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STEAMFest Volunteer Positions Open

We are recruiting volunteers for the 2019 STEAMFest on the Square! We have several open positions, as well as general volunteering opportunities.

STEAMFest will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 11am to 3pm at Courthouse Square.

Open Positions


Exhibit Coordinator

1-2 hours/week | 5 positions available

The expected exhibitor participation at STEAMFest 2019 is 70 exhibitors. To help facilitate communication and organization, 5 exhibit coordinators will be responsible for 14 exhibitors each.

Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Vetting exhibitors prior to registration to confirm they agree that their exhibit will conform to the STEAMFest theme, “Create the Future”, and will include hands-on activities for children ages 5-13

  • Keep their exhibitors informed of exhibit details and promotional opportunities

  • Respond to their exhibitors questions

  • Support their exhibitors at STEAMFest

  • Attend and provide status reports at bi-monthly STEAMFest meetings


Solar sHACK Coordinator

1-2 hours/week

Solar sHACK is a dedicated area near Eco Alley at STEAMFest for competing teams to assemble a small solar car from supplied material (solar panel, wheels, cardboard, glue, soldering iron, wire, etc.) in a fixed time and compete in speed and distance races.

Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Recruit and vet teams

  • Document competition rules with the help of committee members and other resources

  • Collect team information for promotional literature and website use

  • Keep teams informed of competition and promotional details and opportunities

  • Respond to team questions

  • Support Solar sHACK at STEAMFest

  • Recruit help if needed

  • Attend and provide status at bi-monthly STEAMFest meetings

Robot Alley Coordinator

1-2 hours/week

Robo Alley is a dedicated area for robotic clubs to demonstrate their robots. The coordinator will coordinate all Robo Alley activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruit and vet exhibitors

  • Collect exhibitor information for promotional literature and website use

  • Keep exhibitors informed of exhibit and promotional details and opportunities

  • Respond to exhibitor questions

  • Support Robo Alley at STEAMFest

  • Attend and provide status at bi-monthly STEAMFest meetings

Website Coordinator

1-2 hours/week

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the STEAMFest website

  • Coordinate STEAMFest promotional placement on exhibitor, t-shirt sponsor, and donor websites

  • Coordinate exhibitor, t-shirt sponsor, and donor promotional placement on the website

  • Attend and provide status at bi-monthly STEAMFest meetings

Social Media Coordinator

1-2 hours/week

  • Research and recommend social media opportunities

  • Update, monitor, and respond (with guidance from the Committee) to queries and opportunities from Facebook, E-news, MeetUp, and other social media related activities as needed

  • Attend and provide status at bi-monthly STEAMFest meetings

STEAMFest committee meeetings take place from 12-1:30pm every 2nd and 4th Sunday at the downtown Redwood City library.


If you are interested in any of the positions listed above, fill out the volunteer survey.

Check out the STEAMFest website for more information.

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