Volunteer for HackJA Spring 2022!


We are looking for corporate volunteers to volunteer at our virtual hackathon!

Volunteers serve as mentors, guiding students through their final projects, and talking sharing about their career paths. This 24-hour, high impact experience includes multiple volunteer sessions with different activities that work to inspire students in their career path. See below for Volunteer Shifts.
 
All workshop material and training will be provided!

Volunteer Shifts:

Volunteer Session A

Date: Fri. April 22nd, 2022

Time: 6:00- 9:00pm (1, 2, or 3 hour opportunities)

Training required: Call with JA Program Manager (Zoom or self-guided)

How many volunteers needed: minimum: 20 maximum: 50+ 

 

 

Volunteers will utilize Zoom features to give advice to students regarding their final project while answering questions about their career path. 

  • Utilize Zoom Breakout Rooms and Zoom chat to answer student questions around final projects and career paths. 

  • Review student projects and give advice on how to further develop their idea, while still being able to complete their project in the allotted time.

Volunteer Session B

Date: Sat. April 23rd, 2022

Time: 8am-12pm (1, 2, 3 or 4 hour opportunities) Training required: Call with JA Program Manager (Zoom or self-guided)

How many volunteers needed: minimum: 20 maximum: 50+

 

 

Volunteers will utilize Zoom features to give advice to students regarding their final project while answering questions about their career path. 

  • Utilize Zoom Breakout Rooms and Zoom chat to answer student questions around final projects and career paths. 

  • Review student projects and give advice on how to further develop their idea, while still being able to complete their project in the allotted time.

Volunteer Session C

Date: Sat. April 23rd, 2022

Time: 1:00 - 3:30pm

Training required: Call with JA Program Manager (Zoom or self-guided)

How many volunteers needed: 25

 

 

 

After participating in workshops and mini-challenges, students will use their knowledge to create a project around one of four challenges. Using a rubric, volunteers will judge student projects based on relation to the prompt, presentation, and technological feasibility. 

  • Use a provided rubric to judge student’s final projects around technological feasibility, relation to prompt, and presentation. 

  • Encourage students to continue with their projects, and give suggestions on how they can do so 

  • Ask thought-provoking questions about student projects