Education Volunteer - London - Remote/WFH Opportunity

Education Volunteer - London - Remote/WFH Opportunity

Ongoing role
J75492
At a glance

Skills

  • Database / CRM development
  • Digital and IT strategy
  • Project management / Product owner
  • Software and web development
  • Web design (including UX/UI)

Where

London, E2 9DA
Mainly at home, mainly at the office, or remote opportunity.
Travel limit? 25

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
3-7 hours / week or 7-15 hours / week
Time Commitment: 4-10 hours a week depending on the role

Education Volunteers provide the technical learning side of CodeYourFuture. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds including refugees, asylum seekers and people from a disadvantaged background.

What will you be doing?

Volunteers are key to CodeYourFuture, there are three main Volunteering Opportunities. Education, Outreach and Personal Development. 

Education Volunteers provide the technical learning side of CodeYourFuture by teaching students HTML, CSS and Javascript. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds including refugees, asylum seekers and people from a disadvantaged background.

 

The main roles of the Education Team are:

  • Provide technical assistance to students on Saturday classes
  • Provide technical assistance to students during weekly homework clubs
  • Provide homework code reviews
  • Provide general code reviews remotely
  • Provide technical assistance remotely to students
  • Provide technical assistance remotely to students
  • Provide general technical guidance to students
  • Lead/instruct a module
  • Assist module instructors in preparing material for their class
  • Assist with the improvement and maintenance of the syllabus and class material
  • Prepare assessment materials for students at the end of each module
  • Help assess applicants to the next class through our application process website

Time Commitment: 4-10 hours a week depending on the role

Skills required: We would expect members of our Education team to have a good level of knowledge on computer programming. Many volunteers are professional developers.

What are we looking for?

We would expect members of our Education team to have a good level of knowledge on computer programming. Many volunteers are professional developers.

 

Our eight-month course contains:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Back-end development using NodeJS
  • Front-end development using React

Experience in these would be useful, but not required.

 

What difference will you make?

Our course supports refugees, asylum seekers and people from a disadvantaged background. This can include people with a low household income, long term unemployed, disabled people, single parents, ex-offenders, etc.

Volunteering with CodeYourFuture could change the lives of disadvantaged people from many backgrounds and help them progress towards a new and fulfilling career and future.

What's in it for the volunteer?

Benefits from this role:

  • Support members of the local community as they learn web development
  • Use your skills for good.
  • Develop new or existing skills - like collaboration & leadership 
  • Hang out with nice people from across the world
Causes
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Education
  • Local / community
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • CodeYourFuture helps refugees and local disadvantaged people learn to code, become more confident, and then we help them get jobs in the tech industry. 70% of our graduates are...