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*Campus Compact - Maine USM STEM Ambassadors Coordinator
 
 
 
Maine Campus Compact (MCC) is a statewide coalition of colleges and universities whose purpose is to further the public purposes and civic mission of higher education. MCC’s team of 10 VISTAs will develop programming that mobilizes college students to increase college aspirations in Maine’s K-12 youth with an emphasis on low-income students. As part of a dynamic team in the Community Engagement & Career Development office, University of Southern Maine's AmeriCorps VISTA 4-H STEM Ambassadors Coordinator will be a catalyst for the development of the 4-H STEM Ambassadors program at USM, partnering with local schools to increase college aspirations with an emphasis on low-income students, improve STEM literacy through hands on projects, and provide engaged learning opportunities for college students. USM is a comprehensive public university of 7,000+ students in Portland, Maine. Local K-12 schools enroll students from families who have immigrated from Somalia, Sudan, Iraq, and more, as well as economically disadvantaged Maine-born students. These students may struggle to gain a social and economic foothold. This VISTA work supports USM students in preparing for life, work, and citizenship, while meeting community-identified needs.
 
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Member Duties : *Become familiar with the landscape of USM community engagement and STEM Ambassadors program with an emphasis on how to increased low-income and disadvantaged students' participation. *Develop recruitment, management, and marketing systems for the USM STEM Ambassadors program specifically targeting low-income and disadvantaged students and potential first-generation college students *Coordinate logistics and facilitate partnership building, with a focus on sustainability *Support the development and implementation of courses integrating 4-H STEM Ambassadors *Develop one to three new 4-H STEM Ambassadors partnerships for course-based STEM service-learning for 2018-2019 academic year *Create resources for 4-H STEM Ambassador support materials *Collaborate with student leaders, USM staff, community partners, other national service members to ensure success of Days of Service
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
*Campus Compact - Maine USM STEM Ambassadors Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
05/14/2018  -   05/15/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MAINE  

Accepting Applications
From  03/12/2018  To  08/31/2018 

Contact Tom Gallant
51 Westminster St
Lewiston   ME   04240
2077536679
tom@mainecompact.org
mainecompact.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 77180


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