Volunteer Coach, Primary School (IM HAPPY)



The IM HAPPY project (IMproving Hopes, Aspirations, Prospects and Potential in the Youth) seeks to promote achievement in students aged 9 and over in the Neighbourhood Renewal (NR) areas of Coleraine. The team currently teaches free ICT courses in the following regions of Coleraine: Westbann, Ballysally and Millburn. We currently work in four local primary schools, three secondary schools and three community centres and are seeking coaches to assist us in our primary school sessions.

Purpose of the job:

To support the IM HAPPY staff with the delivery of workshops in Scratch, Minecraft and Lego to students in participating primary schools (Killowen, St. Johns, Millburn & Ballysally).


Supporting and teaching different groups of primary school children with the aim to enhance their learning. Packing and setting up of equipment.

Commitment/Hours: 4 hours per session 1 time a week (Wednesday).

What will you gain from volunteering:

Experience in working with students aged 8-11 years. This will help to boost your time management, organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. You will also learn how to create projects in Scratch, Minecraft and Lego. You will also receive a certificate of completion for each module.

Requirements: Completion of three modules. This will include two coaching modules.

Position subject to an AccessNI Screening. 

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