The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối is looking for tech-savvy individuals who are interested in sharing their skills with immigrants learning how to use iPads for the first time. This is a very popular program for adults & seniors that will help them connect with the younger generation.
Teach iPad skills to adults in small settings of 6 to 10 students
Teach a curriculum that includes basics such as: downloading/managing apps, 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
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
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