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Education Coordinator

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Engineers for a Sustainable World

ESW

Reports to: Education Director

Team: Education

Salary: Volunteer, Required Travel Covered. Travel is currently suspended due to coronavirus.


About Engineers for a Sustainable World

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) is nonprofit dedicated to empowering engineers to tackle sustainability challenges. We believe that engineers, and anyone who loves to solve problems, are key to solving today's biggest sustainability challenges. Founded in 2002, ESW is an international network of over 1,750 members and more than 45 collegiate chapters working to build a more sustainable world through technical hands-on projects. Since its founding, ESW has supported over 300 chapter-led projects in 12 countries and 23 states and Canadian provinces.

Overview

Education Coordinators work on designing and implementing new education initiatives that further ESW’s mission and strategic goals. Coordinators will create engaging educational curriculums that can be utilized by ESW chapters performing outreach at local schools. Coordinators will also create educational content that can be shared on our platforms that can be utilized by parents and teachers to teach k-12 students about sustainable engineering. This position is flexible, and can accommodate work and school schedules.

Responsibilities

  • Create lesson plans centered around sustainable engineering that can be adapted to k-12 audiences
  • Create educational content that can be shared on our platforms
  • Support chapters and who have limited experience with educational outreach who want to learn how to run successful outreach programs
  • Help chapters identify and connect with local schools who could benefit from sustainable engineering educational outreach
  • Attending mandatory weekly education department meetings

Desired skills and qualifications

  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Able to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience designing educational curriculum
  • Experience running k-12 outreach programs
  • Be passionate about sustainability, and agree with our Mission, Vision, and Values

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About Engineers for a Sustainable World

Location:

424 Sapphire Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, US

Mission Statement

To forge innovative, lasting solutions to local and global sustainability challenges.

Description

ESW stands for Engineers for a Sustainable World. We're a growing collection of technically-minded people looking to make the world a better place. Most of ESW's impact comes from projects done by its 50college-based chapters. In many ways, ESW-Headquarters's purpose is to connect those chapters, build a community for all members to interact, learn, and share project ideas, and bring in funding and other connections to help projects succeed.

ESW is run by a team of passionate volunteers who care deeply about building a better world. If this sounds like you, we welcome you to apply.

Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week

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