FIRST Lego League Junior (FLL JR) Volunteer Position Description
What is FLL JR? A program that captures young children's inherent curiosity and directs it toward discovering the wonders of science and technology. It features a real-world scientific concept to be explored through research, teamwork, construction, and imagination. Guided by volunteers, teams use LEGO brick to build a model that moves and develop a Show-Me poster to illustrate their journey. For more information, go here.
Key Responsibilities: Plan high-impact, engaging activities for students using resources provided by TechPoint Foundation, implement plans and attend weekly FLL JR sessions, and serve as a role model for every student that attends the program.
Time Commitment: One day per week for one hour, with a minimum of one semester. The schedule will follow the school district's break calendar, which will bring the total weeks volunteers will serve to about 10 weeks.
Age Requirement: High School Graduate
Qualifications: Some college, clear background check, and ability to work with young children preferred.
Support: TechPoint Foundation will provide resources to volunteers to help plan activities, assistance in initial facilitation of program if requested, coordination of background checks, and continual help with any problems, concerns, or questions that arise through the duration of the program.
Other Responsibilities: Arrive on time for each session, with 24 hours notice to TechPoint Foundation if you are unable to make a session, communicate with TechPoint Foundation of any problems, concerns, or feedback with the program, submit weekly attendance sheets, maintain confidentiality of information shared by students unless the student's safety or well-being is at risk or there is suspected child abuse /neglect.