Saturday Academy ASE Info Session Assistant

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Saturday Academy ASE Info Session Assistant

Position Description:
The Apprenticeships in Science & Engineering program at Saturday Academy is one of Oregon’s Southwest Washington’s premier summer primer internship opportunities in the STEM fields and is gearing up for another year of internships. Saturday Academy will be hosting info sessions at high schools in the Portland-Metro area this winter where students and parents are invited to a presentation and question/answer session. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about non-profit program coordination and share your passion for education in the STEM fields. If you are passionate about helping youth succeed, and are eager to gain and practice your workplace skills, please join Saturday Academy as an info session assistant!

Responsibilities:

  • Set up event signs around campus that guide attendees to the correct location
  • Arranging chairs and tables for maximum visibility
  • Set up sign-in center and welcome guests
  • Help guests through the sign in process (digital or handwritten)
  • Assist during the presentation by running the power point presentation
  • Event break down and clean up
  • Potential for post event data entry

Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented
  • Positive attitude and willing to take initiative
  • Reliable
  • Effective listening skills
  • Must be able to transport self to and from the event
  • Must be 18 years or older to participate in this opportunity

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable office and presentation skills
  • Work alongside passionate people and educators
  • Obtain insightful knowledge about the inner workings of an educational non-profit


If you are interested in getting involved, please apply at:
https://saturdayacademy.formstack.com/forms/volunteer_onboarding_survey

https://www.saturdayacademy.org/about/get-involved/volunteer-sa

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About Saturday Academy

Location:

5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203, US

Mission Statement

Saturday Academy strives to engage all motivated young people, including those from under-represented communities, in hands-on, in-depth learning by connecting them to community experts as educators and mentors.

Description

The mission of Saturday Academy is to engage children through in-depth learning so they may become life-long learners. We provide hands-on classes and camps, afterschool programs, accelerated learning programs for talented and gifted students, and a high school apprenticeship program in science and engineering (ASE). Since it was founded in 1983, SA has served over 165,000 students and currently serves approximately 6,000 students each year. SA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization affiliated with the University of Portland (UP). Instructors need to be experts in their fields so that children see adults as guides to learning and careers.

WHEN

Thu Oct 10, 2019 - Sat Feb 29, 2020
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM  

WHERE

5000 N Willamette BoulevardPortlandPortland, OR 97203

(45.57362,-122.72836)
 

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 Hours per event

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