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BadgerBOTS, FIRST, and Americorps

We at BadgerBOTS are thrilled to be the host site for a FIRST VISTA member – one of the very first of the new STEM Americorps initiative.

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This VISTA position will be essential to our new program to expose more low income/disadvantaged students to FIRST programs and thereby impact their interest in STEM and increase their college access and success.

Principal Duties:

  • Coordinating High School volunteers
  • Supporting teachers and volunteers at schools and community centers
  • Planning weekly club agendas
  • Moderating volunteer online forum
  • Organizing monthly outreach events
  • Administering evaluations and managing data

Terms: Car recommended; paid work outside of the sponsoring agency is prohibited; this is NOT a direct service position.

Preferred skills & experiences:

  • Excellent communication & instructional abilities
  • Curriculum design
  • Video production
  • Survey design and implementation
  • Web design
  • Background in STEM field
  • Some programming experience

VISTA Program Benefits :
Expense Account for Travel, Equipment ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage .

To Apply:

Send questions to director@badgerbots.org

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/33M8zfGbw7Z5P/

Online application through Americorps

For more information about AmeriCorps VISTA, see http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista.asp.