Teach Basic Computer Skills to Adults (Rocklin)


(38.789074,-121.22696)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Rocklin Library4890 Granite DriveRocklin, CA 95677

About

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 class environment. The classes are learner-driven, emphasize hands-on computer use, and encourage frequent questions.

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

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum: 4 Month Commitment
  • Class: Tuesdays 11am-12pm

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