We are dependent upon and very grateful to our volunteers, who assist with our educational outreach programs.
chevron_right All volunteers must register by September 30th so we have your lunch choice, name tag and can assign you to a job. Only 100 volunteers will be accepted.
chevron_right Engineers and Scientists (including college students): If you would like to assist in a workshop module, and have a preference for which one, please indicate your preference when you register. Descriptions are in the list below.
We cannot guarantee you will be assigned to a specific job. Workshop leaders are assigned early however workshop helpers are normally assigned 7-10 days prior to the workshop.
chevron_right If you are not going to be available at 8:30 am or stay all day, please let us know. If you are available on Friday afternoon or earlier than 8:30 am on Saturday for setup, indicate that also.
chevron_right There will be a volunteer training meeting on October 5th 9-11 am location TBD
This meeting is required for workshop leaders and encouraged for first time volunteers.
There will also be a bag/badge stuffing party on October 13th (Details and directions will be provided later.)
chevron_right High School Students: If you are volunteering for Community Service credit, be sure to bring the appropriate form for our volunteer coordinator to sign.
chevron_right Friday Setup: Meet at the cafeteria at 3:45 pm
chevron_right Saturday morning: Volunteers check in at 8:30 am
Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
star_border Workshop Module Leader:
> Review module instructions ahead of time, be prepared to lead the module
> Attend training 2-3 weeks prior to the event
> Pick up and store supplies for ~2 weeks prior to the event, as needed. Module Leaders are responsible for getting supplies to and from the storage unit.
> Purchase module supplies, as needed.
> Set up classroom and all supplies
> Provide instruction on the module
> Clean-up classroom and return supplies to event chair
star_border Workshop Module Helper:
> Assist the module leader as needed
> Help set up the classroom before the event begins
> Provide instruction and help to the girls during the module
> Help clean up the classroom
> Arrive early on the day of the event, check in volunteers or students
> These volunteers may also be module helpers, they may be a little late to the first session and will not be able to help set up in the morning.
> Registration also can double as food support.
star_border Food Support:
> Prepare lunch in bags
> Set up cafeteria in preparation for lunch and snacks
> Ensure the safety and security of each and every attendee
> Monitor activity in the halls
> Security may be asked to run errands or help move supplies at the end of the day.
> Take photos of the activities throughout the day
> Upload pictures to SWE album
|1A. It's Da Bomb||Become a Chemical Engineer or Quality Engineer while formulating your Bath bomb in the mad scientist lab.|
|1B. Sink or Swim||Learn about the engineering design process and the physical principles of buoyancy and displacement by working together to build a boat.|
|1C. Take Flight||Become an Aeronautical Engineer, What type of airplane will you design? Will it go the farthest or do the best tricks? Can you land it with ease?|
|1D. Releasing Molecules into Life||Learn all about tissue engineering by creating new materials that can build human organs and save lives!|
|1E. Minute to Win It||Test your skills with our 60 second challenges that use objects that are commonly available around the house.|
|1F. Duct Tape Creations||Engineering comes alive with handmade creations that can be transformed from one thing to another all using duct tape while you make wallets and other creations.|
|1G. CSI||Become a Crime Scene Investigator. Learn how to lift and save a finger print with special finger print powder and match it to find the “culprit.” Then create dental or shoe prints for your group and learn how to identify the suspect.|
|1H. Programming Robots||Learn about robots and try your hand at programming a robot to complete an obstacle course.|
|1I. Seismic Shake-Up!||Become a Civil Engineer and create and test structures against vibration. Will it withstand an Erath quake or a rocket launch?|
|1J. Design a Dessert||Find out what a design engineer does as you design and construct a dessert.|
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