Position Title: Science Outreach & Education VISTA
Organization: Science Moab
Location: Moab, UT
Organization Overview: Science Moab’s mission is to make place-based science accessible to all. They envision communities across the Colorado Plateau thriving from a deeper engagement with science and place-based knowledge.
Position Overview:The Science Outreach and Education VISTA will build the capacity of two of Science Moab’s programs: School to Science (which facilitates science mentorship opportunities to improve college and career readiness for underserved high school students) and Outreach (which offers free, accessible science education to community members of and visitors to southeastern Utah through a variety of media platforms and live events). The VISTA will strengthen both programs by recruiting program participants and volunteers; coordinating and promoting live events; developing and evaluating programming; overseeing website, graphic design, and social media projects; and fundraising.
With a great degree of independence, this position is dynamic, strategic, and creative, offering the unique opportunity to shape a popular local nonprofit for years to come.
- Program management/support
- Experience working with high school students
- Public speaking
- Graphic design, including Adobe Creative Suite
- Web design and maintenance
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent skills and experience.
Start/End Dates: July 17 or August 14, yearlong position.
Salary/Pay: AmeriCorps VISTA program: $16,000 stipend + $6,000 education award
Application Deadline: May 31
How to Apply: Please use the online application to view the full job description as well as how to apply.