The Science Zone is hosting a Zoom informational meeting for potential summer AmeriCorps candidates on Mar. 24 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm MST.
The Science Zone is excited to announce their partnership with Serve Wyoming and AmeriCorps.
AmeriCorps is a federal agency that brings individuals and communities together through service and volunteering to tackle the nation’s most pressing challenges. AmeriCorps provides opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to give their time and talent to strengthen communities across our country. Being part of the AmeriCorps team at The Science Zone will bring the satisfaction of supporting an organization built on providing a service to our community and will provide many lifelong benefits.
The Science Zone in Casper is currently recruiting AmeriCorps members to serve in our education program. AmeriCorps members will help provide educational programming in classrooms, in before and after school programs, community outreach activities and summer camps. Members will have flexible scheduling options and will be provided with training, a monthly living stipend, and an education award upon completion. Housing assistance is available.
AmeriCorps State and National Members will help provide direct service at the Science Zone.
Summer Applications Being Accepted NOW!
Quarter Time: 450 hours
Stipend Amount: $3,750 + Education Award Upon Successful Completion of Service $1,718.25
We are also looking to fill our summer positions soon! These positions run from May 23 to Aug. 12 and require a 450-hour commitment. In addition to educational activities, docent activities, and outreach events at The Science Zone or in the community, quarter-time members will help lead outdoor activities and summer camp education. Much of our summer will be spent outdoors and may include camping, backpacking, biking, fishing, kayaking, and other outdoor activities. This position may also involve traveling to various locations for overnight camp experiences. This position is perfect for those who are looking for a summer experience that can provide the benefits of AmeriCorps membership such as a stipend and education award. Summer housing assistance may be available. Candidates must be 18 years old and have earned a HS Diploma or GED.
Minimum Time: 300 hours
Stipend Amount: $2,233 + Education Award Upon Successful Completion of Service $1,374.60
Don’t have that much time or you are not looking for that much of a commitment? Then take a look at our Minimum Time availability. It is a position that requires 300 hours that can be served anytime between now and Aug. 12. Summer Only Positions Available as well. Minimum time members will support the museum through education activities, docent activities, and outreach events at The Science Zone or in the community. The hours can be adjusted to YOUR schedule. Candidates must be 17 years old and have earned, or will earn, a HS Diploma or GED prior to Aug. 12th. This is a perfect position for service-oriented people that have a desire to help elevate science education in our community and support the activities of The Science Zone. This position includes an education award and a small stipend.