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ORGANIZATION: ENLIGHTEN PROJECT INC

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Are you passionate about technology and education? The Enlighten Project is seeking dedicated volunteers to join Initiative III: NextGenCAMA, our innovative program designed to integrate computer science into the curriculum for students across a network of schools in Cambodia. This initiative is crucial in providing young learners with the essential skills needed for a technology-driven future. Learn more at https://www.theenlightenproject.org/initiatives/three

As a volunteer, you will play a vital role in shaping the technological capabilities of these students:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct weekly coding sessions using platforms like Scratch and Python, guiding students from basic to more advanced levels.
  • (Optional) Participate in the training of local instructors, ensuring the sustainability and local ownership of the computer science curriculum.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Directly contribute to enhancing the career prospects and problem-solving skills of students in Cambodia.
  • Gain experience in teaching and curriculum development within an international context.
  • Become part of a global effort to empower a new generation with computing skills.
  • Enhance your resume with a unique international volunteer experience that showcases your commitment to education and technology.

This volunteer position offers flexibility and the opportunity to make a significant impact remotely. It's an excellent chance for those passionate about using technology as a tool for education and social change.

Join us at The Enlighten Project and be part of a transformative journey that bridges cultures and changes lives.

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About ENLIGHTEN PROJECT INC

Location:

51 N. Broad St, Ste. 201, Middletown, DE 19709, US

Mission Statement

The Enlighten Project is a youth-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the digital divide in education. Recognizing that the future of learning is increasingly online, our mission is to ensure underprivileged youth in low-income communities are not left behind in this technological shift.

Description

At The Enlighten Project, our mission is to transform the lives of underprivileged children in youth shelters, juvenile detention facilities, and impoverished neighborhoods through enhanced access to digital education and technological resources. We believe that every child deserves a chance to thrive and build a brighter future in an increasingly digital world.

We work closely with libraries, community centers, and other organizations to offer not just educational opportunities, but also access to technology, including devices and internet connectivity. We also understand that educational essentials such as basic school supplies remain crucial for the well-being of these children, providing them with the security and support needed to focus on their digital learning journey.

Our work also involves raising awareness about the unique challenges faced by underprivileged children in adapting to digital education. We advocate for policies and programs that support their digital learning needs, and we are committed to forging strong bonds with families and caregivers in these communities, providing them with additional support and resources to navigate the digital landscape.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Computer Science
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • Flexible (at least 1 hour/week)
  • Foundation in programming languages such as Python and Scratch. Ability to teach basic and intermediate computer science concepts. Prior experience in teaching, tutoring, or curriculum development is highly valued.

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