How to Volunteer

We WANT YOU to be a WPAFB Educational Outreach Volunteer!

A wide variety of opportunities await you... from science, math and aviation/aerospace "experts" to reading mentors and general classroom and program volunteers.

Check out the information below...

Each Program has a POC listed, if you would like to get involved, send them an email! Email: Krista

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Wizards of Wright/WOW on Wheels

What is Needed: "Be like Bill Nye the Science Guy!" Volunteers take a variety of math/science demonstrations to schools for 40-50 minute in-classroom program. Email: Krista

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FIRST LEGO League

What is Needed: WPAFB Educational Outreach is Ohio's lead organization for FIRST LEGO League, an international educational robotics competition program. Volunteers are needed to mentor teams and to support the FIRST LEGO League tournaments throughout the state. Email: Brenda

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FIRST LEGO League Jr.

What is Needed: WPAFB Educational Outreach is Ohio's lead organization for FIRST LEGO League Jr., an international educational program for 6-10 year-olds to explore basic engineering concepts while exploring real world themes. Volunteers are needed to mentor teams and to support the FIRST LEGO League Jr. expos throughout the state. Email Kelli

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FIRST Robotics Competition

What is Needed: Mentors for area teams of high school students in all areas including engineering, programming, finance and marketing. For the competitions, volunteers are needed for 1-4 days as field reset crews, judges, set up and tear down crews and more. Email: Katie

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Job Shadow Day

What is Needed: Individuals willing to share their educational/work experiences, job interests and/or subject matter expertise with junior/senior high school students. Email: Kim

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Scanning Electron Microscope EDucatorS

What is Needed: Volunteers to work with the students using the Scanning Electron Microscopes. Email: Kim

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Science Fair Judge

What is Needed: Judges and Volunteers for Local/Regional/State Science Fairs. Email: Kim

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STARBASE

What is Needed: STARBASE provides local students a variety of exciting, hands-on learning experiences designed to increase interest in and knowledge of math, science and technology as part of this nationwide Department of Defense Program. We are looking for speakers to share information about their careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math. Email: Jason

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STARBASE 2.0

What is Needed: STARBASE 2.0 combines STEM activities with a relationship-rich, school-based environment to provide the missing link for youth making the transition from elementary to middle school. It extends the positive impact of STARBASE through a team mentoring approach which solidifies students' attachment to and engagement with school. Volunteers are needed as small group mentors. Email: Carolyn

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Mentors

What is Needed: Assist students with various STEM activities including Science Fairs and Science Olympiad. Email: Kathy

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Tutors

What is Needed: Assist local students in a variety of basic and advanced subjects. Email: Kathy

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Classroom Speakers

What is Needed: Share your expertise at school career days, etc. Email: Kathy