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. Whether you have technical or non-technical expertise, there is a volunteer role for you!
- Make a difference in the lives of young people
- Encourage youth in STEM activities
- Network with like-minded professionals
- Inspire today’s youth to be tomorrow’s innovation leaders
- Be a part of an amazing community
- Learn new skills
- Enjoy the excitement and sport of robotics competition
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Which role is right for me?
- Some volunteer positions require technical skills, but many simply require enthusiasm and willingness to help support FIRST. All roles come with training and a supportive community.
- See the types of volunteer roles available for this season:
How Do I Volunteer?
Please consult the following resources:
- Volunteer Registration Step by Step Guide– Detailed guide of how to apply to volunteer at an event
- Volunteer Registration User Guide– Frequently asked questions regarding Volunteer Registration.
Want to be a part of the action?
2023-2024 FIRST Tech Challenge Event dates– check back for updates this summer
2024 FIRST Robotics Competition Event dates– check back for updates this summer
Downloadable Volunteer Flyer with 2023-2024 Event Dates- available late summer
Question about volunteering or mentoring? Contact us at [email protected]
Does Your Company Support Volunteerism?
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 their time, support, and enthusiasm for the 2022-2023 season.
Gold Circle Volunteer Award Winners for 2022-2023
The GOLD CIRCLE VOLUNTEER AWARD recognizes volunteers that have gone above and beyond to support the mission of FIRST Chesapeake. Volunteers were nominated by other volunteers, team members, coaches, and mentors.
FTC Gold Circle Volunteer Award- Individual Winners
FTC Gold Circle Volunteer Award- Outstanding Group
FRC Gold Circle Volunteer Award- Individual Winners
Dr. Kate McBryan
FRC Gold Circle Volunteer Award- Outstanding Group
Porvair Filtration Group- and other volunteers, organized by David Keegan
Interested in learning about volunteering for other FIRST programs?
FIRST LEGO League Challenge program in Maryland
FIRST LEGO League in Virginia and Washington, DC