Girls Who Code Coach- Week day Evenings (4pm-6pm)


(40.709896,-74.220924)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

321 Chancellor AvenueNewark, NJ 07112

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About

JerseySTEM is an all volunteers grassroots non-profit agency dedicated to bridging the Innovation Gap, the Opportunity Gap and the Gender Gap in STEM education. We provide free of charge after-school, project-based, hands-on, team structures programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to underserved students in New Jersey. Classes include: Robotics, Coding, Engineering, Life Sciences, etc. and are focused on kids grade 5-8. The programs last 10 weeks and are taught predominantly by volunteer college students that we recruit, train, transport and mentor as they donate 2 hours/week to the program.


We are currently seeking a club facilitator for the Girls Who Code Club at the Chancellor Avenue School in Newark, NJ and Summit, NJ . Girls Who Code Clubs is an after school/weekend program providing access to computer science education for 6th-12th grade girls nationwide.

Why Volunteer?

  • Expose girls to a comprehensive and unique CS education

  • Empower young women in CS and help transform tech into a better, more inclusive industry

  • Develop powerful leadership skills while positively impacting your community

  • Interact with large tech companies and industry leaders through field trips and guest speakers

  • Join a community of professionals and students who share your passion for gender parity

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in at least one backend programming language.
  • Immediate knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
  • Some experience working with youth preferred but not required.
  • Ability to pass a background screening.
  • Commitment to volunteer 2-3 hours a week.

Apply at https://girlswhocode.com/volunteer/

Skills

  • Mobile Programming
  • Website Programming
  • Computer Science

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 hours / week for 10 weeks Evenings or Week-ends

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