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STEM Education Outreach Coordinator
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AmeriCorps | Reno, NV
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Job Description

Member Position Summary: The Desert Research Institute is a world-renowned science center, with a state wide k-12 education program, Science Alive. The STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Education Outreach Coordinator Intern will learn about and gain experience in expanding the reach and access of the program for rural and Title one schools in Nevada. This position will be an essential member of the team for this non-profit organization. They will represent the company and work with the communications team to develop and implement projects that increase STEM awareness within the surrounding community. Frequent travel and community engagement will be required for projects including citizen science, energy smart education, family nights and educator training. The intern?s creativity and knowledge of STEM topics will be needed to customize curriculum to encompass applied science, 21st century technology, and environmental science and STEM topic areas. A background in education can help the intern offer valuable insight, but is not required.

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Uniforms provided and required . Service Areas :

Community Outreach , Education , Children/Youth , Environment . Skills :

Youth Development , Team Work , Teaching/Tutoring , Computers/Technology , Public Speaking , Environment , Writing/Editing , Education , Communications .

About AmeriCorps

Celebrating its 43rd anniversary this year, AmeriCorps VISTA is a federal national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. VISTAs, aged 18 or older, commit to serve full time for a year at nonprofit organizations and public agencies in urban and rural poverty areas throughout the country to help low-income people and communities improve the conditions of their lives. VISTAs work to fight illiteracy, expand job opportunities, develop financial assets, reduce homelessness, improve health services, reduce unemployment, increase housing opportunities, reduce recidivism, and expand access to technology.