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About Pinnguaq

Pinnguaq Association, a non-profit organization, incorporates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) into unique learning applications that promote storytelling, health, wellness and growth with rural, remote, and Indigenous communities. At its core, Pinnguaq embraces diversity and creates opportunities for community-based connectivity, equity and sustainability.


What will you gain as a Pinnguaq Summer Student?

  • Explore potential career paths in education, digital skills, program development, and more through an integrated learning experience
  • Gain hands-on learning and skills development, but also to engage with local communities
  • Receive mentorship through collaborating with and being supported by talented professionals who will guide and enrich your professional growth, with receiving ongoing feedback and coaching from industry professionals to help you succeed and growth
  • Create and grow your professional networks through communication and collaboration to expand your connections
  • Experience a positive workplace environment, valuable for students going into the workforce

Indigenous Youth – 2021 Summer Student Positions

Pinnguaq is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and we prioritize the hiring of undergraduate and/or college students who are of Indigenous, First Nations, Métis, and/or Inuit descent for its Student Summer Program positions. These positions are established to enhance the inclusion of all young peoples in digital skills and education.


Compensation

  • The program runs for 12 weeks from June 14 to September 23, 2021 
  • Students will be paid $14.25 per hour (Ontario) and $20 per hour (Nunavut) based on a 37.5 hour week (full-time), less statutory deductions, including 4% in lieu of vacation and relevant statutory holiday pay
  • Students will be paid bi-weekly through payroll

Eligibility

This position is Grant funded. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirements.

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Application Process

Applications for the 2021 Pinnguaq Summer Student Program are now open

Camp Counsellor – Nunavut

Would you like to spend your summer making, creating, thinking, playing, learning, sharing, unlearning, and hacking? Join Pinnguaq this summer and deliver amazing STEAM experiences to young and enthusiastic learners.

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Successful candidates will be contacted for interviews in June.

Camp Counsellor – Ontario

Would you like to spend your summer making, creating, thinking, playing, learning, sharing, unlearning, and hacking? Join Pinnguaq this summer and deliver amazing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) experiences to young and enthusiastic learners.

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Successful candidates will be contacted for interviews in June.


Pinnguaq Association strongly believes in fostering diversity within the communities we serve. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Pinnguaq Association is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@pinnguaq.com