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S.Y.STEM Coalition



Quick Overview: The Little Tokyo Service Center and S.Y.STEM Coalition is partnering up for a Halloween Spooktacular science fair! As an event that looks to bring Halloween and STEM education together, we are looking for volunteers that have can brighten the minds of youth through interactive presentations and experiments.

Think of a science fair for kids... the volunteer would choose a topic in advance to prepare facts and the fundamental concepts to share, as well as an activity to have the kids participate in for full engagement.

Little Tokyo Service Center's Mission: To provide a comprehensive array of social welfare and community development services to assist low income individuals and other persons in need, contribute to community revitalization and cultural preservation in Little Tokyo and among the broader Japanese community in the Southland, and to provide such resources to neighboring Asian Pacific Islander and other low income communities.

S.Y.STEM Coalition's Mission: Lead the coalition of industry and education to steer youth to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through experience-based learning.

Impact: Provide an opportunity of educational development within the STEM realm for underseved kids in the community through interactive science presentations.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Provide a safe and fun interactive presentation for kids of ages ranging in elementary to early middle school

Utilize your passion and expertise in STEM to develop a 5-10 minute presentation explaining the concept behind your STEM topic of choice (preferably relating to the Halloween theme)

After presenting your topic to the children, it is recommended to conduct an interactive activity/"science experiment" that correlates to the theme of your booth (no time limit, min or max)

Hoping to find volunteers passionate STEM and its importance within our community along with a fun, upbeat personality that enjoys interacting with young children

Requirements:

Be able to show COVID vaccination status ( wear a mask during entirety of the event for the health and safety of the children)

Own transportation to and from the event

Additional Information: If you have a knack for science and would love to teach kids about a cool area of STEM you're interested in, this is a great opportunity to take on!

Where: 231 E 3rd St # G106, Los Angeles, CA 90013

When: October 23, 2021 at 2pm-5pm PST

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety

By clicking "Express Interest," I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.

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About S.Y.STEM Coalition

Location:

Los Angeles Area, Los Angeles, CA 90291, US

Mission Statement

Lead the coalition of industry and education to steer youth to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through experience-based learning.

Description

Looking for passionate, motivated volunteers who really want to change the world to start a Los Angeles Chapter of SYSTEM Coalition! We are looking for volunteers to fill leadership positions as well as individual contributor positions. I am dedicated to finding the best fit for every volunteer by really getting to know you, your goals, what you want to get out of volunteering and pairing that with an open need that we have.

Time commitment: Flexible

A little about SYSTEM Coalition: we started 5 years ago in Tucson, AZ. 6 exceptionally talented and motivated people who wanted to give back to the community by helping k-12 students find a passion for STEM. We saw all of the poverty in our city and realized if just one of those kids from that community was able to get a great paying job in STEM, they could not only help themselves but also help their whole family break the cycle of poverty! Now the organization has over 100 volunteers, chapters in 4 different cities and growing! More than anything, being a part of this amazing organization has shown me that you really CAN change the world, one step at a time! Come join me in bringing this incredible organization to LA!

Children & Youth

WHEN

Sat Oct 23, 2021 - Sun Oct 24, 2021
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(34.04459,-118.24055)
 

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