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Are you a friendly and flexible individual who can work with students of all ages? Are you committed to the mission of giving them the best experience Dreams for Schools can offer? Apply to be a Dreams for Schools mentor today!

Our number-one goal is to enable success for students by making STEM approachable and exciting. This can only be accomplished with an outstanding team of mentors guiding them along the way. We are looking for college student mentors with terrific communication, teaching and leading skills. Not only should you know the material, you should also be able to to bond with students and educate them in a warm, fun manner that takes away the obstacles surrounding STEM.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Interest in working with K-12 students and exposing them to Computer Science
  • Familiarity or the willingness to learn Computer Science
  • Must commit to attend all training, program, showcase, and check-in dates
  • Must submit to and clear a DOJ Background check and TB Test prior to beginning employment
  • Must be able to legally work in the United States
  • Weekend work may be required some days

Available Programs

Sphero Coding

Sphero & Web Development Coding

The Sphero & Web Development Coding Program is a Part-Time position where you will have the chance to work with students from the ages of K-8th grade at multiple Elementary and Intermediate schools in Santa Ana, CA. You will be teaching K- 5th graders how to code using the Sphero Robot and 6-8th grade students how to create their own websites. Instructors must be open to teaching both areas, although may not be required to during actual teaching dates. Instructors will be trained on all Dreams for Schools materials, curriculum, and technology.

PAY: $16.00 / hour

TEACHING DATES: Monday - Thursday for 3 hours each day, between 2:00pm - 6:00pm from January 2020 - May 2020

LOCATION: Santa Ana, CA

MANDATORY TRAINING DATES (Applicant must attend ALL training dates):
1) Training #1: December 15 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
2) Training #2: December 16 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
3) Training #3: December 18 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
4) Training #4: December 19 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
*Times are subject to change

* Additional training dates may be added.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a High School Diploma and at least 48 college units.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: November 15, 2019


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AppJam+ - Riverside

AppJam+ uses the concept of building software in a short period of time as a tool to excite and inform middle school students about the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields while teaching them the creative and technical process of mobile application development and raising awareness of careers in STEM. As a mentor, you will get to interact with middle school students in teaching them mobile development in a fun, but also educational setting. This iteration of AppJam+ will take place at schools located in Riverside Unified School District.

PAY: $14.00 / hour

TEACHING DATES: Mon/Wed OR Tues/Thurs for a 1.5 hour teaching session between 3:00pm - 5:00pm from January 2020 - April 2020

LOCATION: Riverside, CA

MANDATORY TRAINING DATES (Applicant must attend ALL training dates):
1) Training #1: December 15 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
2) Training #2: December 16 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
3) Training #3: December 18 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
4) Training #4: December 19 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
*Times are subject to change

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a High School Diploma and at least 48 college units.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: November 29, 2019


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AppJam+ has been such a humbling experience. It gives me a lot of satisfaction to be a person who can introduce kids to the STEM field and possibly encourage them to pursue careers in it.

Jeffrey L., Mentor, Spring 2018