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

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JerseySTEM

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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/

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About JerseySTEM

Location:

36 Chatham Road, Summit, NJ 07901, US

Mission Statement

JerseySTEM is a network of parents, professionals, students and educators whose goal is to promote excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math ("STEM") education. We are dedicated to partnering with local schools and other organizations to create and enhance STEM-oriented educational opportunities as part of students' paths towards college and career readiness, and to develop effective STEM programs and initiatives that engage students and educators. JerseySTEM is also committed to bridging the gender gap in STEM education and sharing STEM-related opportunities with underprivileged students and communities.

Description

Introduces new programs to the school

Offers after-school enrichment

Summer programs

Coaches Technology, Engineering, Robotics, Math Clubs

Trips to STEM landmarks

Bring in Speakers

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

321 Chancellor AvenueNewark, NJ 07112

(40.71031,-74.22059)
 

SKILLS

  • Mobile Programming
  • Website Programming
  • Computer Science

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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