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Broader Impacts Group

Montana Campus Compact
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Broader Impacts Group works to increase STEM literacy and passion in Montana youth, with the ultimate goal of inspiring K-12 students to pursue higher education, especially at the University of Montana.

Service Activities

In this position you will provide STEM-positive mentorship to high school students at Hellgate High School and Willard Alternative High School in Missoula, helping students to explore options for college degrees in STEM fields. You will also support in providing museum activities to youth and families at the spectrUM Discovery Area, housed at the Missoula Public Library. Additionally, you will participate in outreach activities to the EmPower Place at the Missoula Food Bank & Community Center, as well as in rural and tribal communities across the state.

Community Need Addressed

Increase STEM literacy and passion in Montana youth, and inspiring K-12 students to pursue higher education.

Position Outcomes

Provide college positive mentorship to high school juniors and seniors. Provide K-12 students, college students, and other community members opportunities to volunteer on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Global Youth Service Day. Provide k-12 students and college students opportunities to increase STEAM literacy and passion through hands-on education and mentorship, with the ultimate goal of inspiring students to pursue higher education.


Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training

10 Days of Personal Leave; 10 Days of Sick/Medical Leave; Professional development and training opportunities; Eligible for hiring preference with Employers of National Service; Access to My Life Expert member assistance program.

Skills you will gain

Youth Development; Team Work; Academic Mentoring Experience

Competencies You Will Develop

Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Select and implement well-considered solution
Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Stay positive and outcome oriented
Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process
Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Office Activities
  • Focus Areas Education & Youth
  • Length of Service 12 Months
  • Education Requirements Some College
  • Placement Team Placement
  • Service Setting High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Library, Museum or Nature Center
  • Weekly Training Hours 1

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