By volunteering for Girls' Science Day you are helping make science more accessible for hundreds of middle school girls!

Volunteer Positions

**Times are subject to change based on final schedule.

  • Morning Volunteers (~8am -10am): Assist with checking girls in and set up our rooms at the start of GSD

  • Afternoon Volunteers (~3 - 4:30pm): Assist with checking girls out and cleaning up our rooms at the end of the day

  • Lunch Volunteers (~12 - 1:30pm): Help set up pizza lunch, assist with serving and keeping things under control during lunch and liquid nitrogen ice cream demo, clean up

  • Experiment Leaders: Design and lead a ~40 min STEM experiment. The experiment will run twice back-to-back, either in the AM or PM session. (click here to get more details)

  • Group Leaders (~8am - 4:30pm): Lead a group of girls to the different sessions; interact and engage with your group throughout the day.

  • Day Before Volunteers: ~1 hr in the evening the day before GSD. We will assemble goodie bags and folders.

meetings

**All meetings will be held in Miller Rm (328) in Havemeyer Hall except for the Sept. 18th meeting

Tues. Sept. 17: General volunteer meeting @ 7pm

Wed Sept. 18: General volunteer meeting @ 6:30pm in 5th floor conference room in Russ Berrie (same content as 1st meeting)

Wed. Sept. 25: General volunteer meeting @ 7pm (same content as 1st meeting)

Tues. Oct. 29: Experiment leader meeting @ 7pm (not mandatory but highly encouraged)

Fri. Nov. 15: Group leader meeting @ 7pm (mandatory)

Fri. Nov. 15: T-shirt design & Day before prep @ 7:30pm

dEADLINES

Tues. Oct. 1: Submit T-shirt design proposals

Fri. Oct. 18: Submit experiment proposals

Fri. Oct. 18: Sign up for volunteer positions

If you would like to volunteer please fill out this Volunteer form.

**You must be affiliated with Columbia University in order to volunteer.

If you would like to volunteer as an experiment leader, in addition to the above form, please submit your experiment proposal.