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Arizona Project WET UACE Maricopa County
Arizona Project WET (APW) fosters water literacy and stewardship in K-12 education. The Water Educator team's main purpose is to deliver locally relevant water education programs in Phoenix area schools. These programs include groundwater, rainwater harvesting, water conservation technology, water festivals, and more. All training, assistance, and additional educational opportunities are provided to Water Educators by APW staff. No prior experience is required but is preferred. Water Educators should have a strong interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education, a basic understanding of educational principles and methods, and an interest and ability to work with K-12 students. Strong communication skills and the ability to translate technical information into age-appropriate presentations are necessary. AmeriCorps’ AZ Project WET Water Educator’s work hours vary depending on the scheduling of school and community events. Most events occur during school hours M-F 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM, with additional opportunities to work special events on evenings or weekends. Will receive training on a variety of water-related subjects including rainwater harvesting, groundwater, water conservation, watershed management, urban water cycle, and nature journaling. Additional educational field trips for Water Educators
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Member Duties : Promote student discovery & engagement with STEM disciplines through hands-on activities. Learn APW lessons and present them to K-12 students in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Assist in the development of curriculum & learning opportunities along with their delivery. Facilitate groundwater flow model presentations in fourth grade & middle school classrooms. Facilitate multi-day presentations for the Groundwater Education & Conservation program. Present scripted, water-related lessons at Water Festivals (educational field days for 4th grade students). Prepare, transport, set up, and clean equipment for water presentations, festivals, and other events. Support recruiting & training adult volunteers for water festivals. Take photos and videos of events for use in social media.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Environment ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Arizona Project WET UACE Maricopa County

Program Start/End Date
09/05/2023  -   07/31/2024

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  


Accepting Applications
From  06/13/2023  To  06/01/2024 

Contact Pamela Justice
4341 E Broadway Rd
Phoenix   AZ   85040

Listing ID 106319


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