Type: Temporary, Part-Time
Hours/Dates: The internship can start immediately, but no later than November 11, 2019 and will be completed by June 20, 2020. Desired commitment: approximately 10 hours/week.
Salary: $15/hour ($4,500 for ~8 months)
Saturday Academy’s SA2U program seeks one college student for an eight month internship. The goal of the internship will be learn about K-12 out-of-school, hands-on education and nonprofit management. At Saturday Academy, we learn by doing.
The SA2U Program provides hands-on, project-based classes to students in grades two through eight at local schools. Classes are focused on science, technology, engineering, the arts and math and are taught by community professionals. This position is an integral part of the SA2U program at Saturday Academy and reports to the SA2U School-Based Program Manager. Close coordination between this position and the SA2U manager is essential.
The SA2U Intern will explore the value of out-of-school learning through class observations and helping with student demographic management, including data entry, evaluations and student and instructor recruitment and training. The position will also include correspondence with school site managers, and general program support. There will be opportunities to attend Saturday Academy and school events, as well as do research to build relationships with school partners.
- Fluency in Spanish
- Experience teaching or other interaction with children
ABOUT SATURDAY ACADEMY
Saturday Academy strives to engage all motivated young people, including those from under-represented communities, in hands-on, in-depth learning by connecting them to community experts as educators and mentors. Our vision is that all interested, pre-college students in our region will have the opportunity to interact with community experts and experience professional environments in ways that assist them in developing intellectually and preparing for rewarding careers. Saturday Academy’s innovative programs are open to all students in grades 2 through 12. We value all learning, and offer experiences in many disciplines. We emphasize science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), because these fields are critical for children’s careers and their fast pace of change is difficult to address in traditional school settings. Saturday Academy was founded in 1983, and became an independent 501c3 nonprofit in 2006. Saturday Academy has provided instruction to more than 170,000 students throughout Oregon and SW Washington.
Applicants should email a single document containing a cover letter and resume, listing contact information for at least three references to: Heidi Venneri, School-Based Program Manager, Saturday Academy. Please share how your experience meets the qualifications, and any additional information that conveys your passion for education and non-profit work. Position will remain open until filled.
Saturday Academy seeks a diverse staff in order to reflect our community and those we serve. Qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. This position is available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation or religion. We provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals. To learn more, read Our Equity Statement.