits by sorting and inventorying parts. Please see the Robotics Instructor job description above for the recommended skills profile. To apply for a volunteer position, submit an application below, and indicate you are applying for a volunteer position. If you are unable to volunteer for the full term, you can still be considered for a partial term by stating your availability in the paragrph response portion of your application.

Job Application Form

Note: Only applications for volunteer positions at Victoria Park CI are currently being accepted. All other positions are closed for applications.


Victoria Park Campus: 7-Week Term (July 3 - August 20, 2018)