Volunteer Opportunities

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Help inspire girls to explore tech! We will continue to run virtual workshops this winter. There are many opportunities you can sort through below. We look forward to having you volunteer with us, either as an individual or as a group with your organization!

Note: All volunteers 18+ must have completed background clearances on file with TechGirlz before committing to a volunteer opportunity working with minors.

  • Instructor
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Outreach Events
  • Curriculum Development
  • Other

Click here for a brief description of each role.

Chicago Volunteer Expo

Outreach Events
When: Sun, February 21, 2021 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Chicago Volunteer Expo, IL

Virtual table staff to talk to potential volunteers utilizing the Zoom platform in our virtual booth. Previous & current volunteers from the Chicagoland area preferred. Volunteers will sign up for 1-2 hour blocks.  …Find Out More

Designing Mobile Apps- Two Day Event

Instructor Teaching Assistant
When: Sat, March 06, 2021 9:30 am – Sat, March 13, 2027 11:30 am EST
Where: Virtual
Topic: Designing Mobile Apps
💻 Available Virtually!

Volunteers should plan to arrive/log on 15 minutes early. Two Part Workshop for Mercy College STEM Academy on March 6th and 13th, an hour of instruction each day. 9:30: Log On (Meet & Greet with students) 9:45-11:15 Workshop Instruction 11:15: Survey/Q&A 11:30: Log off…Find Out More

Topic of your choice

Instructor
When: Any Saturday in February
Where: Virtual

Lead a virtual workshop of your choice on any Saturday in February.  Sci-Tech Museum will be the virtual host. Teaching assistants will be recruited as needed. All of our topics are listed here. Background clearances required.…Find Out More

Curriculum Developer/Editor

Curriculum Development
When: Ongoing
Where: Anywhere, Virtual

Help keep our workshops up to date! Volunteer will run through the workshop plan at home and update curriculum (workshop plan and slides) to fix broken links, add details and make corrections. Volunteer will be working with TechGirlz templates and guidelines. Volunteer for one of the following roles: Updates: Update workshop plan and slides with…Find Out More

Help Spread the Word!

Other
When: Ongoing
Where: Anywhere, Virtual

As a non-profit, we rely on referrals. Many of our parents find out about us from a friend. You can volunteer with us by resharing our social media posts and sending flyers to your local schools, community centers, and libraries. Thank you for helping to inspire more girls to explore technology!…Find Out More

Write a Blog Post for TechGirlz.org

Other
When: Ongoing
Where: Anywhere, Virtual

Interested in writing a recap from a recent TechShop you volunteered at, telling readers about your journey into tech, sharing why you volunteer for TechGirlz? Write your own blog post or respond to questions given to you by our blog manager that our volunteer writers will use to formulate into a post. Additional details on…Find Out More

Organize a Camp!

Instructor Other Teaching Assistant
When: Ongoing
Where: Anywhere

Organize a spring break or summer camp! We have several virtual camp options. Camps can be 3, 4, or 5 days long, full or half day!…Find Out More

Lead Your Own Workshop!

Instructor Other
When: Ongoing
Where: Anywhere, Virtual

Lead Instructor to lead a virtual workshop or in-person workshop in your local community! You pick the time, date, and topic. We help you find teaching assistants! All of our topics are listed here.…Find Out More

Help Us Run Workshops That Don’t Run Often!

Instructor Other
When: Ongoing
Where: Anywhere, Virtual

Looking for lead instructor to lead a workshop on a topic that hasn’t run often. We would love to hear if you are interested in running any of them: Architecture and Design: Build Your Own 3D House Investigate Water Pollution Sources using ArcGIS online Solving Genetic Mysteries with Online Tools and Family Histories Podcasting Using…Find Out More

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Run your own workshop!
You can always run your own workshop! We have over 50 topics with full workshop plans that you can use for free to organize a workshop in your community. Let us know if you want advice on getting started – we are here to help.