As a volunteer, you will play a vital role in the STEM From Dance program. While your main task is to assist the dance instructor in teaching dance and choreography, you also help build the confidence and thinking skills of our girls with the end goal of preparing them for a future in STEM. You exude positivity, courage, and individuality and have a passion for using dance to empower others. You will become a trusted advisor and role model to our girls, ensuring they have the confidence, grit, and mindset needed to thrive in STEM. Furthermore, you don’t shy away from challenges, have an electric energy that students love, and maintain high expectations for what our girls can achieve.
You are a great fit for this role if:
- You enjoy working with young people
- You have experience teaching dance
- You are open to learning and building your STEM skills
- You want to join a young startup in our journey to impact the next generation!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Teach dance. Genres include Hip-Hop, Contemporary, and Afro-Caribbean
- Support the dance instructor with the implementation of the STEM From Dance curriculum
- Cultivate strong rapport with students and contribute to a collaborative, warm sense of community
- Promote positive character development and reinforce STEM From Dance principles, such as positivity, creativity, and perseverance
Prior experience: Experience with dance and choreography required; hip-hop dance preferred. Experience teaching students is preferred. Experience being the "other" in a majority setting preferred.
Skills and competencies:
- Passion for and demonstrated interest in the STEM From Dance (SFD) mission
- Ability to build rapport with students
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Demonstrated leadership ability, including being self-directed and entrepreneurial
- Must be able commute to school site in Brooklyn (accessible by mass transit)
- Must be available Thursday mornings from 8:15-9:15am
- Must be able to start immediately
Please fill out our application at your earliest convenience: goo.gl/1MkREK
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