No Robotics Experience Required!
Volunteer for an Event
FIRST Chesapeake volunteers are the key to inspiring today’s youth to become tomorrow’s innovators and technology leaders. A FIRST Chesapeake event requires over 100 volunteers each day. Regardless if you have technical or non-technical expertise, there is a volunteer role for you!
Which role is right for me?
Still not sure how you'd like to volunteer? Take the 5 minute volunteer matchmaker quiz for suggested roles.
How do I volunteer?
For additional assistance, please consult the following resources:
What competitions are in my area?
Check back for the 2020-2021 season flyer- coming late summer
Mentors are individuals from all backgrounds and disciplines who work side by side with students to share their knowledge and help guide them through the season. Many mentors contribute weekly during competition season.
Sample Mentor Roles
|• Project Manager Mentor||• Robot Programming (C++, Java, or Labview)|
|• Scholarship Mentor||• Electrical Engineering|
|• Marketing Mentor||• Mechanical Engineering|
|• Finance Mentor|
Are you interested is learning more about Dollars for Doers or Company Matching Gift Programs? Go to this page to see if your employer participates, or for help designating FIRST Chesapeake as your employer's giving program beneficiary.
We appreciate all the people who volunteered for the 2019-2020 season.
It really adds up- in 2018-2019 FIRST Chesapeake’s more than 1,500 volunteers gave more than 35,000 hours!
Volunteer of the Year Award Winners for 2019-2020 Season
Interested in learning about volunteering for other FIRST programs?
The FIRST LEGO League Challenge program in Maryland
FIRST LEGO League in Virginia and Washington, DC