Upward Bound Math-Science seeks Americorps VISTA

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Upward Bound Math-Science is seeking an Americorps VISTA to join its team for a year of service. Upward Bound Math-Science caters to Pell Grant-eligible high school youth with aspiration and potential in the STEM fields. The program provides students with resources such as STEM tutoring, college visits, summer programming, college admission preparation, SAT prep and more.

VISTAs partake in a year of service and perform duties ranging from coordinating college tours to organizing field trips and group community service projects. Strong leadership skills, teamwork skills and interest in working with youth is required. Candidates must be able to work and collaborate with a team of likeminded and motivated individuals.

The position is co-organized through Americorps. Compensation is provided in a bi-weekly stipend as well as an educational award at the end of the VISTA’s term of service. Educational awards may go towards any institution of higher learning. The VISTA may also opt out of the educational award for a cash stipend instead.

For more information and to apply, please contact Shadrack Joseph.