Limerick Inside Out Practicum Social Media Ambassador
University of Limerick
Requirements:Knowledge of software or hardware or a general interest in technology.
How to get involved:
We aim to bring coding education to more young people locally. We would greatly appreciate if you could share your knowledge with our young attendees by volunteering with us! Our Dojo runs Wednesday nights on the UCD Belfield campus, but any time you can contribute is appreciated.
We are currently restructuring so open to new ideas on how to run. We currently have two groups scratch and web development. You need no coding experience to be trained up in scratch. We would like to start a hardware group and have access to raspberry pis and microbits.
This video shows what mentoring at a Dojo is like: http://dojo.soy/why_mentor
Is training provided?: Yes
Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Whether or not you can code, you can help CoderDojo by volunteering just a few hours a week. Dojos need general volunteers, and mentors for sessions. Even mentors don’t have to have technical skills, because they help the young people mainly by encouraging them to discover their own way forward.
Skills required for this role:
Training will be provided and you need no coding experience to be trained up in scratch.
Knowledge of software or hardware or a general interest in technology is welcomed.
Details of time commitment needed for role:
Minimum time commitment per week:
2 hour p/week
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Hannah Bryson
Address: Coderdojo UCD, O' Brien Centre for Science, 4, University College Dublin, Stillorgan Rd, Belfield, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland
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