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ShareCorps-Zane State College- Innovation Outreach Associate
Zane State College (ZSC) serves the Appalachian Ohio region, an area characterized by low wages, high unemployment, and low educational attainment. It’s specific service district includes Muskingum, Guernsey, and Noble counties, but due to the College’s strong history with dual enrollment, now College Credit Plus, and recognized programs of excellence such as its Choose Ohio First programs, ZSC has a broad reach that includes student enrollment from approximately 20 counties. The IDEA Lab at Zane State College opened winter 2016. IDEA stands for Invention, Design, Engineering, and Art. The IDEA Lab is a makerspace focusing on product development and prototyping. The IDEA Lab combines DIY (do-it-yourself) with education. A makerspace located on a college campus is ideal and very condusive to informal and formal leanring. We provide advanced equipment including 3D printers, laser cutters, wood working tools, CNC equipment and professional prototyping expertise/assistance. Our goal is to have an impact on the development of new businesses, creating new jobs, retaining current jobs, and advancing our economic impact.
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Member Duties : Work daily recruiting partners & clients, applying for grants & funding, and marketing a makerspace that engages the community in innovative product development, product improvement, business creation, and business expansion to the community at large. Work in and promote a high-tech environment bringing 3D printing, laser cutting, woodworking, electronics, and so much more. With your help, we can expand and bring modern technology to and support the entrepreneurial spirit of Zane State College and the local community.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing . 
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ShareCorps-Zane State College- Innovation Outreach Associate

Program Start/End Date
06/22/2018  -   06/21/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  


Accepting Applications
From  02/20/2018  To  05/30/2018 

Contact Caitlin Ballinger
1555 Newark Rd
Zanesville   OH   43701
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78648