There are numerous way for you to join the fun. DC FIRST relies on the help of volunteers to support all of our programs, assist at our events and competitions and plan for our future. From administrative help and writers to field attendants and media relations, our volunteers have a broad spectrum of talents. DC FIRST, our programs, operations and competitions don't happen without hundreds of people just like you.
FIRST is dedicated to promoting safety, and security, for participants, volunteers, and staff who attend FIRST events. The procedures we have established protect you as a volunteer, and FIRST as an organization.
All event volunteers are required to apply through FIRST Volunteer Information and Matching System (VIMS).
Age requirements for volunteers:
- Event voluneteers must be 13 years of age, however, some events set a higher minimum age requirement.
- FIRST Headquarters volunteers must be 16 years of age or older.
- FIRST Place volunteers must be 13 years of age or older.
- Under 18 years of age, parent/guardian permission is required to apply through FIRST Volunteer Information and Matching System (VIMS).
Contact us to learn more about volunteering with FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) and FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC).
Contact us to learn more about volunteering with FIRST LEGO League (FLL) or Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr. FLL).