Contribute

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Offer space or materials

We teach in borrowed spaces around the city. If you might have a space that we can use, we’d love to work with you. We’ve taught in spaces as diverse as galleries, houses, offices, restaurants, workshops, and gardens.

Get in touch

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Volunteer

KCDC needs your talents and time. There’s a place for occasional help, regular volunteering, or working on the organizing team. (You can also teach, of course.)

Help out

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Donate funds

We’ll use your donation to cover costs like website hosting, mailing lists, and teacher materials. We’ll process your credit card donation through PayPal.

Volunteer Roles

  • Facilitator 3 hours per class (including class time)
  • Documentarian 3 hours per class (including class time)
  • Blogger Flexible (2-3+ posts per year) Write blog posts about KCDC classes, programs, teachers, and students
  • Web application development 4+ hours/month Django/Python development for the software that runs KCDC
  • JavaScript mapping and data visualization Project-based Working in Leaflet/Mapbox.js and D3
  • Linux system administration Occasional
  • Creating illustrations for classes 3+ hours, several times a year
  • User research/interviewing Project-based
  • Grantwriter 5 hours/week Research grants and help write and edit proposals
  • Class Wrangler occasional Wrangle classes (meet with new teachers, find host spaces, and schedule)
  • Accountant 4-8 hrs/year Assist KCDC organizing board with tax filings
  • Facebook Editor 5 hours/week Update KCDC Facebook with news and class promotions

Wonder Dojo Roles

Members of the Wonder Dojo plan KCDC programs, lead volunteer teams, and serve as the organization’s board.

  • Dojo (Admin) 5 hours/week Correspond with students and teachers; coordinate class schedules
  • Dojo (Communications) 10 hours/week Social media, press outreach, and newsletter
  • Dojo (Event Planner) 5 hours/week Planning parties and fundraisers
  • Dojo (Partnerships) 10 hours/week Find new partners and keep in touch with existing ones
  • Dojo (Project Manager) 5 hours/week Coordinate people and manage deadlines

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