Activities involved
Mentoring
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • Resume
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth

Coding Tutor

2-9 hours / weekly
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The YesWeCode program is an initiative of Hakili Community for Sustainable Development. We are dedicated to providing accessible, convenient, inclusive, and socially responsible coding and robotic programs to marginalized youth in Calgary. Founded in 2016, Hakili is a non-profit organization that works within our communities to tackle the complex problem of intergenerational poverty in Canada and around the world.
We are looking for Volunteer Coding Tutors to lead and support weekly Virtual Coding sessions from the beginning of November until the end of April. As a Volunteer Coding Tutor, you will lead and support the coding lessons to groups of 6 students max, with beginner to intermediate levels of experience (ages 7-14). Sessions are held weekly on Zoom and each session is 2 hours. The curriculum will be provided and is broken down into 5 blocks: block coding, HTML, CSS, Python & Java, and a Digital Project. Training on the curriculum will be provided in mid-October (dates TBA).

We are looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers who are:
•	Reliable and dependable.
•	Eager to teach and guide.
•	Tech-savvy with an interest in coding and technology.
•	Enjoys working with children and/or adolescents.
Certification or Education Required
•Graduated from or current students enrolled in computer science or STEM-related field (such as engineering, math, or data science) is preferred.
•Strong knowledge and experience with coding and technology are required.
•Proficiency in one (preferably all) of the following languages: block coding, CSS, HTML, Java, Python.
•Past experience working with children is preferred (ie. Tutoring, coaching, camp counseling, volunteering events).
•Police background check and vulnerable sector check
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
•	Be part of a group of dedicated and committed individuals with the same passion.
•	Guide kids through coding and robotic thinking and problem-solving.
•	Teach kids coding concepts on a variety of platforms.
•	Build an environment where the kids want to keep coming back.
Activities involved
Mentoring
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Police Check
  • Resume
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth