Volunteer at a summer STEM program!


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Cause Areas

When

Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:30 AM - Thu Aug 16, 2018 01:30 PM

Where

Masa Tlanezcalli Center2770 Third Avenue1st FloorBronx, NY 10455

About

Masa is seeking dedicated volunteers who are interested in working as part of a team to help support our six-week Summer STEM program in which Masa scholars hone their creativity and engineering skills by designing innovative robots with a focus on the local community. The Summer 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 Summer STEM Program will begin on July 9th, 2018 and will end on August 16th, 2018

Time: The Summer Robotics Program will operate on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm, and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm (volunteers are asked to commit to at least one consistent day per week)

What: We are looking for dedicated volunteers to 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. TRAININGwill be provided.

Requirements are as follows:

  • Ability to volunteer at least once a week on a consistent basis
  • Attend a training which will take place prior to program start date
  • Willingness to work with scholars going into grades 4 to 6 (ages 9 to 12)
  • 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 summer interactive showcase (if schedule permits)
  • Provide feedback on student progress and/or concerns to Masa staff
  • Fill out volunteer application and interview with Masa staff

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Special Needs
  • STEM
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Robotics
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Able to volunteer weekly from 10:30 - 1:30
  • 14 year olds will be considered on a case by case basis

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