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22-23 PA Afterschool STEM Expansion VISTA
Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool Youth Development Network (PSAYDN) is embarking on exciting new work to expand the amount of STEM opportunities in afterschool programs. High quality afterschool programs have shown to increase student academic performance, behavioral improvements and have been a factor in supporting regular school attendance. These programs also provide excellent opportunities for youth to explore new topics without the typical time constraints that occur during the school day. To increase these types of opportunities for children and youth throughout the state, partnerships need to be developed and resource gaps need to be identified. The STEM Afterschool Expansion VISTA will work to build partnerships with STEM-related businesses, industry partners, higher education officials, and schools to increase coordination and improve the quality of afterschool programs. PSAYDN is located in Camp Hill, PA.
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Member Duties : Assist the coordination and communication of the NASA Sparx initiative; Identify gaps in underrepresented population serving STEM programs utilizing information from PSAYDN and educator/OST provider collected data; Support the development of a weekly STEM spotlight in the PSAYDN Eblast and produce a quarterly electronic STEM OST/Newsletter along with other social media highlights; Work with PSAYDN staff to coordinate meetings between potential partnering organizations, businesses and identified afterschool programs committed to increasing access to informal STEM education as well as strengthen existing relationships/partnerships; Create project documentation and knowledge transfer.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Education . 
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22-23 PA Afterschool STEM Expansion VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/18/2022  -   01/17/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA  

Accepting Applications
From  11/11/2021  To  12/31/2022 

Contact Tiyana Glenn
1101 14th St NW
Washington   DC   20005

Listing ID 108248