It's a Girls SySTEM.

Join us in inspiring future STEM innovators!

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Join the Girls SySTEM

TODAY

Before we get started, we need to know what role you intend to take on. 

NOTE: We are now accepting applications for our 2019-2020 program!

Mentees

We're so glad you're interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! We're hoping our mentorship program will only grow your interest—we want it to be attuned to your needs! In terms of requirements, we only ask that you are: a) in grade 7-12, and b) are able to participate for a few hours a month.

 

 To get started, all you need to do is fill out our form. We've used Google Forms to build it, but feel free to print it off and e-mail it to us if that's easier. Once you've submitted the form to us, we'll be in touch with you shortly!

 

Mentors

Thank you for your interest in joining the movement!

Mentor Requirements

  • Have at least one year of experience as a professional in a STEM-related field.

  • Be able to commit at least 2-hours a month to one-on-one or small group mentorship (NOTE: this would be on a voluntary basis).

  • We ask that you submit a Criminal Record Check.

  • Have a passion for increasing women's representation in STEM!

Fit our requirements? Great!

 

To take part in our program, begin by filling out the Mentor Application Form. We have this available as a Google Form, but feel free to print it off and send it back to us via e-mail if that's preferable. Once you've filled this out and submitted it to us, we will be in touch shortly about next steps.

 

Executive

Kingston Chapter

We want to expand our team! We will be hiring for several executive positions for the 2020-2021 school year. Stay tuned for applications to be posted. 

Position Descriptions

Sponsorship Lead
  • Work alongside marketing and events team to obtain sponsorship opportunities within the local community for monthly events

  • Applying and securing grants for the program

  • Facilitate partnership with local and national benefactors and individual stakeholders

  • Continue the process of Legal Documents for becoming a non-profit organization

Mentor Coordinator
  • Increase mentor recruitment and maintain a positive relationship with mentors

  • Contact Queen’s University faculty members and program heads to send out mass emails to all department faculty

  • Work towards obtaining a diverse mix of mentors from various fields

 

Mentee Coordinator
  • Increase mentee recruitment and maintain a positive relationship with mentees

  • Contact local Kingston schools and strive towards recruiting more mentees

  • Work alongside Marketing Lead to obtain new strategies on how to advertise our program to females in grade 7-12

 

Events Director
  • Create a schedule for the year’s months events

  • Plan monthly events that incorporate STEM and focus on fields that mentees are interested in

  • thoroughly plan an itinerary for events and communicate with the team to ensure execution

Events Coordinator
  • Work alongside Events Director to facilitate monthly events

  • Ensure all events are designed to maximize learning and networking

  • Partner with Mentorship Coordinator and Marketing Lead to advertise about monthly events and other community related STEM activities for the mentees

Marketing Lead
  • Advertise and promote all monthly events on social media (Facebook, Instagram) and our website

  • Work alongside mentor and mentee coordinators to create and post advertisements to recruit new mentors and mentees to the program

  • Continue to maintain social media accounts with weekly posts on Facebook and Instagram

Fundraising Lead
  • Find community events to attend for awareness and promotion of the program

  • Aim towards planning and executing one fundraiser per term

  • Manage all the finances such as reimbursements for event

 

Donate

Thank you for your interest in supporting our initiative!  Download our sponsorship package by clicking here. You can also support us through Paypal!