Teaching Web and Game Design

Who we are looking for

As the world becomes ever more technological, computer skills are essential for our underprivileged children. Undeniably, learning Web and Game Design is one of the best ways for them to open doors for themselves in the future.

Volunteering as a Web and Game Design teacher is thus an important role. As well as teaching our at-risk kids how to design websites and games, you will be teaching them basic computer programming and coding. By equipping our students with the skills they’ll need for the future workplace, you have a chance to make a real difference in their lives!

Children designing a game using Scratch on EduMais's Programming Summer Camp
Two EduMais girl students work on their computers on the Web Design Program with cuddly toys on top of the computers


  • Conduct lessons based on the material provided
  • Prepare lesson plans based on the chosen objective of the course
  • Teach how to build a website using Weebly or how to create a game using Scratch
  • Teach how to program, problem solve, and code
  • Encourage the students to work together in creative ways


  • Minimum advanced level of Portuguese, though fluency is preferred
  • Working proficiency in computing/programming/digital marketing/application development etc.
  • Creative communication skills with limited English speakers
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering Informatics, or related discipline (preferable)
  • Teaching experience, preferably with underprivileged young people
EduMais Web Design Program volunteer Felipe teaches two boys how to build their websites

Time commitment

Around 5 hours per week

Days of the week

Flexible (working days and weekends)


  • 8-12 week course

Teach Web/Game Design with us in Rio de Janeiro!

Do you want to share your technological skills with disadvantaged youngsters in the favelas? Volunteer with us as a Web/Game Design teacher! Within your application, please include your CV and a letter of motivation.

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