Science Moab AmeriCorps VISTA Position

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

To apply please email a brief cover letter and resume in one document to

Kristina Young at You will also need to apply

through the AmeriCorps VISTA portal.