Volunteer

The DFW Technology & Education Council is looking for individuals, educators and business professionals to volunteer remotely or face to face for FIRST LEGO League Explore events and for our Speakers Bureau. Both programs allow students to interact with professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math, allowing them insights into the fields and the paths that lead to them.

FIRST LEGO LEAGUE EXPLORE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

This season, we’re stepping into the world of sports, play, and fitness – moving, collaborating, competing, and celebrating. In PLAYMAKERSFIRST LEGO League Explore students will explore the activities we can do in different spaces for play and how we can ensure that our games and activities are fun and accessible for everyone involved.

Currently, we are recruiting volunteers to help in the following ways:

  • Become a Festival Event volunteer. Volunteer roles include set-up, team project reviewer and event support.
  • Be an industry expert or mentor. Help encourage and support our teams in exploring this year’s challenge.
  • Provide remote or onsite field trip for teams to explore this year’s challenge.

We are currently planning the 2020-2021 FIRST LEGO League Explore Festival Season. Festival Event volunteer opportunities will be released in December 2020 and will include in person and remote experiences. Presently, we are seeking volunteers to help as industry experts and mentors. To be included on our volunteer distribution list please email info@dfwtec.org.

SPEAKERS BUREAU VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Speaker Bureau is a chance for students 6th – 12th grades to hear from STEM and career readiness professionals who can visit with them about their academic and career paths, answer questions about their experience, and inspire students to consider pursuing higher education and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Currently, we are recruiting volunteers to help in the following ways:

  • Be a guest speaker in a classroom or on a panel and share your personal education experience and career path with students.
  • Be an industry expert and consult and support teachers in designing real-world hands-on STEM curriculum.
  • Be an industry mentor. Consult and encourage teachers and students engaged in project-based STEM learning.
  • Mentor students in workforce readiness areas such as resume writing, networking and interview skills.

The DFW Technology & Education Council is seeking speakers from all industries and career fields related to STEM and career readiness. All speaking, mentoring and consulting opportunities at this time will be remote.

If you are interested in signing up to be a guest speaker, career panelist, industry expert or mentor please email info@dfwtec.org.