Robotics Volunteers

After School & Weekends – Yonge and Sheppard

Bot Camp is currently accepting volunteer applications for our after school and weekend workshops. This opportunity is suitable for students who have availability on weekday afternoons, or on weekends.

Volunteer Profile

Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older, and will possess:

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Demonstrable proficiency with the VEX IQ, VEX EDR, FLL, FTC and/or FRC robotics platform, including competition experience and achievements/awards
  • Knowledge and proficiency with popular competitive robotics mechanisms (e.g., 4-bar/6-bar linkages, single-jointed arms, elevators, drivetrains, intakes)
  • Cheerful disposition and the ability to multi-task
  • Willingness to perform setup and teardown tasks, including lab clean-up and sorting of robot parts
  • Ability to effectively mentor and interact with students in a professional, friendly and approachable manner
  • Impeccable punctuality
  • A willingness to organize and participate in physical activities or other games
  • A genuine and outwardly visible passion for robotics

Volunteer responsibilities will include:

  • Providing instruction/mentorship to students in:
    • robot design, assembly, electronics, programming, systematic troubleshooting, design review, design iteration, strategic goal setting
    • project management, research, effective teamwork, organization, time management
  • Supervision of students, ensuring a safe and healthy work environment for them at all times
  • Lab setup, including arrangement of equipment and robots before start of day
  • Lab clean-up and teardown, including sorting and organizing robot parts, and general clean-up of work area
  • Organization and participation in daily physical activities or other games
  • Meet and greet students at front entrance and escorting them to the work area
  • Supervision of students until picked-up by parent or guardian
  • Orchestrate full student participation in “Stand-Up Meetings
  • Participation in training

Positions are conditional on passing a vulnerable sector police background check, which will be paid for or reimbursed by Bot Camp upon the offer of a position. If you are an energetic self-starter and are passionate about robotics, please apply by completing the form below, and attaching your resume. No cover letter is necessary. Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis. Offers will also be made on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to close applications when all positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Application Form


Volunteer



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