The position will directly assist newly arriving refugee families with acclimating to their new lives in the US. All of the endeavors of this position will provide much needed training in basic to intermediate computer skills to our clients, many of which have lived in refugee camps for over 10 years and have never had access to this kind of technology. Clients will be more marketable in their job search, which will help them become self-sufficient sooner. The computer skills will also help them become confident and independent members of society.
The hours are flexible, however, they have to be consistent on a weekly basis. They must be during the hours that our office is open (9:00am-3:00pm) since the computer lab is located on our premises. Applicants should be self-motivated as much of this position will be completed with minimal supervision. Applicants should be comfortable working in a multi-cultural environment and communicating with people with limited English skills.
Job duties include:
- To increase the marketability of our clients, as the computer instructor you will help them gain the necessary basic understanding to succeed in the modern workplace and environment in general. To do so you will:
- Teach weekly computer classes with the provided curriculum
- Design interactive and creative ways to help clients learn how to use the computer
- Instruct pairs of clients or tutor clients 1-1
- Basic Computer Skills
- Teaching / Instruction
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 4 hours per week