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ORGANIZATION: Tri-City Composite Squadron

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Do you have a passion for teaching science, technology, aviation, and anything STEM? Do you enjoy building contraptions, demonstrations, models, rockets, and more to prove a scientific concept? Then the Civil Air Patrol needs YOU!

The Civil Air Patrol's Aerospace Education mission focuses on developing cadets to understand STEM concepts on aviation, rocketry, physics, science, mathematical concepts, etc. A STEM advisor is critical for bringing these concepts to life in fun, interactive ways. C.A.P. can provide STEM kits and materials as well to aid our STEM advisors.

To implement and direct the aerospace education portion of the CAP cadet program they shall:
- Monitor the aerospace education portion of the CAP cadet program.
- Generate and supervise the aerospace education activities and supporting projects for cadets.
- Supervise the aerospace education testing program for cadets.
- Implement the CAP external aerospace education program in their community.
- They shall Provide special aerospace education presentations to the general public.
- Promote CAP aerospace education courses and instructional materials in local schools.

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About Tri-City Composite Squadron

Location:

4821 Janes Rd, Saginaw, MI 48601, US

Mission Statement

The Tri-City Composite Squadron focuses on the three missions of the Civil Air Patrol: Cadet Programs, Emergency Services, & Aerospace Education.

Description

The Tri-City Composite Squadron meets at the Harry Browne Airport (KHYX) terminal building. More information can be found on our website.

Civil Air Patrol is the longtime auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and as such is a valued member of its Total Force. In its auxiliary role, CAP operates a fleet of 560 single-engine aircraft and more than 2,100 small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS). It performs about 90% of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 82 lives annually. CAP’s 56,000 members also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. Operating as a nonprofit organization, CAP also plays a leading role in STEM/aerospace education, and its members serve as mentors to more than 23,000 young people participating in CAP’s Cadet Programs.

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Disaster Relief
Education & Literacy
Computers & Technology, Disaster Relief, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4789 Janes RoadSaginaw, MI 48601

(43.4294,-83.86143)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Website Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Robotics
  • Aviation
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Squadron meetings are once a week for 2.5 hours. Work outside of meetings for professional development, duty positions, onboarding training, and volunteering will require more time.

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