NAU VISTA Project: Data Integration and Community Outreach

NAU Center for Service and Volunteerism

About the organization

Mission: The Center for Service and Volunteerism (CSV) at Northern Arizona University aspires to be a leader in the field of service and volunteerism by supporting a vibrant and diverse network of individuals and partner agencies who are making an exceptional impact throughout Arizona supporting direct service, capacity building, professional development, and innovation.

Vision: Enriching lives and strengthening communities through service and volunteerism.
At the Center for Service and Volunteerism at Northern Arizona University, we connect students, older adults, and other community members to national service volunteer opportunities within their communities. By partnering with local schools and non-profits we have created many avenues for volunteers to get involved and make an impact in the community.

We dream of an Arizona that is more engaged in service and volunteerism, and we invite you to join us in this endeavor!

Duties

Increase the academic performance and interest in STEM of youth
who are currently underrepresented in STEM fields.

VISTA will collaborate with educational program staff and parents to design, implement and coordinate new STEM curriculum or expand existing STEM activities for after and out-of-school time educational programs and community engagement.

VISTA will assist with finding sponsors and assist in grant writing to help expand
CSTL's STEM education and research efforts.• VISTA will help organize grant and sponsor-related
data for future use.

Develop and implement targeted marketing and outreach materials for the CSTL and measure the
effectiveness of current marketing efforts to reach low-income youth and families.

Assess the current state of data collection measures and instruments utilized by the CSTL and create some common instruments to improve the CSTL's data collection for long-term monitoring and sustainability.

Qualifications

College degree preferably in a STEM or STEM Education discipline.
• Proficiency with routine computer applications such as Microsoft Office suite; Adobe; WORD PRESS, etc.
• Proficiency with some advanced applications/platforms related to database functions.
• Proficiency with current social media platforms (beyond just the ability to post on these platforms).
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Positive drive and initiative to reach out to people, find resources, etc.
• Ability to be a team player and have a “can do” attitude.

Salary

$1,084.00 / month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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