Front-end Tech Mentor - Summer 2024 (Online)

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Teamup

What do we do?

Teamup is at the forefront of leveraging technology for social good through our pioneering "Apps For Good" initiative. We enable college students to build impactful software solutions, focusing on crucial issues like environmental conservation, support for at-risk populations, and innovative communication tools. Our platform offers college students the unique opportunity to develop functional prototypes and working pilots, under the guidance of industry professionals.


Why do we do this?

Our aim is to cultivate a generation of tech leaders who are as committed to societal improvement as they are to technological innovation. By integrating students into projects that tackle real challenges, we provide them with not just technical skills but also a profound mentorship experience, enhancing their growth and preparing them for future challenges. Learn about the societal impacts of our projects here: https://teamup.org/apps/


Introducing the Front-end Tech Mentor Role

This role is tailored for experts in React, along with Next.js, TypeScript, and GraphQL, aiming to mentor college students in creating cutting-edge web applications. As a Front-end Tech Mentor, you will guide our future software engineers in front-end development while coordinating with other Tech Mentors specialized in back-end and infrastructure technologies.


Timeline

Mentorship starts on Monday, May 20th, 2024, and ends on Friday, August 23rd, 2024.

You can choose to mentor one or multiple teams online.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide targeted mentorship in React, Next.js, TypeScript, and GraphQL, ensuring students adopt best practices in front-end development.
  • Facilitate hands-on learning experiences, offering insights into project architecture, coding standards, and modern front-end frameworks and tools.
  • Engage in active coordination with Back-end and Infrastructure Tech Mentors, ensuring seamless integration and functionality across project components.
  • Nurture an environment of innovation and exploration, encouraging students to embrace new technologies and approaches in web development.


Minimum Expectations:

  • Availability: During project time, dedicate 1-2 hours per week to project reviews, hands-on learning sessions, and mentoring of students. Between projects, we work on the preparation of project materials and review previous projects.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with students and other mentors, fostering a supportive and transparent team culture.
  • Commitment: Exhibit a genuine passion for education, technology, and making a difference through social impact projects.
  • Residency: Must be based in the United States.


We're Looking For Tech Mentors With:

  • Expertise in React, Next.js, TypeScript, and GraphQL.
  • The ability to coach students on modern best practices, such as object-oriented design, automated testing, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.
  • An enthusiasm for mentorship, education, and team leadership.
  • A desire to develop and enhance one's own team leadership skills, particularly in a multidisciplinary tech environment.

Step into a role that not only furthers your technical prowess but also hones your leadership capabilities. If you're ready to guide the next generation of front-end engineers and make a tangible impact, apply now to become a Front-end Tech Mentor with TeamUp's "Apps For Good."

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy

WHEN

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WHERE

Austin, TX 77845

(30.53684,-96.30135)
 

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