Technology Lab - Teaching Assistant


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Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:00 AM - Mon May 01, 2017 12:00 PM


150 Golden Gate AvenueSan Francisco, CA 94102


Teaching assistant volunteers will assist in teaching single or multi-session courses (MS Windows 7, MS Word, Excel, Web Intro, Gmail, File management, and Social Networking), ultimately helping students resolve technical related questions. As a candidate you must be willing to work with a variety of student abilities to meet everyone's needs. This position requires a strong background in computers and technology, with an understanding this is a free service offered to the residents of the Tenderloin.


  • Assist students in accessing and utilization of computer and various resources. (e.g. learning modules, internet research)
  • Assists in the preparation of lesson plans and teacher's prep-sessions.
  • Assists the teacher with room setup within the learning environment.
  • Protect confidentiality of personal/student information shared.
  • Periodic check-ins via phone, email, or in person with volunteer supervisor/point of contact.

Required Skills:

  • Educational/ Trainining experience with computer, internet and email.
  • Appropriate experience in chosen software and creativity in teaching methods.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, inlcuding: conflict management, customer service and problem solving.
  • Ability to work with diverse and low-income populations.
  • Successful with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Polite, patient, tactful, with the ability to be firm with students.
  • Punctual, reliable, collaborative, and team-oriented 


  • Adult Education
  • Internet Research
  • General Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Community Outreach
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mondays 10:00 am-12:00 pm (6-12 hours per month)
  • Minimum 6 month commitment.

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