Cause Areas

When

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

Where

675 - 23rd StreetOakland, CA 94612

About

Purpose: The St. Vincent de Paul Workforce Programs help people regain their footing and re-enter the workplace by providing meaningful skills development, part-time employment, case management, workforce readiness classes, and job placement support. Aid our participants by providing technical assistance as they develop their digital competency.

Time/Locations:

1. SVdP East Oakland - 9235 San Leandro Street, Oakland 94603

Wednesdays and/or Thursdays: 9am-12pm

2. SVdP West Oakland - 675 - 23 rd Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Wednesdays and/or Thursdays: 1-4pm

Commitment: Minimum Commitment of 8 weeks; ongoing; rotating schedule & flexibility available

Volunteers will be asked to:

  • Maintain functionality of computer lab computers, internet connection, and check for software updates.
  • Monitor visitation log and proper use of machines (for acquiring access to resources)
  • Troubleshooting technical issues as they arise
  • Work closely with Workforce Programs staff and other IT volunteers to provide support in job readiness training
  • Assist and guide participants with any technical difficulties
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of computer lab

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age and must be experienced in internet technology, Microsoft Office suite, multiple operation systems, troubleshooting technical issues, and comfortable teaching/tutoring adults with varied skill levels. Volunteers must be able to prioritize, have customer service skills, a great attitude, compassion and patience with our participants, and ability to be flexible and creative. Experience in working with populations with limited resources and face multiple barriers to employment is useful.

Volunteers will be asked to provide a resume, site preference and availability.

Skills

  • Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Case Work / Management
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Wednesdays & Fridays: 1-4pm

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