Teach Basic Computer Skills to Adults (Rocklin)

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Placer County Library - Rocklin Library

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Computer Skills

Position Overview: Are you excited about technology? Do you have a passion for teaching? This is an opportunity to assist adults in improving their basic computer skills while also encouraging them to develop a broader comfort with technology. The goal of the weekly Rocklin Library computer class is to allow individuals to improve their computer skills and increase their knowledge of modern technology in a safe and casual small group environment. The classes are learner-driven, emphasize hands-on computer use, and encourage frequent questions. The class is held every Friday from 9 - 10 am.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a weekly computer class (with a maximum of 6 adults) at the Rocklin Library
  • Track learner participation by submitting weekly sign-in sheets with participant names and demographic information
  • Attend training and coordinate with literacy staff to better aid your learners

Qualifications:

  • Must have a strong knowledge of basic technology and computer skills, including: Microsoft Office, E-mail basics, Internet basics, and Google applications (Gmail, Google Drive)
  • Must possess patience, flexibility, dependability, and excellent oral communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English proficiently and clearly
  • Livescan Fingerprint clearance is required
  • Age 18 or older
  • Teaching experience a plus, but not required

Training Provided:

  • 1-on-1 Training Session on Computer Class Protocols
  • Individual assistance from literacy staff is available

Benefits to Volunteer:

  • Satisfaction that you are changing lives
  • Knowledge that you are enhancing the Library’s position in the community
  • Opportunity to practice teaching small groups & promote digital literacy

Time Commitment: 4 months

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About Placer County Library - Rocklin Library

Location:

4890 Granite Drive, Rocklin, CA 95677, US

Mission Statement

The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Rocklin Library4890 Granite DriveRocklin, CA 95677

(38.78912,-121.22694)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Google Apps
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • PC Platform

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum: 4 Month Commitment
  • Class: Saturdays 2 - 3 pm

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