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M+MN STEM Program VISTA at STEMentors
The Makers + Mentors Network (MMN), a STEM initiative of Citizen Schools, in partnership with STEMentors, are joining forces to uplift STEM mentoring and maker-centered learning as essential tools to build a stronger, more diverse workforce. Our goal is to advance STEM mentoring and hands-on learning through innovative, cross-sector coalitions. STEMentors' coalition envisions equitable access to quality STEM mentoring opportunities, building empowerment and career success one student at a time. STEMentors does this by aligning and growing resources to support high-impact, mentor-led STEM learning opportunities at key points in the K-20 pipeline. The coalition will provide space for the community to troubleshoot challenges, celebrate successes, and combine resources to accomplish together what can be difficult for any one organization to do alone. As the MMN STEM Program VISTA at STEMentors, you will be responsible for increasing capacity of the STEMentors Silicon Valley organization by expanding and strengthening partnerships and coalition members, researching new streams of funding, proposing new ideas for student STEM engagement and helping us create a sustainable marketing strategy. You would be joining a small but might team of collaborative professionals in our Redwood City, CA office reporting to the STEMentors Executive Director. You will be joining a cohort of 10 other AmeriCorps VISTA members all of whom will be placed at organizations across the county! The is a unique opportunity to bridge the opportunity gap while building your skills and creating long lasting relationships both professionally and personally. Benefits include a living stipend of $24,912/year, a Segal Educational Award of $6,195 upon successful completion or end of year cash stipend of $1,800, healthcare coverage, child care subsidy, and a minimum of 60+ credit hours is required for most positions. Please visit to see the full VISTA Assignment Description.
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Member Duties : As the M+MN STEM Program VISTA at STEMentors, you will develop signature programs, tools, and new events to support the growth of local STEM mentoring. You will develop and/or enhance data systems and tracking, develop and execute a comprehensive communication strategy for the coalition, and research new funding opportunities to support with the establishment of our annual expo to ensure a best in class experience.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Technology . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment . 
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M+MN STEM Program VISTA at STEMentors

Program Start/End Date
08/03/2020  -   08/02/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/05/2020  To  10/31/2020 

Contact Brandi Jimenez
1 Beacon St
Boston   MA   02108
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88663