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WACC- Pierce Makerspace Outreach Coordinator
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps VISTA member will increase the number of low-income, disadvantaged and underrepresented students in the STEM disciplines in Pierce County, WA by building the capacity of existing STEM programming, as well as developing a Mobile Makerspace program that engages students in experiential hands-on STEM activities. Increased retention and completion will afford graduates access to the high-demand and well-paid STEM fields, thus breaking the cycle of poverty. The VISTA member joins the statewide Washington Campus Compact VISTA team whose members increase the capacity of campus-community partnerships by leveraging campus resources and community assets to address the critical issues of education access and food security. Washington Campus Compact is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our national service programs. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will be creating activity kits, developing a calendar of activities to be updated annually, and creating training materials for future employees of Pierce College to implement the activities in the community. Develop recruitment and orientation materials to mobilize Pierce College students in STEM majors to lead hands-on maker space activities for low-income, underrepresented youth; Coordinate the development and implementation of STEM education activities such as seminars, field trips, and a community STEM Expo to engage underrepresented Pierce College students. Create a repository of documents as well as open web resources that identify all aspects of maintaining makerspace outreach volunteer network and mobile maker space activities. Train stakeholders in the use, maintenance, and value of the shared information.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  STEM ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
WACC- Pierce Makerspace Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/11/2018  -   08/10/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  04/06/2018  To  07/20/2018 

Contact Rachelle Mills
516 High St
Bellingham   WA   98225
360-650-2211
Rachelle.Mills@wwu.edu
www.wacampuscompact.org/vista/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74593


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