Want to get paid to help kids build robots?

No robotics experience necessary


FIRST Chesapeake Robotics, a 20 year old STEM education-based non-profit, is seeking part-time contractors to work with specific middle school FIRST Tech Challenge teams in Richmond City Public Schools. This position requires up to  12 and 16 hours of afternoon on-site classroom instruction per week Mon-Thurs. Hours can be structured to fit most schedules. Additional hours are available, if desired. FIRST Chesapeake is willing to coordinate these hours with university career services for possible internship credit for the 2019-2020 academic year. The position reports directly to the Sustainability Project Manager.

Pay scale:

Pay is set at $20.00/hr. Contractors will be compensated for any scheduled days that fall on school holidays or school cancellations (snow, other activities). We are now hiring for FIRST Chesapeake summer programs which will start June 2020. 


  • Over 18 and able to pass a background check
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience working with teens/adolescents and/or under-resourced communities preferred


Positions will be filled as soon as ideal candidates are identified. Click here to apply.


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