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Tue Sep 20, 2016 05:00 PM - Tue Mar 28, 2017 06:00 PM


Folsom Public Library411 Stafford StreetFolsom, CA 95630


If you want to expose girls to a comprehensive and unique computer science education, and empower young women and help transform technology into a more inclusive industry, please consider volunteering to instruct at the Folsom Public Library’s Girls Who Code Club during the weekly classes.The club will meet at the Folsom Public Library during the 2016-2017 school year to bring high-quality computer science education to 6 th-12 th grade girls. The curriculum is provided by Girls Who Code. Project-based modules include graphic art, video game design, mobile app development, and cryptography, and culminate in a final project of the girl’s choosing that will benefit the community. The club will meet Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00pm. The start and end dates can be flexible, but would hopefully begin by mid Septmeber and end by March 2017.

Qualifications: Proficient in at least one backend programming language with i ntermediate knowledge of data structures and algorithms. Some experience working with youth is preferred, but not required

Requirements: You will need to register as a volunteer with Girls Who Code and the Folsom Public Library. Re view and understand curriculum. Provide support and encouragement to program attendees. Communicate program needs to Site Facilitator and Student Advisor.

Support: The library staff will provide an initial volunteer orientation. Online training in classroom management and curriculum implementation. Support provided by Site Facilitator and Student Advisor.

To apply, complete page two of the volunteer application and return it to Debbie Centi (dcenti@folsom.ca.us) or to the circulation desk in the library. The deadline is September 1, 2016.


  • Computer Science
  • Mentoring
  • STEM

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1-2 hours each week. Tuesday evenings.
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