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Get Involved

Palmetto Partners need volunteers for all programs and events. Use the list below to find an opportunity that matches your interest, time availability, and skills.

Team Volunteers

Palmetto Partners and First teams engage thousands of adult Team Mentors and Coaches volunteering with young people ages 6-18. Team Mentors and Coaches work side-by-side with our FIRST teams to build self-confidence, knowledge and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology and engineering. They have a variety of backgrounds, but all share in the FIRST commitment to inspiring in young people, their schools, and communities, an appreciation of science and technology, and how mastering these can enrich the lives of all. The time needed for a Team Mentor or Coach will vary with the program selected but generally these positions would require a 6-month commitment to team support.

Event Volunteers

Palmetto Regional Robotics Competition (FRC)

The Palmetto Regional Competition takes place Thursday through Saturday March 24-26, 2011 at the North Charleston Arena in North Charleston, SC. The event requires a 1-4 day volunteer commitment.  It’s an exciting and fun-filled opportunity to see youth in action, applying the knowledge and skills developed through team participation. Palmetto Regional Robotic Competition event depends on an abundance of volunteers with a broad spectrum of talents to support operating needs and competition demands. Palmetto Partners continually seeks more individuals to help.

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)

Events will be conducted in the fall. The SC Championship will be at SC State University, Orangeburg, SC
February 5, 2011

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Make a Donation

Your generous donation to Palmetto will help ensure thousands of students have access to the unique learning experiences we offer through our programs. By making your unrestricted gift to the Annual Fund, you will allow Palmetto the flexibility to allocate funds where they are most needed, including to regional events, teams, and operational expenses.


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