STEM Coordinator- AmeriCorps

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-691216
    • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Seasonal
    • Date Updated: February 20, 2020
    • Years of Experience: College
    • Starting Date: June 2, 2020
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Job Description:

Job Summary :

Assist in planning, organizing, and implementing STEM program/activities, in relation to the Education & Career Development core service area, for members ages 4-18.


Responsibilities :

  • Implement and participate in programs, projects, and special events, focusing on STEM programming.
  • Implement STEM curriculum on a weekly basis, including FIRST LEGO league, and continued partnerships with Rockwell, Discovery World, MATC, MSOE, and others.
  • Collaborate with individual teachers surrounding selected STEM curricula.
  • Training Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee staff on STEM and First LEGO league curriculum/missions in preparation for the competitions.
  • Assist in recruiting, scheduling, and training STEM program volunteers.
  • Develop, maintain, train staff on STEM curriculum that can be used by the Clubs.
  • Represent Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee within the STEM education community, providing information about our STEM programs and progress towards goals.
  • Supervise members engaged in quality activities to achieve specific goals and outcome measurements.
  • Take the lead on planning field trips and help with recruiting members.
  • Provide guidance and direction to members in the areas of academic success, healthy lifestyle, and civic and community engagement.
  • Encourage social, emotional, and educational growth of individual members.
  • Develop and maintain positive climate and environment within program space and facilitate positive youth/adult interaction.
  • Track member participation in assigned program areas and document results and progress of members.
  • Provide written documentation of program implementation and evaluation.
  • Evaluate BGCGM’s progress on established STEM priorities.
  • Generate monthly, quarterly, and or/annual reports as requested.
  • Participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State, and/or funders.
  • Perform other STEM related duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills


Experience Requirements :

  • At least 6 months experience directly related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • At least 6 months experience directly related to youth and youth programming.
  • Complete within 6 months of hire:
    • CPR
    • First Aid
    • Suspected Child Abuse - Mandated Report Training
    • Shaken Baby Prevention Training, if required
    • Registry level 7 or higher, if required


  • Ability to keep youth ages 4-18 enthusiastically engaged in programming
  • Highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to relate effectively with diverse population.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proficient computer skills

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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