Experience

Location: Paignton Library Position: Code Club Leader Type: Volunteer Dates: 2018 to present

Code Club is a nationwide programming club for children aged 9-13

Duties

• Helping Paignton library run a Virtual Code Club during the Covid19 lock down • Leading Code Club Sessions for 9-13 year olds. Providing, help, encouragement and advice as needed • Use of : Scratch, Python and HTML / CSS materials plus Free Code Camp to teach Responsive Web Design • Maintain a safe environment, sign attendees in / out • Involved in library IT suite software update and report technical issues as appropriate

Location: South Devon Tech Jam Position: Vice Chair Type: Volunteer Dates: 2018 to present

Duties

• South Devon Tech Jam replaced Torbay Tech Jam with more formal structure • Help to run monthly community Technology / STEM sessions • Set out and clear away tables, chairs and other resources, manual handling, money handling and • Support visitors of all ages with provided activities and or projects brought to the event

Location: Torbay Tech Jam Position: Leader Type: Volunteer Dates: 2013 to 2018 — Location: Torquay Job Centre Position: Tech Lead, Young men club Type: Volunteer Dates: Sprint 2018

Duties

• Invited to help set up group, attended planning and discussion sessions • Developed sessions to help client group develop IT skills, confidence and communication skills • Created a session plan / document to teach how set up simple WordPress website • Created plan for Physical computing, using Raspberry Pi and traffic lights module.

Location: Disability Focus Position: Mentor Type: Paid Employment Dates: Mar 2010 to Jan 2012

Duties

• Employment as a result of Early Intervention volunteer • Mentor to young person • Accompanied on days out to Exeter, Newton Abbot and local attractions, plus a local music project • Helped to develop communication and social skills Hand in Hand, Early Intervention Volunteer • Supported school lunchtime clubs • Out of school mentoring and befriending • Gained employment with Disability Focus as a result of an assignment

Location: Hand in Hand, Position: Early Intervention Volunteer Type: Volunteer Dates: September 2008 to 2011

Duties

• Supported school lunchtime clubs • Out of school mentoring and befriending • Gained employment with Disability Focus as a result of an assignment

Location: Priory RC School Position: After school club Playworker Type: Paid employment Dates: February 2007 to December 2017

Duties

February 2007 to December 2017 • Worked as part of a team to help provide after school child care and play for children aged 4-11 • Helped to maintain register of attendees, prepared snacks, set out equipment before session and cleared away after session • Supported other team members and covered staff absence as needed, supported schools commitment to safeguarding • Attended training as required attended own arranged CPD to improve knowledge of play work

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