Become a Workshop Facilitator
Pay it forward
Students who have completed the BioCareers Workshops program can apply to become workshop facilitators
Workshop facilitators are committed to:
Help students in their group complete all required learning activities,
Organize a BioCareers Workshops series at their post-secondary institution,
Contribute to the recruitment of participants.
Participate in facilitator training and workshop preparations,
Monitor student progress and sign certificates of completion,
Improve the quality and content of the workshops.
To be considered as a workshop facilitator, applicants must be:
An alumni of the BioCareers or BioExperience program,
Registered as a student at a post-secondary student in Canada, and
Endorsed by a current or former BioCareers workshop facilitator (or by BioGroupe Canada).
A workshop series is run by a team of at least three facilitators, who are responsible for the scheduling and delivery of sessions, and for signing up participants. A workshop series must have at least 4 but no more than 8 participants such that a team with four facilitators must sign up 16-32 participants.
Workshop facilitators are BioGroupe Canada volunteers and are eligible for an honorarium. The honorarium is $120-$240 per session, depending on the number of participants, refunded tickets, cancelled sessions, etc., and is shared among facilitators of that group. CRA rules dictate that an honorarium cannot exceed $500 per year.
Become a Group Facilitator
Please complete the form to apply!