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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

635 Prior Avenue NorthSaint Paul, MN 55104

About

Volunteer Position Description: Computer Lab Tutors provide assistance to young people who are learning computer and GED skills online in a computer lab setting. Volunteers create a safe environment for our students, providing help and academic support. The lab offers a supportive environment for learners to practice a variety of skills needed to thrive in today’s world. Computer Lab Tutors provide individualized assistance as learners complete online lessons in a welcoming, self-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Tutor adult learners and assist them in accessing appropriate online resources
  • Give learners an orientation, create new accounts, and help implement their individualized learning plan
  • Help open and close the Computer Lab
  • Communicate with the DL Coordinator about questions or issues that may arise
  • Assist learners in checking out laptops and headphones and track learner attendance
  • Commit to a regular tutoring schedule

As a Computer Lab Tutor, you’ll gain:

  • Teaching and tutoring skills
  • Experience with persons from a variety of educational and cultural backgrounds
  • Experience with online learning tools
  • Job skills, resume enhancement, and networking opportunities
  • Knowledge that your efforts are helping others reach their life goals

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate in an effective, supportive way with learners and other tutors
  • Respect for differences in culture and learning styles
  • Excellent computer skills, including the basics, internet, Windows, Mac, email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and social media. Coding experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to work independently in a community computer lab
  • Flexibility and patience
  • Interest in adult education
  • Comfort with online studying preferred; training available

Training: Tutors attend an orientation session with the DL Coordinator, familiarize themselves with curriculum online at home, and attend a 12-hr tutoring pre-service. Additional training provided as needed.

Location: Goodwill Easter Seals: 635 Prior Ave N #7, St Paul, MN 55104

Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am-12pm

To apply, please fill out the online application: mnliteracy.org/volunteerapplication

Questions? Contact:

JennaRose Dahl, DL Coordinator

Email: jdahl@mnliteracy.org Phone: 612-567-9095

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • STEM
  • General Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Two hours per week for a minimum of six months.

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