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Volunteer with TechGirlz

Volunteering with TechGirlz can be very rewarding. You’ll be inspiring and empowering the next generation of women to explore the possibilities in technology!  Build your marketable skills like public speaking, teaching and tech know-how, and expand your network while teaching fun, hands-on workshops alongside others in the tech industry. There are so many ways to volunteer with TechGirlz and becoming a TechGirlz volunteer is easy – just sign up below.

NOTE: If you choose a volunteer role for programs that have direct contact with minors, you are required to complete background screening.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Workshop plans are free, and we provide assistance for free.

Up to you! Volunteer once a year or once week!

  • Workshops are 3 hours
  • Prep time for TA’s and instructors depends on expertise, but you can expect to spend between 2-4 hours on average.
  • Assist the lead instructor at workshops
  • Coordinate a workshop in your community
  • Create a new lesson plan or update an existing one
  • Help at outreach events, for example handing out flyers or talking to parents
  • Or, browse all volunteer opportunities.

Workshops typically have 15-20 girls, depending on available space/materials. We recommend an instructor/student ratio of 1 to 5.

We are always looking for new topics to add to our curriculum. Please reach out to learn more.

Absolutely! The more the merrier!

Check out our paid opportunities on our careers page.

Read Volunteer Stories

Check out some of our volunteers’ experiences with teaching girls technology by reading their TechShop Recaps. Their stories depict how rewarding volunteering with TechGirlz is and why anyone can teach a TechShop in their own community.

Want to share your experience volunteering with TechGirlz? Reach out to alicia@techgirlz.org.