STEM Program Facilitator

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Details: Per-Diem; $150.00 per event

Published

08/01/2018

Address

40 Wall Street
Suite 708
New York
NY
10005
United States

Description

Girl Scouts of Greater New York is accepting applications for a STEM Programs Facilitator. The role of the facilitator is to implement STEM Programs across the five boroughs of NYC. Facilitators must commit to work at least 5 program events on Saturdays/school holidays, and/or evenings during time of employment.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


·        Directly implement and support GSGNY STEM programming to girls and leaders within the 5 boroughs.

·        Work as a team with staff, facilitators, and volunteers to ensure program success.

·        Adhere to pre-determined schedules and curriculum designed for each event.

·        Complete event set-up and clean-up along with other staff.

·        Maintain an open channel of communication with Senior Manager of STEM Programs to ensure program success for both girls and volunteers.

·        Develop positive relationships with girls, parents, and borough committee members to nurture lasting commitments to Girl Scouting.

·        Available for required trainings (assigned at a later date). 

·        Regular check-ins (in-person and via email/phone) with Senior Manager of STEM Programs. 

·        Ensure safety of all girls at events.

·        Serve as a role model for girls and advocate for the GSGNY program.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:


·        Bachelor’s degree or college student with a major in STEM fields, education, or women’s studies.

·        A basic understanding of and/or willingness to learn about all areas of STEM, including but not limited to engineering, robotics, astronomy, and computer science.

·        Prior teaching and/or program implementation experience for grades Kindergarten-12th in either a formal or informal setting.

·        Excellent classroom management skills.

·        Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

·        Ability to work efficiently as a team in an environment with frequent distractions and interruptions.

·        Ability to take initiative & make decisions with minimal supervision.

·        Ability to maintain rigor, energy, focus, positive-attitude, and enthusiasm until job completion. 

·        Comfort and familiarity working with girls from diverse socio-cultural backgrounds.

·        Passionate about work with girls in Kindergarten- 12th grade, and the impact of the Girl Scout movement on girl members.

·        Must be able to commit to flexible work schedule, including frequent Saturday daytime and occasional school holiday/weeknight programs, and travel throughout the five boroughs.

·        If selected for this role, you will be required to provide necessary personal information to undergo a background check.

 


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:


·        Girl Scouting experience.

·        Familiarity with inquiry and project-based learning.

·        Past work or volunteer experience within a girls’ only environment.

·        Prior experience working with volunteers.

·        CPR/First Aid certification.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

·         Sufficient visual ability to make appropriate judgments with regard to written materials. 

·        Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·        Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force, frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

·        Ability to stand for long periods of time while leading programming

·        Other demands, as determined by council.


TO APPLY:


Send cover letter and resume to awhipker@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “STEM Programs Facilitator” in the subject line of your e-mail. Resumes received without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.



The Girl Scouts of Greater New York is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description. Any essential function or requirement of this job will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent or applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation(s) for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent or applicant when possible

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

awhipker@girlscoutsnyc.org
https://www.girlscoutsnyc.org/

Send cover letter and resume to awhipker@girlscoutsnyc.org. Please include “STEM Programs Facilitator” in the subject line of your e-mail. Resumes received without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.


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