Events and Volunteering opportunities

If you would like to take part in any of the listed activities, please email stemambassadors@contacts.bham.ac.uk stating the activity you would like to volunteer at and your contact details. We will then put you in direct contact with the organiser of your chosen activity, so that the appropriate arrangments can be made.

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After School Clubs help needed

Date
23/02/2015 - 27/03/2015
Description
If you are interested in visiting either of these clubs, please email us and we will put you in touch with the school.

Chocolate Welding Competition

Date
23/02/2015 - 20/05/2015
Description
Heartlands Academy and Smith's Wood Sports College will like a STEM Ambassador to judge a chocolate welding session. This involves making structures by melting chocolate and cooling them. They would also like the STEM Ambassador to give a talk or another hands­on activity related to their role (preferably related to structures, e.g. civil engineering) as part of the session. This will take place at Heartlands with Smith's Wood visiting. The school are flexible on which Wednesday you would be available but will need time to make arrangements.

Life at University Bartley Green School

Date
23/02/2015 - 27/03/2015
Description
The school are looking for someone who either studies or works at a university. They are looking to either visit someone where they work at a university or for someone to visit the school to talk about life at university.

University Life and Study Support

Date
23/02/2015 - 22/05/2015
Description
The school are looking for a STEM Ambassador to talk about what it's like to study at university. They would also like the STEM Ambassador to suggest revision techniques for their students as they are struggling to find ways to revise and if possible, do some revision activities with the students.

Visit Chapel Fields Junior School

Date
23/02/2015 - 27/03/2015
Description
The school are looking for STEM Ambassadors to visit their school to give their pupils a real world context for their STEM subjects. The school are very flexible withwho visits and when. They will try to match the syllabus to your profession.

Workplace Maths

Date
03 - 04/03/2015
Description
Students will ask you questions about your job and how you use number/statistics/ maths in yourjob, from calculating mileage to planning your calendar. Students will use a prompt sheet to keep theconversations going. All the students will be in small groups and will rotate during the afternoon.

Careers Fair King's Norton Girls

Date
04/03/2015
Description
The school are holding a careers fair for their pupils during the afternoon and after school with the aim to increase awareness of a variety of different careers. They are inviting STEM Ambassadors to have a stand at their fair in order to talk to students about their career. You are welcome to bring along leaflets etc.

Your Green Futures

Date
04 - 05/03/2015
Description
Your Green Future is an interactive event which brings together schools and businesses in order to explore the growing opportunities in a low carbon, resilient economy.

Big Bang Fair Volunteers needed

Date
11 - 14/03/2015
Description
The Big Bang Fair is coming back to Birmingham! If you haven't heard of the Big Bang Fair, it is an exhibition over 4 days of STEM and how to get into STEM careers. Many organisations take part such as Rolls Royce, ICE, Royal Society of Chemistry, local universities, Bloodhound, Vex Robotics – pretty much anyone you can think of to do with STEM.

Enabling Enterprise Challenge Day March 2015

Date
11/03/2015
Description
Enabling Enterprise are running a challenge day at the University of Birmingham for school students. They are looking for STEM Ambassadors to help facilitate the activities and support the students. No preparation is required and this is an ideal first activity. Full briefing is given on the day.
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