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.
Volunteer will be researching, identiofying and compiling a list of Grant Writers matching the mission of JerseySTEM (Innovation in Science Education, Outreach to underserved communities, Promoting for Girls and Women in STEM). Daily tasks involve: - log in to the Foundation Center Online Database - Research Grants and identifying Frants writers - Documenting the Grant Write profile - Identifying members of the board of the Grant Writer - Identifying Grants issued by the Grant Writer - Profileing Grants and Grants recipients - Recommend Grants to be written and submitted JerseySTEM is a network co-op of parents, professionals, students and educators whose goal is to promote excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math ("STEM") education. We are dedicated to partnering with local schools and other organizations to create and enhance STEM-oriented educational opportunities as part of students' paths towards college and career readiness, and to develop effective STEM programs and initiatives that engage students and educators. JerseySTEM is also committed to bridging the gender gap in STEM education and sharing STEM-related opportunities with underprivileged students and communities.