Volunteer at a Summer Robotics Program!

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by Masa

Published:

05/16/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

2770 Third Avenue
First Floor
Bronx
New York
10455
United States

Description

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

Benefits

Training Provided

Language/Cultural Support Available

We welcome

Groups

Families

How To Apply

volunteeropportunities@masany.org

http://www.masany.org

Fill out our interest form. For more information you may also visit our website: www.masany.org and/or email us with questions atvolunteeropportunities@masany.org


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