Details: $18 - $20 per hour DOE
3715 S Hudson St
Organization: Geeking Out Kids of Color (GOKiC)
Position Title: STEM Youth Education Coordinator
Reports To: Executive Director
Location: Seatac, Burien, and White Center
Position Status: Part-Time, 20 hours per week, 12 months per year
Compensation: $18 - $20 per hour DOE
Description of Work:
Geeking Out Kids of Color (GOKiC) helps young people develop a positive attitude towards Computer Science (CS) which includes teaching computer programming, facilitating STEM projects and engaging participants’ communities through the intersection of CS and social justice. The year-round afterschool and summer programs include: program development, teaching 1st-8th grade intro to computer science and coding, social and personal development, mentorship, and integration of technology and social impact. As the STEM Youth Education Coordinator, you will be responsible for coordinating the operation, planning, and implementation of the after school program and summer youth program at 4 different sites . The location of our sites are in SeaTac, Burien, and White Center. GOKiC is a project partner of Rainier Valley Corps (RVC).
- Collaborate with our partnering organization staff to ensure the effective coordination of program schedules and related events for youth and families.
- Maintain key project documents and communication to support all aspects of program, including periodic reports, student file,s and updates.
- Assist with fund development for youth programs.
- Maintain a safe, respectful and engaging environment for youth and adults.
- Provide any volunteer staff with resources and day-to-day supervisory support necessary for them to effectively implement the program.
- Develop and maintain communication with parents and families of students.
Youth Education and Social Development
- Experience in classroom management
- Work with youth to identify areas of interest, passion, and skill development, and support youth through Computer Science projects that showcase their learning.
- Adopt, design, and implement engaging learning activities for youth.
- Foster a positive environment for all participants.
- Monitor attendance.
- Assess the academic and developmental needs of the youth participants.
- Track student academic achievement.
- Lead and assist in the implementation of activities and events for students, families, staff, and volunteers.
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with families, partnering personnel and other key partners.
- Organize and facilitate with partnering personnel periodic field trips that promote youth learning and exploration.
- Other duties as assigned.
- AA or a B.A in education, social work or related field or Experience in a youth services, or K-12 educational setting for at least 2 years.
- Interest in teaching Computer Science and/or Coding
- Experience in curriculum building
- Experience in working with students from 3rd grade to 8th grade.
- Knowledge of best practices for after-school and summer learning programs.
- Familiarity with local youth-serving programs.
- Highly positive and enthusiastic work style, capable of motivating others.
- Ability to work as a team member in a multicultural organization and community.
- Ability to supervise and lead key program staff including work-study students and key volunteers.
- Knowledge of key computer applications (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, etc.).
- Some administrative experience, including excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be self-starter, dependable, have strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to use good judgment as necessary.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes some evenings and weekends.
- Must have reliable and independent transportation to hall supplies from one site to next
- Bilingual Somali, Amharic, or Spanish speaking ability are desired
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Geeking Out Kids of Color is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply. Geeking Out Kids of Color is a project partner with Rainier Valley Corps.
Submit resume and cover letter to via pedro@GOKiC.org or mail to 3715 S. Hudson St #102 Seattle, WA 98118
Geeking Out Kids of Color
3715 S Hudson St #102
Seattle, WA 98118
For More Information
Inquiries may be directed to Pedro@gokic.org or by phone (509)-859-7290