Help Seniors & Immigrants Learn Basic Computer Skills


(47.599503,-122.31853)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1032 S. Jackson St. #CSeattle, WA 98104


About

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

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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