Science Moab is a science communication non-profit based in Moab, UT. We have an open AmeriCorps VISTA position, beginning October 26th, 2020, for a Science Programming Developer to help grow Science Moab’s programs for youth, local guiding companies and the community. In addition, the VISTA will help to strengthen the financial stability of the organization through fundraising and creation of a membership program. The VISTA will also help build support for Indigenous-led partner organizations. This is an opportunity to be a foundational part of a mission-driven non-profit dedicated to expanding the presence and interest in science in the greater Moab area. We are looking for an individual who is flexible, collaborative, independent, passionate about science and science education, and who has leadership skills.

Primary duties include: 

-Work with Science Moab staff to develop a Science Certification training for local guide companies

-Seek out and apply for grants

-Develop a membership program, including quarterly newsletters

-Collaborate with Science Moab’s Indigenous-led partner organizations to build support and capacity

-Assist with Science Moab community events

-Assist in a highschool science mentoring program

Benefits of AmeriCorps VISTA:

-End of service award of $6,195 for education or $1,800 cash

-Living allowance ($1027.88 / month)

-Healthcare/child care allowance

-Relocation/settling-in allowance

-Non-competitive eligibility status for federal jobs

For more information on benefits please visit https://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service.

To apply please email a brief cover letter and resume in one document to Kristina Young at kyoung@sciencemoab.org. You will also need to apply through the AmeriCorps VISTA portal.