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ORGANIZATION: Young STEAMers

  • 4 people are interested

Young STEAMers is a non-profit organization that brings a special STEAM program to every child from under-sourced, under-served, and at-risk families. Our passionate instructors not only teach but also serve as role models to help kids realize their dreams and maximize their potential.

We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to support our STEAM teachers in the classroom. As a Volunteer Classroom Assistant, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the educational experience of our students by providing hands-on assistance, fostering engagement, and helping to create an inclusive learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Classroom Support: Assist STEAM teachers with classroom management, preparation of materials, and organization of activities.
  • Student Engagement: Help facilitate hands-on activities, experiments, and projects to engage students in STEM learning.
  • One-on-One Assistance: Provide individual support to students who may need extra help with understanding concepts or completing assignments.
  • Encouragement and Motivation: Foster a positive and encouraging learning environment, motivating students to explore and enjoy STEM subjects.
  • Safety and Supervision: Ensure the safety and well-being of students during classroom activities and experiments.
Qualifications:
  • Passion for STEM Education: A strong interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and a desire to inspire students.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with students and teachers.
  • Dependability: Reliable and punctual, with a commitment to maintaining a consistent volunteer schedule.
  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively with teachers, staff, and other volunteers.
  • Background Check: Willingness to undergo a background check
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience: Previous experience working with children or in an educational setting is a plus.
  • STEM Knowledge: Basic understanding of STEM subjects and familiarity with educational technology tools.
  • Conversational Spanish is a plus
Benefits:
  • Hands-On Experience: Gain valuable experience in an educational setting and develop skills in teaching, classroom management, and student engagement.
  • Community Impact: Make a meaningful difference in the lives of students and contribute to the improvement of STEM education in underserved communities.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with educators, other volunteers, and professionals in the STEM education field.
How to Apply:

If you are passionate about STEM education and want to make a difference in the lives of students, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a brief statement of interest to info@youngsteamers.org with the subject line "Volunteer Classroom Assistant Application."

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About Young STEAMers

Location:

39116 Fremont Hub #1109, FREMONT, CA 94538, US

Mission Statement

Our mission at Young STEAMers is to ignite the imaginations of underserved children by providing hands-on STEAM enrichment activities that inspire, educate, and empower. Through interactive and engaging experiences, we aim to bridge the educational gap and foster a lifelong love for learning among these young minds.

Description

At Young STEAMers, we believe that every child deserves access to quality STEAM education that goes beyond textbooks and traditional methods. We are committed to breaking down barriers and creating inclusive spaces where children from diverse backgrounds can explore the wonders of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics through real-world, experiential learning.

Our team of passionate instructors and mentors are dedicated to nurturing creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills in the children we serve. By delivering enriching and hands-on activities, we aim to spark curiosity, build confidence, and cultivate a sense of wonder that empowers these young learners to unlock their full potential.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

SF Bay Area, CA 94401

(37.57935,-122.31642)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible

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