CoderDojo Champion

Organisation Name: Keeping Digital Foundation

Organisation Address:
Keeping Digital Foundation (York Pi Jam),
Blake House,
18 Blake Street,

Organisation's Cause:
Children / Young People / Families
Education & Learning

Type of Voluntary Activity:
Event Planning Support

Location of Voluntary Activity:
Across York
Close to York
North Yorkshire

Role description:
Champions make sure that everything comes together on the day so that the Dojo can run. A champion doesn’t need to know how to code. They just need to have a passion for the CoderDojo mission and the drive to make things happen. Many champions without technical skills have been running successful Dojos for years! You'll work closely with the Keeping Digital Foundation and York CoderDojo to manage and advertise your activities.

Skills and behaviours needed for the role:
Good with young people
Good organisation skills
Committed to improving digital inclusivity for young people
Good team working skills
Management skills

Will there be a DBS check? Yes

Driving Licence required? No

Volunteer's own vehicle required? No

Suitable for:
Ongoing Volunteering

What will the volunteer gain/benefit from:
Being part of the Keeping Digital Foundation includes the benefit of joining our other organisations to further improve skills, great reference on your CV, great community with volunteer support networks, opportunities to further develop your skills as a volunteer and look into charitable organisation and you will be supporting the leading local digital inclusivity charitable organisation. Keeping Digital Foundation also provides regular training sessions that you can attend and sends newsletters of interesting external talks for you to attend for free to further develop yourself as an individual and a team.

When are volunteers needed: Mostly weekday evenings, but there is the option to work during the day and on weekends - just list your availability on your application.

How to get involved:
Please complete the form on the following web link and our Volunteering team will be in touch soon!

Web link: Click here

Closing date: 17-05-2021