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Random Hacks of Kindness (48 hour Pro-bono Digital Solutions)

Location: Australia , Melbourne , Sydney (General Assembly Sydney: The Podium Building, 1 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000) Event Dates:   22 June 2019 - 23 June 2019

Event Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Organisation: Random Hacks of Kindness Contact Name: Random Hacks Sydney Contact Phone: 0431040249 Contact Email: INFO@RHOKAUSTRALIA.ORG Posted: 11 May 2019

Random Hacks of Kindness (48 hour Pro-bono Digital Solutions)

DETAILS

Wanted, Changemakers(that’s you!):

Are you a Social enterprise who would like help solving technology-based opportunities?

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is a global community of volunteers from the tech industry who collaborate with non-profit organisations and social entrepreneurs to help solve challenges facing society. Twice a year RHoK Australia runs weekend-long hackathons in various locations around Australia. Utilising the skills of talented technologists, hackers, and creative thinkers, RHoK hackathons provide an opportunity for community groups and social enterprises to co-develop or significantly progress solutions. (https://www.rhokaustralia.org/)

What you can get out of this event:

  1. Your challenge solved and solutions created ranging from:
    • A prototype of a piece of software or app
    • Redesign part of a website to better meet the needs of volunteers/specific audience
    • Design a marketing campaign for a specific event
  2. Meet a great band of tech professionals, volunteering to help you out!
  3. Shoutouts about your organization throughout the event. (https://twitter.com/RHoKSydney)
  4. Free Meals!

Our Sydney Winter Hack is coming up:

The 2 required lead-up events are:

  1. Wed 12 June 2019 6pm-8pm
    Team forming night:
    Each Changemaker pitches their tech-challenge to the hackers, teams are formed.
    (https://www.meetup.com/rhok-sydney/events/259836195/)

  2. Wed 19 June 2019 6pm-8pm
    Ideation evening:
    Hackers come together to think through how they might approach your challenge
    (https://www.meetup.com/rhok-sydney/events/259836246/)

Your role:

As the Changemaker, you are the one who gets the final say on what the team actually does! It’s easy for technology people to get excited about doing cool things and for you to get swept up along with them. Your goal is to make sure your team is doing the simplest thing you need first!
The fancy stuff can come later if you still have time.

Find out more:

If you would like to be a part of our hackathon as a Changemaker
or would like to know more about what’s involved, check out our website https://www.rhokaustralia.org/become-a-changemaker.

About us and the committee (https://www.rhokaustralia.org/about-rhok)

Event Category: Innovation | Technology | Volunteering

Event Type: Workshop

Enquiries: Contact Phone 0431040249


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