COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT OFFICER

 

CoderDojo Belgium is a non-profit association that organizes free sessions to teach children and young people aged 7 to 18 how to program. The sessions take place in Dojos.

The Dojos are set up and run by volunteer Coaches and Cooks. This is to introduce children and youth to new technologies and thus develop their knowledge.

 

Community support and event management officer

We are currently looking for a Community Support and event management officer to assist, strengthen and further develop the activities of the association in Wallonia.

This is a two-hats mission. On one side, you are to provide support in the development of the CoderDojo community (volunteers, parents, partners) in Wallonia. In addition, you are also responsible for event organization. For this you will work together with volunteers, the team of CoderDojo Belgium, and the CoderDojo Foundation (Ireland).

Job Description

  • Provide community support:
    • Identify means and participate actively in new volunteers recruitment and participation, responsible for onboarding new volunteers and providing them a warm welcome in the community.
    • Facilitate good practice, knowledge exchange, as well as the networking within the community.
    • Monitor and respond to inquiries from community members and external parties.
    • Provide operational support to the community, keep asset management up to date and follow up  dojos' budget (cafetaria plan) .
    • Organize volunteers’ training.
    • Set, implement, and monitor the campaigns and the promotion of our actions on different social networks to ensure better visibility of the project .
    • Establish and execute a schedule of press releases reporting the latest successes and events.
    • Conduct surveys, gather feedback from volunteers, participants.

 

 

  • Manage events to build and strengthen community:
    • Organize events in collaboration with the internal team.
    • Organize events logistics (location, technology, invitations, reminders…)
    • Organize check in process on event day.
    • Promote events and recruit targeted audience.
    • Involve and engage the community in organization and participation.
    • Monitor and control event budget.
    • Conduct surveys, gather feedback from volunteers, participants.
    • Report on event attendance.

 

  • Reporting
    • plan, organize, and monitor the newsletters and yearly report redaction.
    • provide input to management for subsidy reports.

 

  • Identify and seize opportunities to improve the way we manage the administration, the community and the communication activities.

 

 

Profile

  • You are committed to participate in a spirited social project: to make young people aware of new of new technologies and thus contribute to their self-development.
  • You are a team player.
  • You are self-reliant, organized, methodical and proactive.
  • You are flexible, working on different projects gives you satisfaction.
  • You are pragmatic, have a 'can do' mentality and can show the necessary maturity.
  • You have excellent writing skills and an ability to communicate effectively, clearly and tailored to your target audience.
  • You have excellent communication skills across all typical communication channels.
  • You speak and write fluently in French and English. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus.
  • Experience with an Agile Way of Working (Scrum) and creative skills (graphism) are a plus.
  • Background in or experience with IT is a plus (i.e scratch, micro:bit…)

 

Offer

  • You will work in an engaged, dynamic environment and participate in an ambitious social project.
  • You will be part of an enthusiastic team.
  • You manage your own schedule to achieve your goals.
  • You will be regularly working weekends and evenings to meet our wonderful community or run events.
  • You are willing to travel all over Wallonia to meet everyone involved in this project.
  • This is a full-time position under the status of employee.
  • Your office is based in Liège but you will have regular team meetings in Mechelen.

 

 

Interested and applying?

You're interested in this position or know someone who would be a perfect candidate? Please apply before April 31st 2021 by sending your motivation letter and CV to info@coderdojobelgium.be.

For more information, you can also contact info@coderdojobelgium.be

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