The Volunteer Recruitment Guide
Building a successful community is a team effort. And we know that the most successful code clubs use volunteers. But volunteers can be hard to find. So we want to show you how to get your first (or fifth!) volunteer for code club! We do this in 3 steps:
- Pick a group.
- Pitch them on code club.
- Prepare them to help.
So how do you do that?
In this guide, we’ll introduce you to groups that have produced successful volunteers for code club. We’ll give you the tools and resources to reach out to them. And we’ll provide a process to prepare your volunteers to knock it out the park.
This guide includes a 7 min training video all volunteers can watch to get a crash course on how to be an effective code club helper.
The Comprehensive Guide to Your First Fiero Code Club
Nervous about your first code club meeting? This guide will help refresh you on the important things and set you up to succeed. The Comprehensive Guide to Your First Fiero Code Club link >
The Uncanny Guide to Successful Code Clubs
In January 2019, we ran long form interviews with dozens of our most successful code clubs from around the country asking the question, ‘What makes some clubs particularly successful, and can we replicate that success in other libraries?” The results ...
The System Manager's Guide to Fiero Code
You somehow got your boss(es) to buy into your code club vision, and even more remarkably, you found budget to fund this crazy idea. Well done! Now… how do we actually pull this off? Luckily, Fiero Code is going to do a lot of the heavy lifting. ...
Printable First Code Club Signup Instructions
It's sometimes helpful to have a half sheet of paper to hand new kids when they first show up to code club that guides them through the process of creating an account. That's exactly what this is! (to edit, click File > Make a Copy. Or, print and ...
How to Answer Questions in Code Club
Kids are trained to raise their hands when they get stuck. And for the most part, we’re trained to help them at that point. Resist the urge! Fiero Code is built on a self-learning model. The kids are encouraging to try to solve problems with the help ...