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Volunteers

Volunteers from Villagers are critical to the success of BEARS' mission.  Successful robotics teams leverage almost every discipline of the business world.  Here is a brief list of the various types of expertise the robotics teams will need:

Robotics
Electronics
Structural
Programming
Accounting
Presentation
Advertising
Budgeting
Marketing
Website Development
Social Media
Logistics
Transportation
and more...

FLL/FTC Volunteer Coaches/Mentors Needed!

Which volunteers will be needed first?
  • Hosts/Coaches for after school programs in the local schools
    • FLL Buffalo Bytes Coaches/Mentors
    • FTC B^2 Mentors
    • SuGObot building and Tournaments
What does it mean to be a FLL/FTC Coach/Mentor?
  • Please refer to FIRST® LEGO® League flyer for information on Coach/Mentor for FLL Buffalo Bytes.
  • Please refer to FIRST® Tech Challenge flyer for information on Coach/Mentor for FTC B^2.
  • Volunteer time to match the practice schedule of the FLL/FTC team
    • This duty can be 'shared' with other Coaches/Mentors to reduce overall time required.
  • Background checks from both FIRST® and Buffalo Adventures/TVCS.
    • FIRST® Background Check is done online
    • Buffalo Adventures/TVCS requires an application and fingerprinting

Please contact BEARS if you think you can help with any of the above roles.