Computer Refurbishing/Recycling for the Blind


(32.934547,-96.74262)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1201 S. Sherman StreetSuite 204Richardson, TX 75081
Volunteers and some board members shown with the recipient of our 6,000th computer back in 2013. We have now shipped over 9,000.

About

Teenage and adult volunteers needed to refurbish computers. No experience necessary. Training will be provided.

If you are interested in volunteering at our center, please fill out our form at computersfortheblind.net/donatetime.php before you come so we have your information on file. However, you do not need to wait for us to set up a time or shift for you to volunteer. Come in as soon as you can, and we will get you started!

Our volunteers wipe the hard drives clean, replace missing and broken parts and install screen reader software that convert the text to speech and/or screen magnification software that enlarges everything on the screen.

Shifts are:
Monday Noon to 8 pm
Tuesday Noon to 8 pm
Wednesday: Noon to 5 pm
Thursday: Noon to 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm.

Expanded hours during the summer.

A commitment of at least two shifts of 4 hours or more needed after you try us out. Great opportunity for youth needing service hours for the National Honor Society and similar programs. Perfect for resume' building.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of two 4 hour shifts per month
  • Have a good time and invite a friend!

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