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New York STEM Afterschool Expansion VISTA
 
 
 
The New York State Network for Youth Success 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 are 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, better coordination, increased partnerships, and additional funding are all necessary. The STEM 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. The STEM VISTA will help to coordinate professional development opportunities for afterschool providers throughout New York to improve the quality of the workforce and ultimately the quality of afterschool STEM programming throughout the state.
 
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Member Duties : Conduct outreach to STEM businesses and New York State economic development entities with an interest in STEM to explore strategic partnerships around STEM and afterschool; Coordinate meetings between potential partnering STEM-rich organizations and businesses and identified afterschool programs committed to increasing access to information STEM education; Connect with STEM rich organizations that offer professional development opportunities for afterschool professionals; Identify where gaps of service exist and barriers to offering effective STEM programming.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Education ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
New York STEM Afterschool Expansion VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/22/2019  -   01/22/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  10/31/2017  To  03/01/2019 

Contact Marisa Paipongna
1101 14th St NW
Washington   DC   20005
2023472030
mpaipongna@afterschoolalliance.org
www.afterschoolalliance.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 58652


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