We are currently recruiting university/college and high school students for 2017-2018 school term interested in assisting with the after school STEM workshops. Volunteers will be paired up with an instructor and small group of other volunteers to guide bright young minds about the marvels of STEM for 2 hours per week (same time) at the end of the school day in a participating middle school for a 10 weeks term. Volunteers will be required to undergo training to familiarize and become comfortable with the curriculum in Fall 2017, prior to the commencement of the program.
If you are passionate about science/engineering, like to work with children and are a team player then this opportunity is for you. It is an excellent opportunity for high school students to complete their Community Involvement Hours.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 11th, 2017
VOLUNTEER TIME: Fixed (Once a week, same time & school, 2 hours)
VOLUNTEER TERM: Term 1 → October 9, 2017 - December 15, 2017 Term 2 → January 29, 2018 - April 16, 2018
PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS: ● Dalewood Middle School ● Ryerson Middle School ● Ancaster Meadow Elementary ● Dr. Davey Elementary School ● Queen Victoria Elementary School ● St. Patrick Catholic Elementary ● St. Paul Catholic Elementary School (Burlington) ● Homeschool
AGE RANGE: 16 > POLICE CHECK REQUIRED: Yes
COST: None except for police check. (Cost of Police Check in Hamilton is $40)
TRAINING: Must attend training sessions to learn about the after school program projects that will be taught in the 2017-2018 academic year. Tentative training sessions: ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: University/College students welcome to join. High school students are encouraged to participate to complete their 40-hour of community work requirement.