Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: Seven Tepees Youth Organization: 3177 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Dress: Casual Attire ; Company Logo Shirts encouraged
Conference Theme: Video Game Design
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at our first ever out-of-state event, Game Chica! Girls between 9-18 years old will spend the day learning about the gaming industry, game design and mechanics, and the purpose of video games. Working alongside professionals, they will explore the various elements of game design and exit with a passion for technology and game development.
Learn more about Latinitas: latinitasmagazine.org
General volunteers, mentors and lunchtime career presenters will be required to participate in individual orientations regarding volunteer expectations and responsibilities.
*Deadline to signup as a volunteer: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
EVENT RUNNERS - MORNING & AFTERNOON
Event runners assist Seven Tepees and Latinitas staff with tasks throughout the shift including: facilitating groups participation, setting up laptops, monitoring computer use, passing out supplies and additional equipment, chaperoning girls for bathroom breaks and lunch, etc
CAREER PRESENTERS & MENTORS
Mentors (1:00pm - 4:00pm) -Help girls brainstorm the importance and purpose behind popular games in order to create original video games. Introduce girls to the gaming industry, teach them how to design their own video game, and walk them through the mechanics of video games. Girls will use the Scratch platform to create their games (https://scratch.mit.edu/)
*An orientation will be scheduled for Game Chica mentors*
Lunchtime Career Presenters (11:25am - 1:30 pm) Meet with participating girls during lunch and share your background, working experience, and interests. A short orientation is required prior to becoming a career presenter at Game Chica to discuss expectations.
*An orientation will be scheduled for Game Chica career presenters*