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Volunteers

Thank you, for being YOU.

 

The Best of Us

At the end of the day, the success of our programs comes down to you, the volunteers. The passionate, giving, and caring individuals making differences whether it be mentoring students on stage, or behind the scenes keeping the wheels turning. You make it possible to bring the most innovative education programs to students worldwide. You make it possible to empower the youth of our future; to prepare them for a rapidly changing 21st century world ahead of them.

You live and breathe social responsibility, and for that - we thank you.

 

Our Mission

To design and deliver the most inspiring and innovative STEAM based educational programs where students will acquire and master critical transferable skills for their future success.

 

 
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Volunteer Opportunities

 

Volunteer
Nurse

As a Space School Nurse you will be an invaluable part of the CASE program. You will help make cuts and scrapes disappear, and headaches vanish. You will be the first point of contact for medical enquiries during the Students’ stay at the program hotel. In addition to that, this position will oversee the physical and mental health and safety of the attending space school students. These international students will be traveling to Houston to explore STEAM facilities such as Space Center Houston, Museums, and various other locations and activities during the two weeks of expedition.

Become part of a team of motivated educators and staff to further your professional experience and global connections.

 
 

What we do

The California Association for STEAM Education(CASE) mission is to design and deliver the most inspiring and innovative STEAM based educational programs where students will acquire and master critical transferable skills for their future success.

Position Description

Classification: Temporary

Time Length: July 5-21, 2019, 16 days

Location: Houston, TX

  • Be able to practice in the State of Texas. Flexible with day and night shifts

  • Pediatric experience, physical endurance

  • Provide and coordinate patient care, administer prescribed treatments and first aid to students or staff

  • Perform physical exams, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions while observing and monitoring patients' conditions

  • Educate patients and provide emotional support

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations

  • Liaise with local doctors, hospital and pharmacies as needed, including arranging medical appointments

  • Maintain digital and written medical log of all visits and promptly report to Expedition Management in any severe cases, when urgent care or higher level of care is needed

  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level;anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results

  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, and physician orders

  • Maintain a cooperative relationship among health care team including other registered nurse,

  • by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in

  • team problem-solving methods

  • Good Communicator with staff, students and parents

  • Enjoy working with over 350 students aged 12-17 years old and staff members

  • Enthusiastic and committed to the safety and well-being of attendees

  • Observing attendees to ensure optimum health and safety levels.

Qualifications (Minimum Education and Experience):

Minimum of 5 years of professional work experience as a qualified nurse. Experience as a Camp nurse preferred

  • Registered Nurse, State of Texas, Current License

  • Must maintain current First Aid/Responder, EMT, LPN, RN, or MD license

  • CPR/AED certified

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Computer skills: Microsoft office. Introduction and Training on Student Medical Management program will be provided

  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care

  • Community health knowledge

  • Background checks are required for this position

 
 

Testimonials

 
 

To join CASE Space School as a volunteer nurse, please submit your resume via email to
jocelyn.nichols@thecase.net