Student Community Innovation Program – Team Lead Job Description
Want to help a local Florida community address environmental issues? The Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab is looking for a Team Lead for our Student Community Innovation Program. As Team Lead, you’ll be responsible for guiding and mentoring our high school student volunteers as they develop an innovative product throughout the course of the summer. You’ll also be working directly with multiple local nonprofits and community organizations to help identify issues and solutions. This is a unique opportunity to not only learn about nonprofits and local issues in Sarasota County, but also to take charge and develop a product from idea to working prototype. You’ll also receive mentorship from Suncoast Science Center staff and Board of Directors, and be trained to use our fabrication lab on site.
This is a paid opportunity located in Sarasota, FL. The program runs from June-August 2021, and you will be expected to work part-time hours through the months of June and July for a stipend of $1,200. There will be on-call pre-project meetings in May and follow-up media interviews through August.
- Current juniors or seniors
- Currently pursuing a degree in the sciences (environmental science preferred)
- Technical skills are a plus (CAD, 3D printing, etc.)
- Background in education or mentorship
- Reliable transportation and ability to attend in person meetings
- Technological proficiency using Google Drive apps, Discord
About us: The Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in Sarasota County. Our mission is to inspire and support tomorrow’s innovators through experiential STEAM learning. Find out more at suncoastscience.org.