Help Wrap, Organize and Pack Gifts for AAPS students (Dec 13-15)
The Magic of Christmas Foundation provides gifts to hundreds of AAPS students. We need your help to wrap, organize and package them. Sign up here.
A2STEAM Bookroom Volunteers (ongoing)
Help make books more accessible to students and teachers! Ann Arbor STEAM is looking for volunteers to help with updating, organizing and cataloging books.
Volunteers can help out one time or on a consistent basis.
Eberwhite and Wines Elementary Bookroom Volunteers (ongoing)The Building Literacy Expert at Eberwhite and Wines needs help placing labels on book covers of 3 big boxes of books and also place contact paper on the front/back of the covers. This will make it easier for books to get to students as soon as possible. Interested? Email Rachel Swartz: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adult Robotics Team Mentors for High School Robotics Teams
Direct students on either electrical, design, mechanical, or software engineering tasks. Provide training and/or feedback to students as needed.
Varies. About 2 hr. a week.
What type of person would be ideal for this role?
Anyone with expertise in a specific area of engineering and who likes teens. Fun-loving.
Need additional information? Contact Ted Emch: email@example.com
Head Robotics Coach for the Pioneer High School Robotics Team
Coordinates the operations of the team by interacting with and directing sub-teams, trains students on engineering principles and process, assists students in understanding the competition goals for the given year, assists students with strategizing, designing, building, and testing the robot, directs materials acquisition, interacts with other mentors and faculty.
- Varies from week to week.
- All volunteering is done on the evenings and weekends.
- Typical hours are some Saturdays during the fall up through December (2 hours per week).
- Jan/Feb it's more like several nights a week (6-9pm) while building the actual competition robot.
- The Head Coach does not have to be there all the time, but he or she sets the schedule.
Please note: many of the tasks can be delegated. We have an infrastructure in place, but we need a head at the top! (Sub-teams that already exist are: design, electrical, mechanical, software, and business/fundraising. They already have knowledgeable students and parent mentors).
What type of person would be ideal for this role? An engineer who enjoys teenagers who are passionate about robotics!
Need additional information? Contact Ted Emch: firstname.lastname@example.orgVolunteer with the Hour of Code at AAPS
Got an hour? Volunteer with the Hour of Code at AAPS. The Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) is bringing the Hour of Code to every AAPS school during Computer Science Education Week (Dec 9-13). Learn more at hocataaps.org
We need Tech Employees like you!
We need employees in IT, CS, Tech and related fields to serve as volunteers in our classrooms while students engage in the Hour of Code and other coding and programming activities. Teachers will supply the activity.
Increase Representation in Tech
We are particularly interested volunteers that represent the diversity of people who can be in the CS/IT field, including people of color and women as well as others looking to increase diversity in the field.
Opportunities for Coders and Non-Coders alike
Volunteers are needed for everything from assisting with a coding activity to telling students about your career or experience in the field. There are volunteer opportunities for coders and non-coders alike.
Volunteer Sign-up Deadline is December 2 , 2019
Opportunities for Frequent Volunteers
**Note: Frequent volunteers will be placed in classrooms in January/Feb. We cannot guarentee you will be placed, but will do our best! **
Classroom Volunteer: Classroom volunteers are a support to the teacher and may provide a variety of supports including assisting in reading, writing and math activities, working one on one with students in the classroom and more.
Specials Volunteer: Specials teachers include gym, art, music and library. Specials volunteers are a support to the specials teacher and may provide a variety of supports including assisting in activities, working one on one with students in the classroom, and more.
EL Classroom Volunteer: Assist EL teachers with their academic work during class time under the direct supervision of a teacher.
Bilingual Classroom Volunteer: Assist English Language Learners with their academic work during class time under the direct supervision of a teacher.
Tutor Volunteer: Assist students during the school day or after-school with the guidance and support of AAPS staff.
Youth Coach Volunteer: Coach a Youth Sports team for Ann Arbor Rec and Ed. Sports include Soccer, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Flag Football, Baseball, Softball, T Ball and more! Click here to fill out the volunteer form.
Opportunities for Occasional Volunteers
On-Call Bilingual Volunteer: Assists on an as-needed basis with families and individual students to help during registration, during special events, etc. Must be fluent in another language other than English.
On-Call Expert Volunteer: Can volunteer to offer expertise to a High School classroom on an as-needed basis, either in the classroom or virtually.
Interested in any of these opportunties? Please check back here in October to fill out our interest form.
One-Time Volunteer Opportunties
Career Speaker: Speak to students in the classroom or during a career day event, either as part of a panel of speakers or on your own.
School Event Volunteer: Volunteer to assist in a one-time school event such as a Disability Awareness Day, school beautification day, and more. You will receive more information about each opportunity as they come.
Event Judge: Help judge student competitions and events such as the Huron Design Expo, AAPS Invention Convention, DECA Business Competition, Culinary Arts Competitions and more.
Hour of Code at AAPS Volunteer: Volunteer during the Hour of Code at AAPS (December 9-13, 2019), a weeklong event where we ask volunteers from the Tech community (called Tech-a-teers) to assist students in the classroom as they engage in an hour of code activity.Other Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Washtenaw offers a variety of opportunities for volunteers. We post many of our opportunities on that site as well. Search it and see what you find!
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