AmeriCorps Member 4-H Spin Coordinator

Published

08/13/2018

Start Date

09/04/2018

End Date

08/03/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Michigan State University Extension-Macomb County
21885 Dunham Road
Suite 12
Clinton Township
Michigan
48036
United States

Description

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY

The Macomb AmeriCorps 4-H SPIN Club Coordinator will be responsible for delivering SPIN club programming to area schools and/or community partners. Tasks will include:

●     Planning and organizing 20 4-H SPIN (special interest) clubs with volunteers that focus on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) topics and utilize the 4-H SPIN Club guide, planning worksheet, and record of finances

●     Engaging between 90 and 100 new youth in 4-H SPIN club programming

●     Recruiting, screening, and training 20 volunteers to serve as club leaders, to provide guest programming, or to otherwise support 4-H SPIN Clubs and associated activities

●     Hosting quarterly family engagement nights

●     Collecting data and submitting reports to the Site Supervisor and to the 4-H STEAM Corps Program Manager

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

●     At least 18 years of age

●     U.S. citizen, U.S. national or lawful permanent resident of the U.S.

●     Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent

●     Pass the following checks: State of Michigan, DHS Central Registry Clearance, FBI Fingerprinting, and State & National Sex Offender Registry

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

●     Experience working with diverse (multiple ages, ethnicities, religions, etc.) populations

●     Excellent verbal and written communication skills

●     Passion for science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math (STEAM)

●     Knowledge of youth development, volunteer recruitment and management

●     Outgoing, confident and able to work in a fast pace environment

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position requires driving as a regular part of the position; carrying educational materials, equipment, etc. up to 25 lbs

 

COMPENSATION

Members will receive a living allowance of $13,732 to be distributed bi-monthly at a rate of $624.18 (pre-tax) throughout their service term as well as student loan forbearance for qualified loans. Upon successful completion of service, an education award in the amount of $5,920 will be issued. Members will serve 40 hours/week.

 

All interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Kathy Jamieson at jamies13@anr.msu.edu by 11:59pm on August 13th.

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

jamies13@anr.msu.edu
http://www.canr.msu.edu/outreach/

Send Resume to Kathy Jamieson at Jamies13@anr.msu.edu


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