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Volunteer Coordinator for Kids of Code Program (no-compensation

Games for Love

Games for Love

Lynnwood, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024
Games for Love is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that works to ease suffering, save lives, and create sustainable futures for children. We believe in the concept of "distraction therapy" and bring the joy of gaming into the lives of our junior gamers in hospitals around the country. We plan to help 10 million kids in the next 5 years. We have a healthy ecosystem to achieve that goal with your intelligent contribution.

Kids of Code teaches children 5 to 18 how to code in his little as 90 days. This program has many facets including online learning, in-person events (post covid), and technical curriculum.

Our ideal candidate is attentive, motivated, and hard-working.

Responsibilities

  • Build out program curriculum and program to impact as many children as possible
  • Work with interns to provide materials, and mentorship to students through online sessions
  • Maintain a level of quality and professionalism as a program working with children
  • Receive external applications, Process grants, and create codes for giveaway to appropriate organizations in our network
  • Having experience building a curriculum for students to create a valuable and impactful program is a plus
  • Recruit new volunteers, buildout volunteer staff for full coverage of programs
  • Outreach to schools, hospitals, community centers, homeless shelters, and after school programs to provide this program and allow for students to learn how to code in one language in as little as 90 days
  • While expanding the curriculum to other valuable areas

Requirements

  • Ability to volunteer 10-15 hrs per week for a minimum of 12 months
  • Program or project management experience of 1 year or more
  • Having a strong technical background
  • Experience teaching code to others
  • Experience leading non-profit programs is a plus
  • Excellent communicator, both spoken and written
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinker

Qualifying Attitude

  • You want to be part of something great that positively impacts society especially in times of crisis
  • You are proactive to collaborate remotely

Benefits

  • Work from anywhere on earth - 100% remote
  • Massive networking opportunities with 500+ members of our community
  • Level up your skills
  • OPT & CPT programs
  • Make a big impact in the world
  • Have lots of fun partnering with passionate game developers
  • Join the mastermind group and learn from top game developers
  • Volunteer recognition & awards

Games for Love is an equal opportunity organization. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.