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Community Outreach VISTA, Project Exploration
Project Exploration creates transformative learning opportunities for youth underrepresented in the sciences, particularly students of color and girls, by equipping them with the skills, practices, and mindset needed for a lifelong pursuit of learning. Project Exploration works to ensure that youth from communities traditionally overlooked by the sciences have access to STEM role models and high-quality science experiences.
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Member Duties : As our Community Outreach VISTA, you will be able to amplify the importance and practice of effective STEM Mentorship in Chicago. After the course of your service in updating the Scientist Toolkit into a user-friendly STEM Mentor Guide, the documentation and dissemination thereof will be self-sustaining through the Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative and larger City Networks, nationally. In addition to the Scientist Toolkit project, you will provide capacity building with the STEM Co-op, assisting in the work of a backbone organization, and ensuring that the needle continues to move with STEM access and equity throughout the city.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills . 
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Community Outreach VISTA, Project Exploration

Program Start/End Date
12/09/2019  -   12/07/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/25/2019  To  02/01/2020 

Contact Brandi Jimenez
308 Congress St
Boston   MA   02210
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88662