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Organization: Techsploration Inc.
Commitment: Short term (less than 6 months)
Availability: Days; Evenings
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 10
Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Volunteer Opportunity Address
This opportunity is currently virtual, but is subject to change.
Good for people interested in: Event planning and participation; Mentoring
You will be working with: Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Women
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The Role Model position allows volunteers to mentor and speak with small groups of young women about their careers, experiences, and education.
Prior Role Models have greatly enjoyed being interviewed by students, and seeing the excitement that can be generated for career paths they may have never previously considered.
The virtual position will hopefully return to in-person in the near future. Details for live volunteering can be discussed as they become available.
How will the organization benefit?
Techsploration is always looking for professional women from all backgrounds and fields in skilled trades and STEM to create diverse, varied perspectives that benefit participating students.
Our goal is to share with young women their potential to pursue careers where woman are often underrepresented. Every Role Model provides a different perspective and story that helps us all move closer to that goal.
Organization category: Education and research
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days
This position can accommodate persons with a disability: YesApply