Alaskan STEM coach adventure !!!

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ORGANIZATION: Alaska Afterschool Network, Program of the Alaska Children's Trust

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Alaska Children’s Trust - Alaska Afterschool Network

AmeriCorps - Afterschool STEM Coach

Join us for an adventure in Alaska as an Afterschool STEM Coach! Engage K-5 students in exciting STEM activities, ranging from launching rockets to studying wildlife, while providing academic enrichment, social-emotional learning, and wellness opportunities.

Gain hands-on experience and professional development, all while receiving a living stipend and an education award (pay towards your college, training, and technical school). Join our team and make a difference in the lives of school-age youth and further your career!

Apply here: akafterschool.org/americorps/#apply .

Afterschool STEM Coach - Term of Service

Term Length

1 year (11 Months)

Start Date

August 5 th 2024

End Date

June 2025

Required Hours of Service

1700 minimum

Daily Schedule

8 hours/day, 5 days/week

Cash Stipend

$18,700.00 ($1,700.00 / month)

Education Award

$7,395.00

Monthly cell phone allowance

$50.00

Monthly housing benefit

$1,000.00

Application Deadline

July 5 th 2024

Job Benefits:

· Cash stipend distributed bi-weekly.

· Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, to pay educational expenses (college, federal loans, trainings, and technical school).

· Monthly cell phone allowance.

· Monthly housing benefit, paid directly to landlord or mortgage holder.

· Healthcare, vision, and dental.

· Mental health care and personal coaching from the Member Assistance Program (MAP).

· Childcare assistance.

Career Development Opportunities Offered:

· Child and Youth Care Certification and Credential

· Up to 10 STEM Facilitation Micro-Credentials from the National Afterschool Association

· Networking and career advancement opportunities

Skills:

· Ability to work as a team member.

· Ability to learn and apply new skills.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Commitment to providing equitable services to diverse populations.

· Self-motivated and able to perform duties without direct supervision.

· Willing to travel to in-state meetings and conferences.

· Commitment to community service.

· Ability to lift 25 pounds and prepare program space.

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate a positive and safe learning environment for diverse student learners during afterschool program hours (3:00 - 6:00 PM).
  • Lead hands-on activities with students at an afterschool program, including at least two 30-minute STEM activities per week.
  • Engage diverse STEM career professionals as guest speakers.
  • Expand your knowledge of youth development and STEM education by engaging in ongoing professional development to ensure student success.
  • Build positive relationships with students, coworkers, and supervisors.
  • Submit timesheets and program data measure student impact.
  • Commit to fulfilling required member service hours within your service term.
  • Model the AmeriCorps ethic of community service and responsibility and show a commitment to improving the lives of others.

NOTES: Diversity is a core component to the work at the Alaska Children’s Trust - Alaska Afterschool Network. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

Jobs are dynamic, and assignments/priorities may change. It is not intended or implied to be an employment contract but is a communication tool to explain the responsibilities, advertise the job, and identify performance measures and potential training needs. This description does not imply or create a contractual relationship. Alaska Children’s Trust is an at-will employer. The Alaska Afterschool Network is a program of the Alaska Children's Trust.

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants should complete the application and submit an updated résumé using the following link: akafterschool.org/americorps/#apply

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About Alaska Afterschool Network, Program of the Alaska Children's Trust

Location:

6591 A ST # 110, ANCHORAGE, AK 99518, US

Mission Statement

The Alaska Afterschool Network's mission is to support, strengthen, and advocate for quality afterschool programs and activities for children, youth, and families throughout Alaska.

Description

The Alaska Afterschool Network is a network of nonprofit, private, tribal, and government organizations that promotes high quality afterschool and summer programs as a critical component in the positive development of Alaska’s youth by

  • Bringing the afterschool community together to build a cohesive system that promotes collaboration and a unified voice.
  • Sharing information, best practices, and educational resources to foster high-quality programs.
  • Raising awareness of the impact of afterschool programs to influence public policy at the local, state and national level.
  • Broadening community access to afterschool programs.
The Alaska Afterschool Network is a program of the Alaska Children's Trust, an independent 501(c)(3) dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6591 A Street Ste 110Anchorage, AK 99518

(61.16102,-149.88086)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Care
  • Child Development
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours/day, 5 days/week
  • Positive attitude working with kids

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