This role will be responsible for overseeing the recruitment and management of college students from universities/colleges with whom the organization has a partnership with. The college students will become our student coaches who will deliver curriculum to the underserved communities JerseySTEM serves. This role will collaborate closely with the internal HR team to create a scalable process that can recruit 1000+ college students per semester and manage the coaches through their life cycle within JerseySTEM that can last up to 4 years (Freshman to Senior). Also, this role will partner with other functions within the organization - such as Curriculum for their Training, Corporate for their Mentoring, Community for their coaching assignment - to ensure positive student coach experience when they volunteer with us.
Essential Functions of the Volunteer Position
Oversee the team that owns the recruitment process of student coaches by conducting outreach to our partnered universities and colleges.
Establish a streamlined process that embodies the entire recruitment life-cycle inclusive of, screening/interviewing, offer management, and onboarding.
Coordination with partner Business unit for their Training, Mentoring and Coaching Assignment
Create a positive student coach experience for every touchpoint the students will have with our organization during the recruitment and onboarding process.
Oversee the life-cycle of the student coaches’ journey with our organization on a semester basis and throughout their tenure at JerseySTEM that can last up to 8 semesters (best case scenario)
Collaborate closely with other functions to establish processes and adopt systems/processes as needed.
Reports to: Head of College Engagement
Supervises : Recruitment Manager, Mentoring Program Manager, Coaches"Concierge"
Required Education, Background, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience with building a team and leading a team
Experience in working with a volunteer workforce
Experience in working with GenZ demographics
Experience in partnering with universities and colleges to recruit students
Experience in college/university recruitment
Experience with establishing recruitment process that’s inclusive of outreach, full-life cycle recruitment, and onboarding
Experience engaging with students looking for opportunities to volunteer preferred
If you are interested in this volunteer position with JerseySTEM, please complete the application here: volunteer.apply.jerseystem.org (along with applying on VolunteerMatch)
Our Mission JerseySTEM is a grassroots 501(c) nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math ("STEM") education to pre-teen and teenage girls and underserved children in New Jersey. We partner with socially responsible companies and their employees, youth organizations in underserved communities, and civic-minded college students and universities. Together we develop and deliver innovative, hands-on afterschool projects and inquiry-based learning opportunities that develop teamwork, 21st century problem solving skills, and self esteem. Our Goals Reduce the gender gap in STEM participation by serving 25,000 girls by 2025 Bridge the innovation gap in STEM education by introducing novel formats for teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Address the opportunity gap by expanding access to STEM programs in underserved communities
Incorporated in 2013, JerseySTEM started bringing afterschool enrichment programs to middle school girls in 2015. We have since provided 1,000 students with exposure to afterschool enrichment programs delivering more than 20,000 hours of instruction. Students learn to code, build robots, solve problems and through that process gain self-esteem and confidence that they can be the leaders of tomorrow.
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
October 19, 2020
10-hours per week, more if available.
If you are interested in this volunteer position with JerseySTEM, please complete the application here: volunteer.apply.jerseystem.org (along with VolunteerMatch)