Youth Programs Operations Lead - Toronto

Ladies Learning Code

We are currently looking for smart, entrepreneurial, tech-savvy women or men with overwhelming initiative to help support our Toronto Youth Programming.

As a Youth Programs Ops Lead, you will empower youth by facilitating opportunities for them to learn beginner-friendly technical skills -- all while building your network of technical and tech-savvy people in your city, gaining experience planning large and small workshops and events, and making a bit of money working part-time for a non-profit doing cool work.

If you’re interested in joining the Ladies Learning Code team as a Youth Operations Lead, please get in touch with us!

About Ladies Learning Code

Ladies Learning Code was founded in Toronto in August of 2011. We’re an incorporated not-for-profit organization, and we run popular workshops for women and youth who want to learn beginner-friendly programming and other technical skills in a social and collaborative way. Our first workshop sold out in less than a day, and over the past three years over 12,000 women (and men) have participated in a Ladies Learning Code workshop. We also run programming for girls ages 8-13 under Girls Learning Code (that's where you come in!) that encourages them to leverage technology as a creative tool to change the world.

Would you like to:

  • Help youth learn beginner-friendly technical skills in a social and collaborative way?
  • Build your network of technical and tech-savvy people in your city?
  • Gain experience in running large and small workshops and events?
  • Make a bit of money working part-time for a non-profit organization doing cool work?
  • If you answered yes to the above questions, you may be who we’re looking for!
  • Responsibilities: Help us with the day-of logistics for our workshops.

    NOTE: This is a part-time role. Typically we would need Ops Leads support at workshops on Saturdays or Sundays from 12:00-4:30pm, on occasional Fridays, and on school PA Days from 8:00am-5:00pm.

    This includes things like:

  • Ensuring event logistics are coordinated properly.
  • Creating a vibrant & positive atmosphere where youth can learn new tech-related skills in a beginner-friendly, social and collaborative way is really the magic that makes Ladies Learning Code workshops successful.
  • Supporting mentors and learners (and parents) with your excellent customer service skills
  • Being a knowledgeable representative of Ladies Learning Code
  • In addition to that, we’re looking for individuals who are:

  • Entrepreneurial – this is an ideal part-time job for an up-and coming entrepreneur or full-time freelancer!
  • Enthusiastic and motivating
  • Superb customer service skills
  • Works well with kids
  • Friendly and supportive
  • Results-oriented
  • Tech-savvy with an interest in learning to code
  • Are you the person we’re looking for? Apply today!

    How to apply:

    Are you the person we’re looking for? Apply today! Send an email to careers@ladieslearningcode.com (Subject: Toronto Youth Program Ops Lead) with the following:

    • Have you attended a Ladies Learning Code workshop before? If yes, was it as a learner or mentor?
    • What excites you most about this opportunity?
    • Are you available during the day on both weekends and weekdays?