Volunteering

VOLUNTEER WORK:

10/6/13 – July 2014 : Helping to run Computer Club – Curledge Street Academy:

  • Set up Raspberry Pi computers

  • Helping with electronics and programming

  • Use of Scratch and python

  • Use of Raspberry Pi, GNU /Linux, Brick Pi and Lego Mindstorms

  • Assist young people with group or individual projects

20/2/12 – Present : Volunteer youth support worker:

  • Running a Minecraft group for young people

  • Working along side Youth workers

  • Helped to set up a Minecraft server running on Debain 7.4

  • Adapted group mandate to requirements of young people attending

  • Originally supported young people with programming projects

2014 – Present : Documentation lead – ToriOS Project:

  • Develop documentation for ToriOS GNU / Linux operating system project

  • Use LaTeX typesetting system for main offline manual development

  • Work with other members of ToriOS team to develop printed / PDF manual

09/20002014 : Paignton Rugby Club, Queens Park, Paignton:

  • 09/2010 – 04/2014: First team kit manager

  • Previous up to Summer 2010: Under 7’s tag rugby coach

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

2014/15: Arranging Torbay Raspberry Pi jams:

  • Promotion

  • Setting up room, Raspberry Pi’s and other hardware

  • Meet and greet visitors

  • Support visitors and people who are demonstrating projects

  • Demonstrations of projects

VOLUNTEER WORK PREVIOUS:

1/5/10 – July 2010: Shiphay Primary School: Volunteer Play leader.

20/5/10: Brixham Community College: Assisting with schools rugby festival.

21/5/09: Brixham Community College: Assisting with schools rugby festival.

1/9/08: 2011: Hand in Hand volunteer (early intervention) Service.

307/2007: Play worker: Torbay Special needs Play scheme.

2003 / 4 academic year: Volunteer at Collaton St Mary Primary school, Paignton. 13/7/2000 – 7/2002: Volunteer Teaching Assistant: Hayes school. Paignton.

3/11/99 – 18/2/2000: IT Training Assistant: Dartington Tech.