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STEM Presenter Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Silicon Valley Education Foundation

  • 1 person is interested
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Who: Anyone who uses STEM/Math in their career regularly. Example career titles we are interested in include but are not limited to, software engineer, mechanical engineer, architect, culinary chef or baker, doctor, or construction worker. Diversity of experience is appreciated.

What: Looking for volunteers who are interested in inspiring students by sharing your educational journey and how STEM/ Math is important in your career. Lead a 45-minute presentation for students grades 3-10. You will be provided with training and a slideshow template to help you prepare. This volunteer opportunity season will run for 9 weeks and we are looking for 2 volunteers at each session. You can sign up for as few or as many opportunities as you would like. Please note that in addition to your STEM Volunteer Presentation, we ask that you attend a mandatory Volunteer Orientation. Our two available orientation dates are on Tuesday, May 31st, 8:45-9:15 AM, and Thursday, June 2nd, 5-5:30 PM.

Where: Virtually via Zoom. We are most interested in volunteers who live in or have current/previous ties to the Bay Area. This could mean you hold a job or have held a job with a Bay Area company, you went to school in the Bay Area, or you grew up in the Bay Area.

When: June 16 through July 26 for 45 minutes between 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Monday-Friday. The specific date and time of your workshop will be determined by your class placement.

Please register for volunteering here: https://www.tfaforms.com/4964103

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About Silicon Valley Education Foundation

Location:

1400 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite 200, San Jose, CA 95126, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is to deliver and advocate for STEM education that inspires underserved students to succeed in college and careers.

Description

SVEF is the largest educational nonprofit in Silicon Valley. We are guided by the belief that all students are capable of pursuing higher education and boosting their future economic mobility, regardless of their background. SVEF has an established legacy of providing proven STEM programs and being profoundly committed to empowering students to graduate high school career and college ready. The impact of our work is evident in our strong partnerships with districts and donors in providing access and opportunity for student success and the creation of a workforce that has the skills to meet 21 st century needs.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Thu Jun 16, 2022 - Tue Jul 26, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Software Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Microfinance

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Less than 2 hours total. 45 minutes for the actual presentation, a half-hour for orientation, and about a half-hour prep time.

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