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Help Seniors & Immigrants Learn Basic Computer Skills

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Helping Link

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Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối is looking for tech-savvy individuals who are interested in sharing their skills with immigrants learning how to use computers for the first time. This is a very popular program for adults & seniors that will help them connect with the younger generation.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach basic computer skills to adults in small settings of 6 to 10 students
  • Teach a curriculum that includes basics such as: Microsoft Office, sending/receiving email, using the Internet, and more
  • Engage students with interactive activities and be prepared to answer related questions to lesson plans

*Note: Technical support, resources, and materials will be provided to instructors

Requirements:

  • Commit a minimum of 4 hours per week during class times for instruction
  • Strong passion in working with a diverse and limited English-speaking group of students
  • High communication and people skills both - verbal and written - to work with students and teaching assistant(s)
  • Be engaging and interactive to create a light and pleasant atmosphere for students to learn in

Benefits:

  • Make a direct impact in the lives of immigrants and refugees to improve their lives
  • Hands-on experience in working with students to teach basic technology skills
  • Develop and build upon fundamental teaching and educational skills such as communication, adaptability, engagement, innovability/imagination and confidence
  • Support a community-led grassroots organization to improve the lives of those in the Vietnamese community in the King County Region

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About Helping Link

Location:

1032 S. Jackson St. Suite C, Seattle, WA 98104, US

Mission Statement

To empower Vietnamese-Americans’ social adjustment, family stability, and self-sufficiency while nurturing community service and youth leaders.

Description

Helping Link has been serving the Vietnamese-American immigrant community for twenty-five years. We provide English language, citizenship, and computer education classes for adults and seniors; job-site language training; information and referral services for our most vulnerable; and cultural events for the community. Our programs are offered in a bilingual context and in a supportive, family-friendly atmosphere.

Directly apply on our website here: https://www.helpinglink.org/volunteer-application-form/

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1032 S. Jackson St. #CSeattle, WA 98104

(47.5995,-122.31853)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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