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Volunteer for a Summer Robotics Program in the Bronx!

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Published 5 months ago

Start Date

July 8, 2019

End Date

August 13, 2019

Schedule

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


About Masa:

Masa is a non-profit organization that partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth and family to create strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the broader community.

About the Robotics program:

Masa is seeking dedicated volunteers interested in working as part of a team to support our six-week Summer Robotics program. In this program, Masa students finishing grades 4-6 hone their creativity, collaboration, and engineering skills by learning how to build and program robots using LEGO kits. The Summer Robotics Program will end with an interactive final event open to families. Volunteers support student teams in following classroom instruction, as well as building and programming robots.

Where:

Masa’s Tlanezcalli Community Center, easily accessible by the 2 and 5 trains at the 149th Street-3rd Avenue train station (just 2 stops into the Bronx)

When:

Mondays or Tuesdays, 3-6 PM, from July 8th through August 13th

What:

Facilitate daily activities, help manage participating students. 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:

Availability

  • Able to volunteer one consistent day per week for the entire 6-week program
  • Able to attend a training on Monday, July 1st, or, Tuesday, July 2nd, from 6-8 PM


Experience/Disposition

  • Willing to work with students finishing grades 4-6 (ages 10-12)
  • Willing to help facilitate lesson plans with students in small group settings under the leadership of the Robotics instructor
  • Help manage behavior and lead students through daily instruction
  • Provide feedback on student progress and/or concerns to Masa staff
  • Fill out volunteer application and interview with masa staff.

An interview and complete volunteer application is required for this role.

About Masa:

Masa is a non-profit organization that partners with Mexican and Latino children, youth and family to create strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the broader community.

About the Robotics program:

Masa is seeking…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome

Location

Masa Tlanezcalli Center

2770 3rd Avenue, Bronx, NY 10455

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