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22-23 UCA Estuary Explorers Educator
The Estuary Explorers Educator designs and implements a program that provides extracurricular science, technology, engineering, art & math (STEAM) activities from the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (Reserve) to children in the community that cannot regularly access the estuary. The Educator will work with guidance from the Reserve education team and a framework established by previous members to secure program sites, partners and volunteers. The Educator will build the relationships necessary to continue operating the program and expand the opportunity to more local elementary schools. The Educator supports and learns from other Reserve education and science programs United Communities AmeriCorps (UCA) engages members in meaningful service to meet critical needs in SW Oregon. UCA projects improve access to community programs in project focus areas of Education, Economic Opportunity, Healthy Futures, and Environmental Stewardship. Members engage clients in their dedicated service project, and then use their experience to recruit, retain, and support community volunteers. Members serve full-time for 11 months, totaling 1,700 hours for the term of service. Our positions have benefits (education award, monthly stipend, training opportunities, etc). For more information and position descriptions, visit: Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis as qualified candidates are identified. Selection may be made prior to the application deadline. Early application is strongly encouraged.
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Member Duties : Pursue additional school sites to expand program reach to other school districts.Recruit and retain volunteers from the local community to deliver activities. Continue working with the local high schools to better secure associated high school internships. Research and analyze obstacles to long-term sustainability for the program. Assist with other Reserve education objectives. Complete all state and federal trainings by required deadlines. Formative and summative evaluation of program success.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Site offered support ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Community Organization . 
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22-23 UCA Estuary Explorers Educator

Program Start/End Date
08/31/2022  -   07/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/03/2022  To  07/01/2023 

Contact Rachelle Mills
280 NE Kenneth Ford Dr
Roseburg   OR   97470

Listing ID 112047