Volunteer

Tech Trek Washington is looking for volunteers with a commitment to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. See below for the full breadth of jobs available.

Volunteering with Tech Trek is a great way to get involved in helping girls discover their potential in STEM. Tech Trek is staffed almost entirely by volunteers and couldn’t be done without these efforts.

Interested in any of the below described positions? Use the Volunteer Interest Form.

| Teaching Assistant |

| Workshop Presenter | Teacher | Camp Leadership |

Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistants interact with the teachers and campers, help with the technology used in virtual camp, lead activities and labs in breakout rooms with a small group of campers.

A teaching assistant should be highly responsible and flexible, as well as a role model to campers. Teaching assistants must be empathetic and mature enough to handle emotional challenges. The teaching assistant must be able to follow directions from the teacher and to communicate well with both the teacher and the campers. A positive disposition that encourages learning is a must.

Teaching Assistant candidates must be age 16 by January 1 of the camp year. Adults are welcome to apply.
Full Position Description (pdf)

Workshop Presenter

Workshop Presenters present one (or more) 90-minute workshop to campers during the week of Tech Trek. Workshops are normally repeated in multiple sessions/on multiple days so that all campers can participate.

Workshop presenters should be organized, prepared and have a disposition that reflects excitement for Tech Trek and STEM learning. They should have a good reputation in their workplaces, schools, or communities as an involved STEM practitioner or educator and role model.
Full Position Description (pdf)

Teacher

Teachers will provide a STEM core class (3 hours/day for 4 mornings) and conduct two 90 minute workshops on three afternoons during the week of Tech Trek camp.

Classes should include stimulating hands-on activities and STEM-focused coursework. Students may work on cumulative projects throughout the week or have a different project each day. Teachers should have multiple years of teaching experience in a STEM field and be prepared to encourage and appreciate student effort and act as role models.
Full Position Description (pdf)

Camp Leadership Positions

Program Director: Manage program throughout the year at national, state, and branch levels to ensure camp staffing, student selection, and fiscal responsibility.
Full Position Description (pdf)

Camp Director: Manage camp staffing, curriculum, and day to day leadership over approximately 6 months of the year.
Full Position Description (pdf)

Assistant Camp Director: Assist Camp Director in many ways over approximately 3 months of the year.
Full Position Description (pdf)

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Interested in any of the above job descriptions? Use the Volunteer Interest Form.

Questions?
Teachers/Workshop Presenters: tt-teacher@aauw-wa.org
Teaching Assistant: tt-volunteer@aauw-wa.org