Calling all brain builders! Come volunteer at a weekend Robotics program.


(40.814648,-73.91953)
 

Cause Areas

When

Sat Feb 25, 2017 06:00 PM - Sat May 20, 2017 08:00 PM

Where

Masa Tlanezcalli Center2770 Third AvenueBronx, NY 10455


About

Calling all STEM Brain-Builders!

Masa is seeking dedicated volunteers who are interested in working as part of a team to help support our twelve-week Spring STEM program where Masa Scholars will hone their creativity and engineering skills by designing innovative robots with a focus towards the local community. The Spring STEM Program will end with an interactive showcase open to students and their families.

Where: Masa South Bronx Community Center, easily accessible by the 2 and 5 trains to the 149th Street-3rd Avenue train station (just 2 stops into the Bronx).

When: The Spring Robotics Program will begin on February 25, 2017 and end on May 20, 2017

Time: The Spring Robotics Program will operate on Saturdays from 1 - 3:30 pm

What: We are looking for dedicated volunteers to help support our Robotics instructor. Volunteers will help facilitate daily lesson plans and activities, as well as help manage participating scholars. Prior background in STEM or Robotics is NOT required but a strong interest and knowledge of STEM subjects is highly welcomed.TRAINING will be provided.

Requirements are as follows:

  • Ability to volunteer consistently on Saturdays from 1 -3:30 pm for the duration of the program.
  • Willingness to work with scholars in grades 3 to 5 (ages 8 to 11).
  • Attend a training which will take place prior to program start date.
  • Willing and able to help facilitate lesson plans to students, in small group settings, and under the leadership of our Robotics instructor.
  • Help manage behavior and lead scholars through daily instruction.
  • Attend spring interactive showcase (if schedule permits).
  • Provide feedback on student progress and/or concerns to Masa staff.
  • Fill out volunteer application and attend a meeting/interview with Masa staff.

For more information you may also visit our website:www.masany.organd/or email us with questions atvolunteeropportunities@masany.org

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Mathematics
  • STEM
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Robotics
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

Kids Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteer weekly Saturdays 1 - 3:30 pm
  • Application, Interview

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity

Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.