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Volunteer and Help! NJSACC Seeks STEM VISTA Project Coordinator

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Join NJSACC for an exciting year of service promoting exciting, hands-on STEM learning in NJ’s afterschool programs!

This posting is for a one-year AmeriCorps VISTA year of service. A modest living allowance is provided but this is NOT a permanent, salaried position with NJSACC.

More information about AmeriCorps VISTA may be found here.

This position is a great opportunity for a recent college graduate or anyone interested in changing careers to gain experience in the nonprofit sector. Those interested in youth development, informal education and STEM education are encouraged to apply.

Afterschool STEM VISTA Project Coordinator

Start Date: June 2014 (a required Pre-Service Orientation is June 17-20)

Application deadline: ASAP

Type: Full-time position. AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a modest living allowance depending on county of residence (about $1,000 per month).

Benefits: Health, Child Care, Relocation, Training, End of Service Education Award / ($5,550) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,500)

Location: Westfield, NJ

About this position:

NJSACC, the Statewide Network for NJ’s Afterschool Communities, in partnership with the Afterschool Alliance, want all children to have access to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning opportunities in NJ’s afterschool programs.

High quality STEM-based afterschool programs provide the perfect environment to engage youth in STEM related topics without risk of academic failure, improve attitudes towards STEM fields, and increase the likelihood that youth will graduate and pursue a STEM career.

The STEM VISTA Project Coordinator will:

  • Map STEM afterschool programs, identify gaps of service, and develop partner engagement strategies;
  • Establish a community support system that links established afterschool programs with potential partners and STEM resources;
  • Serve in a technical assistance and coaching role in order to assist STEM programs in building their internal capacity; and ,
  • Will develop a model for recruiting, training, and matching STEM mentors in the local community with afterschool programs.

This position is a year-long assignment beginning in June 2014 and ending June 2015. Applicant must be willing to commit to a one-year assignment. A modest living allowance is provided but this is NOT a permanent, salaried position with NJSACC.

More information about AmeriCorps VISTA may be found here!

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong writing, research and analytic skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and a willingness to learn and use a variety of online tools
  • Must have valid driver’s license, access to a car and willingness to travel throughout NJ for meetings and events
  • The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in STEM education, youth development, and/or community service
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals and constituencies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required for this position.

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in this position to: stem@njsacc.org. Please direct questions to: stem@njsacc.org — no phone calls please. Interviews will be conducted via phone or in-person in Westfield.

Job Posting: South Brunswick Community Education Site Coordinator

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013


South Brunswick Community Education is looking for a Site Coordinator to run an elementary after school program serving students in grades K-5. The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS in education or a related field, and at least two years experience working with school-age groups, preferably in a leadership role. Candidates with an Associate’s degree and 8+ years of experience in school age care will be considered as well.

We are looking for someone with strong communication skills who can run a quality afterschool program serving a diverse population of students and families.

This position offers paid holidays, personal days, and the school district’s benefits package.

Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee program activities and staff, including meeting regularly with staff individually and in teams to develop quality programming meeting the needs of a diverse student population
  2. Work with all children in various settings – set up positive behavior expectations, use appropriate strategies to handle student concerns, collaborate with School Age Care Manager and building staff/administration to meet all students’ needs
  3. Build positive relationships with parents/guardians by communicating with families on a regular basis and creating family events
  4. Follow Community Education policies and procedures; assure staff does likewise
  5. Meet regularly with School Age Care Manager
  6. Attend in-service and orientations
  7. Other duties as assigned

Reports to: School Age Care Manager

Hours: 2:15- 6:15 PM Monday through Friday, plus meetings and staff development (10 month position)

Salary: $15,995 stipend

Interested applicants should apply online through the South Brunswick School District Human Resources Department at: www.sbschools.org or e-mail Sheila Barry, School Age Care Manager, at: sheila.barry@sbschools.org

Posting: NJSACC Program Coordinator needed! (#AmeriCorps VISTA)

Friday, May 10th, 2013



This posting is for a one year AmeriCorps VISTA year of service. There is a living allowance but this is not a permanent, salaried position with NJSACC. More information about AmeriCorps VISTA may be found here: http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista.asp

New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition (NJSACC) Program Coordinator

Fellowship start/end date: July 2013
Application deadline: Rolling
Employment type: Full time
Living allowance: Varies by location
Benefits: Health, Child Care, Relocation, Training, End of Service $5,550 Education Award OR
$1,500 additional cash stipend

About New Jersey Bonner AmeriCorps* VISTA Fellows

The New Jersey Bonner VISTA Fellows Program is a post-college national volunteer service program developed in partnership of TCNJ’s Bonner Center for Civic and Community Engagement and the Bonner Foundation. The New Jersey Bonner VISTA Fellows comprise a cohort of 17 members who serve full-time to enhance volunteerism, develop economic opportunities, and address policy issues across central New Jersey.

Position Summary:

The NJ Bonner VISTA Fellows Program is seeking a NJSACC Program Coordinator to increase participation in the At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program, a federal nutrition program for low-income youth in afterschool programs. NJSACC promotes and supports the development, continuity and expansion of quality programs for children and youth during out-of-school time. The NJSACC Program Coordinator will work directly at the NJSACC office in Westfield, NJ. (For more information on NJSACC, go to http://www.njsacc.org.)

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Identify and conduct outreach to eligible afterschool programs about the At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program.
  2. Serve as a resource to afterschool programs, vendors and other agencies interested in providing or sponsoring Afterschool Meals.
  3. Respond to data collection, analysis, and other community-based research (CBR) requests afterschool programs
  4. Maintain At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program section of NJSACC website, which includes profiles of model programs, issue briefs, and key information about the program.
  5. Represent NJSACC at meetings. Maintain organizational partnerships with anti-hunger organizations. Network with anti-poverty organizations throughout NJ.
  6. Present information and conduct workshops about the At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program and healthy meals and snacks
  7. Contribute articles to PolicyOptions.org

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be available to serve full-time for one year
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have own car
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with community service and/or non-profit organizational work a plus
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently and on a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals and constituencies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer proficiency with emphasis on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and willingness to learn and use a variety of online tools, including Wikis, Facebook and other social media tools

Questions about this position should be directed to Lee McDermott Schaefer at lee@njsacc.org. If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in this position to lee@njsacc.org. No phone calls please. All applicants must also complete an AmeriCorps application which will be available mid-April on the AmeriCorps portal. Interviews (phone or in-person in Westfield) will be conducted in May.

Position as NJSACC Program Coordinator needed! (#AmeriCorps VISTA)

Monday, May 6th, 2013



This posting is for a one year AmeriCorps VISTA year of service. There is a living allowance but this is not a permanent, salaried position with NJSACC. More information about AmeriCorps VISTA may be found here: http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista.asp

New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition (NJSACC) Program Coordinator

Fellowship start/end date: July 2013
Application deadline: Rolling
Employment type: Full time
Living allowance: Varies by location
Benefits: Health, Child Care, Relocation, Training, End of Service $5,550 Education Award OR
$1,500 additional cash stipend

About New Jersey Bonner AmeriCorps* VISTA Fellows

The New Jersey Bonner VISTA Fellows Program is a post-college national volunteer service program developed in partnership of TCNJ’s Bonner Center for Civic and Community Engagement and the Bonner Foundation. The New Jersey Bonner VISTA Fellows comprise a cohort of 17 members who serve full-time to enhance volunteerism, develop economic opportunities, and address policy issues across central New Jersey.

Position Summary:

The NJ Bonner VISTA Fellows Program is seeking a NJSACC Program Coordinator to increase participation in the At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program, a federal nutrition program for low-income youth in afterschool programs. NJSACC promotes and supports the development, continuity and expansion of quality programs for children and youth during out-of-school time. The NJSACC Program Coordinator will work directly at the NJSACC office in Westfield, NJ. (For more information on NJSACC, go to http://www.njsacc.org.)

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Identify and conduct outreach to eligible afterschool programs about the At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program.
  2. Serve as a resource to afterschool programs, vendors and other agencies interested in providing or sponsoring Afterschool Meals.
  3. Respond to data collection, analysis, and other community-based research (CBR) requests afterschool programs
  4. Maintain At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program section of NJSACC website, which includes profiles of model programs, issue briefs, and key information about the program.
  5. Represent NJSACC at meetings. Maintain organizational partnerships with anti-hunger organizations. Network with anti-poverty organizations throughout NJ.
  6. Present information and conduct workshops about the At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program and healthy meals and snacks
  7. Contribute articles to PolicyOptions.org

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be available to serve full-time for one year
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have own car
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with community service and/or non-profit organizational work a plus
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently and on a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals and constituencies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer proficiency with emphasis on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and willingness to learn and use a variety of online tools, including Wikis, Facebook and other social media tools

Questions about this position should be directed to Lee McDermott Schaefer at lee@njsacc.org. If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in this position to lee@njsacc.org. No phone calls please. All applicants must also complete an AmeriCorps application which will be available mid-April on the AmeriCorps portal. Interviews (phone or in-person in Westfield) will be conducted in May.

Position as NJSACC Program Coordinator needed! (#AmeriCorps VISTA)

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013



This posting is for a one year AmeriCorps VISTA year of service. There is a living allowance but this is not a permanent, salaried position with NJSACC. More information about AmeriCorps VISTA may be found here: http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista.asp

New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition (NJSACC) Program Coordinator

Fellowship start/end date: July 2013
Application deadline: Rolling
Employment type: Full time
Living allowance: Varies by location
Benefits: Health, Child Care, Relocation, Training, End of Service $5,550 Education Award OR
$1,500 additional cash stipend

About New Jersey Bonner AmeriCorps* VISTA Fellows

The New Jersey Bonner VISTA Fellows Program is a post-college national volunteer service program developed in partnership of TCNJ’s Bonner Center for Civic and Community Engagement and the Bonner Foundation. The New Jersey Bonner VISTA Fellows comprise a cohort of 17 members who serve full-time to enhance volunteerism, develop economic opportunities, and address policy issues across central New Jersey.

Position Summary:

The NJ Bonner VISTA Fellows Program is seeking a NJSACC Program Coordinator to increase participation in the At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program, a federal nutrition program for low-income youth in afterschool programs. NJSACC promotes and supports the development, continuity and expansion of quality programs for children and youth during out-of-school time. The NJSACC Program Coordinator will work directly at the NJSACC office in Westfield, NJ. (For more information on NJSACC, go to http://www.njsacc.org.)

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Identify and conduct outreach to eligible afterschool programs about the At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program.
  2. Serve as a resource to afterschool programs, vendors and other agencies interested in providing or sponsoring Afterschool Meals.
  3. Respond to data collection, analysis, and other community-based research (CBR) requests afterschool programs
  4. Maintain At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program section of NJSACC website, which includes profiles of model programs, issue briefs, and key information about the program.
  5. Represent NJSACC at meetings. Maintain organizational partnerships with anti-hunger organizations. Network with anti-poverty organizations throughout NJ.
  6. Present information and conduct workshops about the At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program and healthy meals and snacks
  7. Contribute articles to PolicyOptions.org

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be available to serve full-time for one year
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have own car
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with community service and/or non-profit organizational work a plus
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently and on a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of individuals and constituencies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer proficiency with emphasis on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and willingness to learn and use a variety of online tools, including Wikis, Facebook and other social media tools

Questions about this position should be directed to Lee McDermott Schaefer at lee@njsacc.org. If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in this position to lee@njsacc.org. No phone calls please. All applicants must also complete an AmeriCorps application which will be available mid-April on the AmeriCorps portal. Interviews (phone or in-person in Westfield) will be conducted in May.