SIT: Morris County Site Lead


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
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About

JerseySTEM runs year round Saturday morning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) programs for middle school children (grades 5 - 8) in partnership with the community at local libraries in Northern NJ. In Morris County, the program is currently in Dover NJ and is expanding to Randolph NJ. Classes are taught by local volunteers and college students provided by JerseySTEM and are designed to familiarize the children with robotics, coding, etc. We are looking for a local site lead to support the current locations in Morris County and help expansion plans to reach as many middle school children as possible, with a focus on underserved students.

Assess locations to determine ability to support JerseySTEM programs; Work with site staff to establish dates, times and program requirements; Work with JerseySTEM Operations team to assign classes and student volunteers; Establish and maintain class rosters for each site, location and class offering; Upon program completion, meet with site to assess program; Establish new programs by reaching out to local libraries, schools and community centers; Meet with local businesses for donations and support.

Ability to manage and coordinate activities between JerseySTEM and local communities. Candidate should be well organized, have an outgoing style and strong relationship building skills, and be willing to reach out and engage the local community via phone, email and on-site. This is a year-round position, with the heaviest requirements at the beginning of the spring and fall semesters (Sept/Oct and Jan/Feb); ability to commit to 4 -5 hours week during this time. Position can be shared between volunteers, either weekly or quarterly.

Skills

  • STEM

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Prefer individual who is local to Morris County NJ
  • 4-5 hours a week during peak times. 2-3 hours a week during non-peak times.

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