Robotics Volunteers for Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Department:||Housing and Human Services|
|Category:||Human Services and Public Health|
|Time Commitment or Project Date:||Minimum of 2 hours per week per semester (fall, spring or summer) to maximum of 20 hours per week. Must be at least 18 years of age.|
Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center, 1520 South Emery Street, Longmont, CO 80501 (southeast corner of Hwy 287 and Pike Road)
The Casa de la Esperanza program was initiated to serve the 100+ children and youth living on site. The program responds to the unique needs of the dozens of farm workers families. Casa de la Esperanza’s educational center is a state of the art learning center providing opportunities and resources toward excellence and self-empowerment through collaboration and programming that nurture each individual’s potential. Our vision is one of a thriving self-sustaining community sharing wisdom to transform society through today and tomorrow’s leaders, honoring those who came before us.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
Assist with Casa de la Esperanza Robotics Academy including JR. LEGO Robotics (kids aged 6-9 years), FIRST LEGO Robotics (kids aged 9-12 years), VEX robotics (for middle school students), and FIRST FRC (8th-12th graders).
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
Aged 18 or older, own transportation or able to use public transportation. Volunteers must commit to at least 2 hours a day, once a week. Special event volunteers may assist as a onetime occurrence for a community service project, holiday party or other arrangements as determined and approved by program coordinator.
|Training Dates and Information:||
On-going although key times are at the start of summer session, early June and the start of each semester, August and January.
Bilingual (Spanish & English) a plus; experience in education and working with immigrant populations beneficial.
Vanessa M. Escarcega, Program Coordinator
Fill out application or contact program coordinator to set up site visit and intake interview.