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Curriculum Development Volunteer

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Open Mind School

  • 48 people are interested

Position Summary:

The Curriculum Development volunteer will assist OMS’s curriculum developers in creating a dynamic, comprehensive curriculum for kindergarten through high school students. This is a unique opportunity to be on the forefront of an innovative and empirically based educational philosophy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of highly regarded curriculum developers

  • Adapt existing educational materials to be more hands-on

  • Bridge technology and applications with learning objectives and goals

  • Create engaging visuals for the classroom

  • Oversee the printing and laminating of curriculum materials

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Majoring in Psychology, Education, Liberal Studies, or a related field preferred

  • A passion for education, mental health, and children with special needs

  • Able to work 5 -10 hours per week

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • Creativity and basic artistic ability

  • Attentive to details


  • Flexible schedule

  • Affiliation with a groundbreaking startup

  • Room to exercise creativity and design a unique curriculum

  • Opportunity to positively impact the lives of special needs children and their families

  • Collaboration with speech therapists, occupational therapists, art and music teachers, etc.

  • Job growth opportunities

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About Open Mind School


1215 O'Brien Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, US

Mission Statement

Open Mind School was founded and its mission established on the beliefs that: All children should have access to a quality education that provides a broad range of experiences. Students should actively participate in their own learning. Teaching should be based on the learning styles of the students. Integrating multiple methodologies makes implementation of best practice more individualized. Everyone should have the opportunity to share thoughts, express emotions, and be heard by caring professionals. Students, families, and professionals must work in collaboration to effectively help students reach their maximum potential. Providing regular opportunities for inclusive experiences is important to build openness and understanding in society. Training and support for staff is fundamental in maintaining a well informed team to best serve the children in the school.


Do you believe that every child should have access to quality, comprehensive education based on individual learning styles? Do you want to be part of a groundbreaking nonprofit with a huge impact on the community? If so, we'd love to have you on our team. Open Mind School is a nonprofit 501(C) 3 inclusive school with small classrooms, adapted curriculum, innovative technology, and a BIG emphasis on enrichment activities. We are devoted to creating a motivating and appropriate environment where children can make meaningful gains in cognitive, physical, social, and developmental domains. We apply the most recent research when adapting and modifying activities and materials for different learners. We are also proud to partner with Yahoo for the Silicon Valley's first Tech Bridge Program.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


1215 O'Brien DrMenlo ParkMenlo Park, CA 94025


  • General Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Special Needs
  • STEM





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