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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 : Member will work daily in Muskingum and surrounding counties to educate community members about small business development, product development and services available from the IDEA Lab. Member will work closely with the IDEA Lab manager to develop a fundraising plan and sustainability plan. Member will work closely with the community to recruit partners and participate in outreach events to attract potential clients. Member will assist with fundraising and grant proposal development. The VISTA will be able to work on projects that will move the IDEA Lab forward and assist with reaching sustainability. As capacity and partnerships increase, the number of individuals able to be served will increase. The more clients the IDEA Lab engages, the more jobs that will be sustained and/or created. Member should be people-oriented, task-minded, self-motivated, and enjoy helping people achieve their full potential.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  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 ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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ShareCorps-Zane State College- Innovation Outreach Associate

Program Start/End Date
07/08/2019  -   07/07/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  


Accepting Applications
From  02/27/2019  To  05/31/2019 

Contact Kelly Simmons
1555 Newark Rd
Zanesville   OH   43701

Listing ID 78648


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