TAF volunteers make an immeasurable difference in the lives of students.
And you don’t have to be a STEM professional to make a difference!

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Help students improve by being a STEM Expo judge and participating in Industry Week!
Sign Up Here – TAF@Saghalie – Federal Way, WA

Want to help kindergartners learn about their environment? TAF needs YOU!
Boze Elementary – Tacoma, WA
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Interested in being a Lego League mentor for elementary students? TAF needs YOU!
Boze Elementary – Tacoma, WA
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Are you a STEM professional looking to make a difference? Be a TAF mentor!
TAF@Saghalie – Federal Way, WA
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If interested in any of these opportunities, please contact Sade Britt, Development Associate at sadeb@techaccess.org.

Get a headstart by filling out the application on this page – a prerequisite for volunteering here at TAF. Thank you for giving your time to support our mission!

Other Ways to Get Involved

Adopt a Classroom  a cool way to get involved if you don’t have a ton of time on your hands, but you have a group of friends or co-workers who want to volunteer with you. You form a team and take turns rotating as classroom assistants (see above). This opportunity will provide you and your friends with an endless number of conversation topics after hours.

Teacher-Scientist Partners are typically STEM professionals whose skill set matches something students are working on at TAF@Saghalie. You’ll work with students (and teachers) regularly, helping them make connections between what they’re learning in the classroom and what they’ll use it for in the real world. If you’ve thought it would be cool to be a teacher but you couldn’t live with the salary, this is your chance to make a rewarding commitment.

Being a Teacher-Scientist Partner requires us to have a relationship with your company; some of our company partners even let you work on this during your work day.

Mentors meet with a TAF@Saghalie student once per month to help them with homework, college prep and applications, and more. The only requirement (besides the background check!) is that you’re a college grad yourself.

Organizational Supporters help us out by doing stuff like:

  • Event planning
  • Translating (Amharic, Arabic, Mandarin/Cantonese, Vietnamese)
  • Donor or curriculum research
  • Photography or videography
  • Office admin support
  • Insert your skill here!
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