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Marvelous Math Club Support Specialist

Position Description

Marvelous Math Club (MMC) is an afterschool club for elementary-age leaders, primarily of color, to build math and personal confidence, foster further leadership, and strive for equity in education. Now in its third year, the Marvelous Math Club team is comprised of three key partners: UNC Asheville, Asheville City Schools, and Asheville Housing Authority (HACA).

     The AB Tech student will continue building capacity and providing support to the co-directors for Marvelous Math Club, primarily focused on volunteer coordination, weekly MMC duties, and community outreach. The student will work in partnership with other members of the team, including the co-directors and MMC Americorps VISTA(s).

Required Duties:

-Weekly attendance at MMC (Mondays, 2:00 - 6:00 pm)

-Email communication and coordination with MMC volunteers, aka Math Champions

-Facilitating 1 Math Champion training per month, in partnership with MMC team

-MMC Facebook page management

-MMC Google Drive management

-Support the deepening of existing community partnerships and fostering of new relationships

Location

Off Campus – UNC Asheville

Minimum qualifications

The ideal candidate possesses a passion for racial equity work, a love of working with youth leaders, and ability to form close connections with community partners. They work effectively both independently and in conjunction with MMC Americorps VISTA member(s) and MMC co-directors.

Preferred qualifications

Experience in racial equity work and fostering community partnerships, familiarity with Asheville community.

Wages

$15.00

Contact Information

Dr. Sam Kaplan, Chair, UNCA Mathematics Department

skaplan@unca.edu