Derry CoderDojo is currently seeking Year 13 and Year 14 students to take up volunteer roles as Junior Mentors at our fortnightly coding sessions.
No coding experience is necessary, but a general interest in technology is essential, as well as the ability to work with young people. You will be helping children (aged 8 years and above) to work on online coding activities which teach logical thinking and problem solving.
You will be required to attend at least 4 sessions each term. Sessions take place every second Saturday, 11am -1pm, in the computer labs (MF124/125) at Magee Campus of Ulster University.
This role is a great addition to year 14 personal statements and C.Vs. We’re also happy to sign off any volunteering hours as part of Pope John Paul Award, Duke of Edinburgh, President’s Award or any other initiative that requires community outreach.
You can apply by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by completing the form below including your name, school and why you feel this role is for you.
We are always in need of extra mentors to help out at our sessions and external events. If you would be interested, please get in touch with us using the form below. Let us know what skills/technologies you know/are interested in. We are open to trying new topics that we haven’t previously taught.
One of our existing mentors will then get in touch to give you further information on Derry CoderDojo and having an Access NI check completed.
If you know anyone who would consider becoming a mentor, please share this post with them.
Students at University of Ulster should note that mentoring at Derry CoderDojo is an accredited EDGE Award activity.