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JerseySTEM is an all volunteers grassroots non-profit agency dedicated to bridging the Innovation Gap, the Opportunity Gap and the Gender Gap in STEM education. We provide free of charge after-school, project-based, hands-on, team structures programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to underserved students in New Jersey. Classes include: Robotics, Coding, Engineering, Life Sciences, etc. and are focused on kids grade 5-8. The programs last 10 weeks and are taught predominantly by volunteer college students that we recruit, train, transport and mentor as they donate 2 hours/week to the program.
We are currently seeking a club facilitator for the Girls Who Code Club in Summit, NJ . Girls Who Code Clubs is an after school/weekend program providing access to computer science education for 6th-12th grade girls nationwide. You will team up with another coach to support the girls.
Expose girls to a comprehensive and unique CS education
Empower young women in CS and help transform tech into a better, more inclusive industry
Develop powerful leadership skills while positively impacting your community
Interact with large tech companies and industry leaders through field trips and guest speakers
Join a community of professionals and students who share your passion for gender parity
Proficient in at least one backend programming language.
Immediate knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
Some experience working with youth preferred but not required.