The MAKESHOP Design Lab, run by MESH Design and Elk City Renewal Association (ECRA), are looking for a Program Coordinator to assist in the coordination and programming of the youth design + tech program: Makeshop Appalachia as well as building capacity for the Makeshop Design Lab. You will be working directly with the Operations Manager and the public. This position is for 35 hrs/week for 8 weeks and has the potential to turn into a longer term engagement.
- Coordinate workshops with a focus on youth design + coding workshops
- Coordinate and manage workshops schedule
- Set up and break down of workshops
- Work directly with youth as a mentor during workshops
- Support adaptation of workshop curriculum into a digital format in response to CoVid-19
- Support with capacity building for programming sustainability
- Greet visitors during open hours + coordinate community coworking visitors
- Support the Operations Manager on a day-to-day basis as needed
- Maintain the community space
About the Position:
- Positions include a living allowance and an Education Award -or- Cash Bonus.
- Projects last for 8 weeks. Summer Associate members serve a minimum of 35 hours per week.
- Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of placement.
- Position begins June 15, 2020.
- AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates serve at nonprofits, schools, and local government agencies.
- VISTAs serve children as mentors, camp coordinators, lead summer programming, and assist summer feeding programs.