Call for volunteers for local STEM events

Cascades Science Center Foundation needs you! You do not have to be a scientist to be part of our team. We are a new non-profit organization with a mission to help underserved kids get excited about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). 

We are looking for Activity Leads and Activity Assistants to take charge of leading the STEM activities at our Science Squad event.   The volunteers work directly with the students, guiding them through their tasks.
Volunteer Responsibilities
  • Activity Leads take charge of one activity with up-to 5 students and optionally 1 assistant.  We will provide 1 hour orientation before the event.
  • Activity Assistants assist the Activity Leads work with the students on their tasks. No previous training required, though you are welcome to attend the activity lead orientation. 


Event Dates
Oct 30, 2011   11:00 – 03:00 PM   Microsoft Store, Bellevue Square Mall, 116 Bellevue Square, Bellevue
Nov 19, 2011  11:00 – 03:00 PM   Kent Library, 212 2nd Avenue N. Kent
Dec 17, 2011  10:30 – 03:00 PM  Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mt Rainier Drive South, Seattle



About Science Squad
Science Squad is an event where activity leads work with the kids to build STEM oriented projects.  At these events, the kids have an opportunity to learn basics about science behind real-world things through hands-on activities.  Depending on the length of the event, the kids may even build a project of their own and take it home.  The activities range from problem solving scenarios to designing and building projects.   You can find pictures of our previous events at


The Cascades Science Center Foundation (CSCF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to sparking kids’ imaginations and providing a venue for the whole family to discover and explore science.  We will provide a physical and virtual venue where kids can engage in scientific query. Our goal is to foster science literacy in young people so they are able to compete in a 21st Century global economy.

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