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The Carter Burden Network

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The Carter Burden Center for the Aging (CBCA) is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to remain in their homes living independently, safely, and with dignity. Volunteers are an integral component of the Carter Burden Center's 50+ years of success. No matter your age, experience or schedule, CBCA can accommodate your needs to ensure that you have a meaningful and effective volunteer experience.

The Carter Burden/ Leonard Covello Senior Program located in East Harlem is looking for a Volunteer computer lab tutor. The volunteer will provide individual assistance to our participants in the computer lab. Assistance can include helping them navigate the internet, explain how to use a program like Microsoft Word, or assist them with tablet or smart phones.

Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Proficient knowledge of computer programs
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of interacting with older adults, patient
  • Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Mandarin desired

Location/ Schedule:

  • The Carter Burden/ Leonard Covello Senior Program, 312 East 109th Street, New York, NY 10029
  • Mondays/ Wednesdays from 9am to 11am (flexible)
  • Start date: as soon as possible

Benefits:

  • Gain experience as a computer tutor
  • Interact with the elderly population

All volunteers are to adhere to CDC/ Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines. Must wear mask and gloves during service at all times and will be provided upon request.

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please contact us at: volunteer@carterburdencenter.org. Please include a brief description of your experience, your availability (dates and hours) and any additional information or document (resume) in your email.

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About The Carter Burden Network

Location:

415 East 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021, US

Mission Statement

The Carter Burden Network promotes the well-being of seniors 60 and older through a continuum of services, advocacy, arts and culture, health and wellness and volunteer programs, all oriented to individual, family and community needs. We are dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to live safely and with dignity.

Description

The Carter Burden Network was established in 1971, by New York City Council Member Carter Burden. He represented the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and founded the Center to assist the neighborhood's large number of older residents who were poor, in declining health and isolated.

The Carter Burden Network has grown into an agency with 12 programs in 7 locations and more than 100 employees. Now we serve approximately 5,000 seniors every year across the borough of Manhattan. It is a network of centers, programs and services that work together with government, corporate, individual and community partners to lead the way in aging services in New York City.

CBN offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities to meet your interests. No matter your age, experience or schedule, CBN can accommodate your needs to ensure that you have a meaningful and effective volunteer experience. Opportunities can range from a one-time service day to a long-term volunteer commitment. We welcome individual, community and corporate groups to volunteer with us!


Community
Computers & Technology
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

312 East 109th StreetNew York, NY 10029

(40.79215,-73.94035)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Cantonese / Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Computer Science

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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