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Are you curious what each volunteer positions entails? See below for a description of each position
We currently seeking an individual who would like to make an impact!!! some one who would like to make a difference to the next generation of boys in our community?
Then you may want to consider joining Black Boys Code as a Chapter Lead.
The Chapter Lead plays a vital role in introducing digital literacy to boys our community.
About Black Boys Code (BBC):
Black Boys Code is a national Not for Profit organization dedicated to introducing young boys of colour through their critical development years (ages 8 to 17 years old) to computer science through exposure workshops, Hackathons, after school and summer programs.
Our programs are aimed at boys at a young age to build their capacity and skills in the STEM (Science, Technologies, Engineering and Math) fields with a focus on computer science.
We utilize mentorship, industry exposure, and intensive training in the field of computer science to help the boys understand they have the ability to become technological innovators and creators in the digital age.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications
Hours: Minimum 5-6 hours per week (more time may be required during ramp-up/onboarding period)
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)
VOLUNTEER SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Black Boys Code is in search of a volunteer Social Media Coordinator to promote BBC on our social media channels.
The goal of the Social coordinator is to increase visibility, engagement, and the digital footprint of Black Boys Code as well as to increase our communication and engagement with the general public and our community. You will have strong media placements skills, and as well as hands-on experience in all key aspects social media industry.
About Black Boys Code:
Black Boys Code is a Not for Profit organization dedicated to introducing young boys of colour through their critical development years (ages 8 to 17) to computer science through one-day and two day workshops, Hackathons, after school and summer programs.
About the Position:
In this role, you will be responsible for implementing our social media plan. You will also create and lead the social media marketing calendar and responsible for posting pictures, articles, videos, events and relevant content on Facebook, Twitter Youtube and Instagram accounts on a regular basis. You will also be requested to share promotional material on Facebook communities and groups to promote the work of our organization. Other responsibilities may include the creation of events or groups to facilitate communication with community members.
The ideal candidate should have:
Contract: 1 year
Hours: 4-6h/ weekly – Flexible working hours
Location: Work from Home
Starting Date: ASAP