FIRST Volunteers Fuel the Mission

For 30 years, FIRST® volunteers have fueled the mission by inspiring millions of young people to reach for the stars. You are part of a global support system we've built for students who need a spark of curiosity and encouragement to launch their dreams. Together, we're inspiring the next generation of innovators, technology leaders, and changemakers here on Earth - and beyond.

 

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FIRST Volunteers Fuel the Mission

Event Volunteers

Volunteers make up 99% of the FIRST® workforce. Whether you have a weekend to help, want to mentor a team, have technical or non-technical expertise, there is a volunteer role suited to your unique interest. Find information about FIRST programs, volunteer resources, opportunities, and more!

Mentors and Coaches

As a mentor or coach of a FIRST® team, you are, through the kids, the key ingredient in the success of your team. Your contribution to the success of FIRST programs and ultimately to the success of FIRST is immeasurable.

FIRST Senior Mentor Program

FIRST® Senior Mentors (FSMs) are a group of highly skilled and talented technical and non-technical individuals, who focus on recruiting, supporting and expanding FIRST programs.  Founded in 2005, the FIRST Senior Mentor program prides itself in its cross-program, grass-roots approach.  

AmeriCorps VISTA Program

We’re looking for talented, emerging leaders from a wide variety of backgrounds to commit to a full-time national service opportunity for at least one year.

Thank You FIRST Volunteers

FIRST® Volunteers Make It Happen
Over 255,000 FIRST volunteers fueled more than 2,900 events during the 2017-2018 season!

Teams & Events
Find Teams & Events in your area.
Our high-tech spectator events are a unique melding of STEM principles and exciting competition. Join us and experience the ultimate Sport for the Mind™. Events are free and open to the public.
Volunteer
FIRST Volunteers agree: it’s easy to get started, and impossible to stop! Whether you have a weekend to help, want to mentor for a length of time, have technical or non-technical expertise, there is a volunteer role suited to your unique interest.