Current Volunteer Opportunities

Each year volunteers participate in more than 50 different STEM activities around the area; helping at STEM events, participating in career fairs, and visiting classrooms to talk to students about engineering.  In the last academic year, Chicago Engineers’ Foundation impacted more than 1,500 K-12 students thanks to our amazing volunteers!  

No experience is necessary, and training/resources are provided to each volunteer. 

Career Day at Von Steuben High School
Friday, April 26th
Summary: 
Von Steuben is hosting it first-ever Career Day and is seeking professionals to host classroom presentations for high school students, or to be part of career panel discussions during a school assembly.  They are seeking volunteers for 1 to 2 hour commitments, between 8:30am and 1:30pm. There is no experience necessary and materials will be provided for volunteers to develop their own career presentation.   To RSVP please email Debbie Birrell at [email protected].  

Volunteer for the Sock Hop Chicago Fundraising Event
Friday, April 26th
Summary: 
Chicago Engineers’ Foundation is hosting a fundraising evening on Friday, April 26th at the Union League Club of Chicago.  Volunteers are needed to help with setup starting at 3:30pm, during the event (from 6:30pm to 9:00pm) and to help with the end of the evening.  No experience is necessary.  Volunteers must be 21 and older.  To RSVP please email Debbie Birrell at [email protected].  

College & Career Fair at Chicago Math & Science Academy
Tuesday, April 30th
Summary: 
Chicago Math & Science Academy and is seeking professionals to host small-group career discussions with high school students.  They are seeking volunteers to host tables between 8:30am to 11:30am. There is no experience necessary and materials will be provided for volunteers to develop their discussion points.   To RSVP please email Debbie Birrell at [email protected].  

Project SYNCERE ENpowered Games
Various Dates and Locations in April
Summary: Help Project SYNCERE middle school members get ready for the 7th Annual ENpowered Games Engineering Competition.  Volunteers are needed for virtual career classroom presentations and in-person coaching and judging.  View all the options and RSVP HERE

Chicago Scholars Industry Roundtables
Various Dates and Locations in April
Summary: Chicago Scholars is seeking industry professionals to host small-group career roundtable discussions with high school students.  View all the options and RSVP HERE