We are looking to create new opportunities for volunteers to increase the range of digital activities that we run in our libraries via Code Clubs.
Code Club is a nationwide network of volunteer-led coding clubs for children aged 9-13.
A Code Club volunteer delivers fun and interactive sessions on a weekly basis, helping groups of children aged 9-13 to learn to code either on their own, or with another volunteer. Step-by-step instructions for the projects are available from Code Club and staff will be present in the library during the sessions. You will need to register as a STEM ambassador, undergo a DBS check, and provide two references to run a Code Club for Oxfordshire Libraries.
This role is only available to volunteers aged 16 and over.
- to deliver Code Club sessions for children aged 9+
- to provide an enjoyable experience for children to develop programming skills
- helping deliver fun and interactive sessions involving programming languages from a basic level (Scratch, HTML/CSS, and Python)
- promoting coding and inspiring children
- acting as a role model and helping children to troubleshoot when they encounter problems
Skills and abilities needed
- to enjoy working with children (9+)
- to be happy guiding children with set instructions
- to have good interpersonal skills
- to be enthusiastic about programming and its benefits - you do not need to be an expert programmer!
How to apply
To discuss this role further or apply please contact email@example.com
More information about Code Clubs can be found on the Code Club website.