National Science Teaching Association is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of eCYBERMISSION Volunteer Program Specialist. eCYBERMISSION is one of several science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) and administered by NSTA. This is a grant-funded position and is an on-site position.
The Volunteer Program Specialist’s job responsibilities: Develop and implement strategies to engage, and retain volunteers. Establish a simple, clear system of communication with volunteers that allows sharing of important information effectively and respond to volunteer queries efficiently. Plan, organize, edit and write parts of the content for a monthly newsletter. Oversee volunteer communications, including discussion forums, team talk and CyberGuide Live Chats. Coordinate the CyberGuide information (bios) and other relevant volunteer information for posting on the website. Train volunteers in their specific roles and maintain updated volunteer training materials. Achieve assigned volunteer engagement metrics that will meet specific volunteer needs identified by the Project Manager. Prepare and maintain monthly reports on specific volunteer program volunteer activities. Maintain and deliver ongoing and up to date communications and resources to the Volunteer Manager to assure consistent movement toward goal of increased volunteer participation in the competition from military and industry; serve as a trainer and point of contact for personnel from the military, DoDEA and Industry to promote and support eCYBERMISSION program success. Support the Volunteer Manager in executing all stages of competition judging. Partner with the Volunteer Outreach Specialist to create new, cohesive outreach and recruitment strategies. Other duties as assigned by the eCYBERMISSION Volunteer Program Manager. Excellent benefits including flexible schedule, medical & dental insurance, generous paid leave & 401(k) match. Metro-accessible, (Rosslyn/Courthouse), free parking available. Send resume & cover letter with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org EOE: M/F/disability/veteran
Travel required (5 – 10 trips per year anticipated), along with full participation at the annual national event. Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution (an equivalent combination of related education and professional experience may be considered). Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience, to include coordinating and managing a mid- to large size volunteer program in a non-profit organization required. Daily management of 2,000+ skill-based volunteers. Proficiency with basic computer programming, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Must have a high competency for database management technology. An understanding of military processes and protocol preferred.
The Arlington, VA-based National Science Teaching Association is the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership includes more than 55,000 science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in science education.