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 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 delivering courses in App Development, Web Development, Creative
Computing and Social Media in the local community centres (Milburn, Westbann
Roles: Working with
different groups of students ranging from 14-65+ in the community centres.
Commitment/Hours: 2 hours per session 1-3
times a week.
What will you gain from
volunteering:you will have the opportunity to work with students ranging from
14 – 65+. This will help to boost your time management, organisational,
communication and interpersonal skills. This will also allow you to learn how
to use new pieces of technology (e.g. Lego Mindstorms, MIT App Inventor etc).
You will also receive a certificate of completion for each module.
Requirements: Completion of six of our
modules. This will include two coaching modules.