TechGirlz

Volunteer Opportunities with TechGirlz

Posted on November 27, 2018

TechGirlz is a Philadelphia-based 501(c)3 nonprofit inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers. Founder Tracey Welson-Rossman notes that ‘girls are self-selecting out of technology around ninth grade’, so all of TechGirlz workshops and events are targeted towards engaging girls in grades 6, 7, & 8.

All volunteers must have completed background clearances on file with TechGirlz before committing to a volunteer opportunity.

December 1st , 1:00-4:00 PM, Rehabilitation Robotics (new workshop plan)
Volunteers Needed: Teaching Assistants
Location: University of Pennsylvania-1800 Lombard St. Philadelphia, PA 19146
Volunteer!

December 1st, 1:00-3:00 PM, 3D Jewelry Design with TinkerCAD (view lesson plan)
Volunteers Needed: Teaching Assistant
Location: Newtown Public Library, 201 Bishop Hollow Rd., Newtown Square, PA 19073
Volunteer!

December 6th, 6:00-8:00 PM, Make a Website Using WordPress (view lesson plan)
Volunteers Needed: Teaching Assistants
Location: The WELL Center, 714 St. Mary’s St., Raleigh, NC 27605
Volunteer!

December 8th, 12:00-2:30 PM, Game Design with Kodu (view lesson plan)
Volunteers Needed: Teaching Assistant
Location: Microsoft store in King of Prussia Mall King of Prussia Mall,
160 N Gulph Rd, PA 19406
Volunteer!

Other Opportunities

TechGirlz Holiday Card Designer
Volunteers Needed: Graphic Designer Description: We are looking for a volunteer to help us design a digital holiday card. We’d love to have animation, but it’s not required. Volunteer!

Volunteer to Update our “Smart Textiles & Digital Knitting” TechShop!
Looking for volunteers to help us update our lesson plan on Smart Textiles & Digital Knitting.   Volunteers will update the workshop plan and slide presentation to include the use of open source software to design fabric patterns. Volunteer!

Volunteer to run a workshop at your local library, in you company meeting room, or in a new city
TechGirlz has reached a huge milestone, 10,000 girls have participated in a TechShop! Help us get to our next milestone  – 20,000 girls by 2020. Whether it is one TechShopz or 10, your time will make a difference in a girl’s life. We are here to support you and answer any questions. Please reach out! Volunteer!

Not available to volunteer for any of these events – You can always run your own workshop! We have over 35 topics with full workshop plans that you can use for free to organize a workshop in your community. Let me know if you want advice on getting started – I’m here to help. View Topics


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