Fill out the form below and one of the Black Boys Code representatives will contact you for a volunteer interview
Are you curious what each volunteer positions entails? See below for a description of each position
The Chapter Lead will oversee the local chapter team. The Chapter Lead along with Core team members will work on a variety of tasks including event planning, management, general communication with members and the public. Additionally, the Chapter Lead will delegate tasks associated with the workshops to ensure student interests are addressed in programming and events/activities are marketed to the community. This is a vital role to cultivating strong relationships within the community which will help with creating a sustainable chapter.
Hours: Minimum 5-6 hours per week, or as needed
Community Outreach Coordinator
Do you enjoy networking with community leaders? Do you like speaking to people? Do you consider yourself to be a social person? The Community Outreach Coordinator will work with chapter leader and the BBC executive team to spearhead student recruitment and marketing efforts to reach as many community groups as possible. The community Outreach Coordinator will also host events for parents, students and community leaders.
Hours: Approximately 2-3 hours per week
Our instructors need to be enthusiastic and self motivated individuals who will be required to deliver exceptional content to our boys. Our workshops cover a range of topics related to development, design, and making for learners of all ages. As the lead instructor you will deliver accessible digital literacy through quality workshops. You will gain experience teaching learners of diverse backgrounds and ages, and you will be inspired and inspire. Most importantly, as a volunteer Lead Instructor you’ll get that rewarding feeling knowing you are sharing knowledge, empowering our youth and contributing to the development of our future leaders. Instructors at Black Boys Code are responsible for teaching our boys the core concepts of computer programming, and ensuring that they are being challenged during the learning process.
Hours: Approximately 12-16 hours per month
As the tech assistant, you will assist the instructor to deliver an awesome experience to our boys. At our workshop, you will be inspired and you will inspire, but most importantly, as a volunteer technical instructor, you’ll get that rewarding feeling knowing you are sharing knowledge, empowering our youth and contributing to the development of future technology leaders.
Technology assistants at Black Boys Code are responsible assisting the instructors for teaching our boys the core concepts of computer programming, and ensuring they are being challenged during the learning process.
Our tech assistants need to be enthusiastic self motivated individuals, able to deliver exceptional content to our boys.
In our workshops we strive to have a 4:1 ratio (or better!) which means for every four boys there’s one volunteer tech assistant to help them.
The Volunteers and Events Coordinator keeps track of all volunteers and maintains an updated list for the local chapter. The Coordinator ensures all volunteers are given equal opportunity to participate in events and engages with volunteers to keep them excited about BBC.
Hours: Minimum 8-10 hours a month, or as needed (More hours may be required during events)