Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County
Position Description:
The AmeriCorps STEM Specialist will lead hands-on, informal STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education in Orem Public Library afterschool programs. AmeriCorps is a national service opportunity, not just a regular job! To learn more about AmeriCorps visit This position comes with a living allowance distributed bi-weekly in the amount of $207.69 (before taxes). An education award of $1,252.91 will be given to the AmeriCorps member upon successful completion of service.

This position requires:
A term of service from February 18, 2019 to August 16, 2019,
Afternoon and occasional Saturday availability,
12 hours each week.

AmeriCorps members will:
complete training related to, and lead groups of teens in using LEGO Mindstorm robots and curriculum,
plan and lead supplemental hands-on STEM activities for youth,
attend monthly AmeriCorps reflection retreats,
assist with STEM-related library events as needed,
recruit volunteers from local colleges/universities and/or STEM companies to introduce youth to STEM-related careers,
track and report data (i.e. number of youth served, volunteer-related data, etc) each month, and
develop a system for cataloging lesson plans and activities led.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, be a United States citizen or permanent resident, and meet the requirements set by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Individuals selected for these positions must pass a background check. Preference will be given to individuals with educational or work experience related to science, technology, engineering, math, and/or education.

Equal Opportunity
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County is committed to the spirit and letter of all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity. To this end, the Club does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race; color; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions; age; religion; national origin; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; veteran status; or other protected status. No form of unlawful discrimination, including unlawful harassment, will be condoned. Reasonable accommodation can be made for interviews and service for those with a disability.

Job Details

Open Date: 01-29-2019
Close Date: 02-28-2019
Job Status: Part Time


Jenny Ostraff