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Alaska afterschool Network

compensation: $1,700.00 / month, $1000 /monthly housing allowance, education award, cell phone allowance, health benefits, childcare assistance, mental health coaching (Member Assistance Program)
employment type: full-time
job title: Afterschool STEM coach
Alaska Children’s Trust - Alaska Afterschool Network
AmeriCorps - Afterschool STEM Coach

Join us for an adventure in Alaska as an Afterschool STEM Coach! Engage K-5 students in exciting STEM activities, ranging from launching rockets to studying wildlife, while providing academic enrichment, social-emotional learning, and wellness opportunities.

Gain hands-on experience and professional development, all while receiving a living stipend and an education award (pay towards your college, training, and technical school). Join our team and make a difference in the lives of school-age youth and further your career!

Apply here:

Afterschool STEM Coach - Term of Service
Term Length 1 year (11 Months)
Start Date August 5th, 2024
End Date June 2025
Required Hours of Service 1700 minimum
Daily Schedule 8 hours/day, 5 days/week
Cash Stipend $18,700.00 ($1,700.00 / month)
Education Award $7,395.00
Monthly cell phone allowance $50.00
Monthly housing benefit $1,000.00
Application Deadline July 5th, 2024

Job Benefits:

• Cash stipend distributed bi-weekly.
• Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, to pay educational expenses (college, federal loans, trainings, and technical school).
• Monthly cell phone allowance.
• Monthly housing benefit, paid directly to landlord or mortgage holder.
• Healthcare, vision, and dental.
• Mental health care and personal coaching from the Member Assistance Program (MAP).
• Childcare assistance.

Career Development Opportunities Offered:

• Child and Youth Care Certification and Credential
• Up to 10 STEM Facilitation Micro-Credentials from the National Afterschool Association
• Networking and career advancement opportunities


• Ability to work as a team member.
• Ability to learn and apply new skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Commitment to providing equitable services to diverse populations.
• Self-motivated and able to perform duties without direct supervision.
• Willing to travel to in-state meetings and conferences.
• Commitment to community service.
• Ability to lift 25 pounds and prepare program space.

Job Duties:

• Facilitate a positive and safe learning environment for diverse student learners during afterschool program hours (3:00 - 6:00 PM).
• Lead hands-on activities with students at an afterschool program, including at least two 30-minute STEM activities per week.
• Engage diverse STEM career professionals as guest speakers.
• Expand your knowledge of youth development and STEM education by engaging in ongoing professional development to ensure student success.
• Build positive relationships with students, coworkers, and supervisors.
• Submit timesheets and program data measure student impact.
• Commit to fulfilling required member service hours within your service term.
• Model the AmeriCorps ethic of community service and responsibility and show a commitment to improving the lives of others.

NOTES: Diversity is a core component to the work at the Alaska Children’s Trust – Alaska Afterschool Network. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

Jobs are dynamic, and assignments/priorities may change. It is not intended or implied to be an employment contract but is a communication tool to explain the responsibilities, advertise the job, and identify performance measures and potential training needs. This description does not imply or create a contractual relationship. Alaska Children’s Trust is an at-will employer. The Alaska Afterschool Network is a program of the Alaska Children's Trust.

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants should complete the application and submit an updated résumé using the following link: https://www.akafterschool.org/americorps/#apply
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