Teachers/Staff

Volunteers (1-5 Hours) 

Resources for STEM Volunteers including information on introducing kids to STEM for short, episodic durations (up to five hours). This category of resources is meant for those who intend to introduce a STEM subject to a classroom, spend a short time doing STEM activities, or even just volunteer for an event.

Why STEM 101

Setting and Maintaining Expectations with Volunteers

Assessing Effectiveness

Training and Working with Adults

Safety

Program Planning

Ambassadors (5-20 Hours)

Resources for STEM Ambassadors including information for STEM volunteers who plan to spend up to 20 hours working with kids. This is a longer duration, meaning that STEM Ambassador resources include information about youth development, longer activities, and all of the basic STEM volunteer information as well.

Why STEM 101

Setting and Maintaining Expectations with Volunteers

Managing Continued Engagement with Volunteers

Assessing Effectiveness

Training and Working with Adults

Safety

Mentors (20+ Hours)

Resources for STEM Mentors including information for STEM Volunteers who will be spending 20 hours or more with kids. These resources include deeper information about youth development, how to work with kids, how to give and receive feedback with students and staff in programs, as well as all of the basic STEM volunteer information.

Why STEM 101

Setting and Maintaining Expectations with Volunteers

Managing Continued Engagement with Volunteers

Assessing Effectiveness

Training and Working with Adults

Safety