Part-time (15 hours/week) contractor position; July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016; Compensation based on experience and skills
- Visit Mouse_California sites in San Francisco and neighboring counties, and assist them in using MOUSE online curriculum and hands-on activities;
- Communicate with Mouse_California sites and other MOUSE team members on a regular basis, via emails, webinars, phone, etc;
- Gather and organize hands-on activities developed by instructors;
- Inform sites about educational technology resources as well as MOUSE activities;
- Conduct mini-trainings and webinars for MOUSE instructors.
- Manages 25-30 MOUSE Student Tech Leadership sites;
- Provides program set-up support and facilitates on-going support;
- Conducts instructor trainings and meetings as needed;
- Supports volunteer recruitment, placement and on-going efforts;
- Places corporate volunteers at school sites; identifies and coordinates field trips;
- Facilitates communication between each site and assigned volunteers;
- Communicates with volunteer coordinator regarding TB test and fingerprinting reports.
- Experience in education including working with youth and professionals;
- Experience working with youth, educators, and corporate personnel;
- Excellent organizational and communication skills – in person, phone, email, etc.;
- Attention to detail; resourceful and flexible; strong computer skills;
- Able to handle multiple tasks at once and respond in timely manner;
- Able to take initiative and work without a lot of supervision;
- Good sense of direction and comfortable driving to school sites; updated CA Driver’s License, auto insurance, clean driving record, TB test, and fingerprinting, as required;
- Experience in training educators in large and small groups.
MOUSE, the award-winning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Innovation in Technology program, enables students in Grades 4-12 to learn information technology, customer service, communication and leadership skills while providing tech services to their schools. It can be an after school program or an in-school elective.
Mouse_California, mouseca.org, is a program of Aspiranet, a nonprofit organization that provides after-school, youth development, and community technology programs, and children and family services in California. Mouse_California is in partnership with MOUSE Inc., mouse.org, a New York City-based nonprofit.
The core elements of the program include:
- Online 100-hour curriculum with technology and workforce skills modules;
- Hands-on activities and service learning projects;
- Technology projects which may include student-run help desk with ticket management system;
- Volunteers to assist with curriculum, tech projects, mentoring; field trips; internships for high school youth.
Email cover letter and resume to: Andrea Jones, Mouse_California Program and Communications Manager, email@example.com by June 15, 2015.
Should be available for:
- Phone/Skype Interview with Mouse_California team – June 2015
- Mouse_California instructor training in Silicon Valley and East Bay – August 2015