Welcome to the world of FIRST LEGO League Challenge, where young minds are ignited to explore the realms of science, technology, engineering, and teamwork. As a global organization dedicated to inspiring future innovators, we rely on dedicated volunteers like you to make these transformative experiences possible. Here, you will discover the various volunteer opportunities available to support the First LEGO League Challenge, and how you can become a vital part of this exciting journey.

Why Volunteer with FIRST LEGO League Challenge?

1. Inspire Tomorrow’s Innovators:

By volunteering with the First LEGO League Challenge, you play a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of innovators, engineers, and problem solvers. Your guidance and mentorship can have a lasting impact on young minds as they engage in STEM activities.

2. Gain New Skills:

Volunteering offers an excellent opportunity to enhance your skills in areas such as leadership, project management, and teamwork. It’s a platform to learn and grow while giving back to the community.

3. Networking:

Connect with a community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about fostering STEM education. Build lasting relationships with fellow volunteers and professionals in various fields.

4. Fulfillment:

There is immense satisfaction in knowing that your contributions are helping to shape the future of young students. Witness their excitement as they accomplish their goals.

Volunteer Opportunities

The First LEGO League Challenge offers a range of volunteer roles suitable for people with diverse interests, skills, and schedules:

1. Coach/Mentor:

  • Role: Guide and inspire a team of students through the competition season.
  • Skills Required: Knowledge in STEM fields, effective communication, patience, and dedication.
  • Time Commitment: Typically from August to February.

2. Event Volunteer:

  • Role: Assist with event setup, registration, judging, and other logistical tasks during competitions.
  • Skills Required: Willingness to work as part of a team, attention to detail, and enthusiasm for STEM education.
  • Time Commitment: Varies by event, typically one-day commitments.

3. Judge/Reviewer:

  • Role: Evaluate team presentations, projects, and robot designs during competitions.
  • Skills Required: Expertise in STEM, objectivity, and the ability to provide constructive feedback.
  • Time Commitment: Typically one or two days per event.

4. Fundraising/Marketing Support:

  • Role: Help secure sponsorships, donations, and spread awareness about the program.
  • Skills Required: Marketing, communication, and fundraising skills.
  • Time Commitment: Flexible, often year-round.

5. Technical Support:

  • Role: Provide technical assistance for teams, ensuring they have the necessary equipment and resources.
  • Skills Required: Technical proficiency, problem-solving, and availability during team meetings.
  • Time Commitment: Depends on team needs.

Volunteering with the First LEGO League Challenge is not just about giving your time; it’s about contributing to a brighter future for aspiring scientists, engineers, and thinkers. Join us today and be a part of this exciting journey in shaping the innovators of tomorrow. Together, we can inspire and educate the next generation of STEM leaders!

Last updated on October 17th, 2023