Teach Seniors Technology! BabyBoomer Tech University


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

About the Program:

MetIncPowerCo's BabyBoomer Tech program seeks to empower seniors 55+, build their self-confidence with the internet and close the digital divide with smartphones, tablets, and social media.

Our adult programs specifically focus to serve traditionally underrepresented populations including females and minorities living in underserved communities, as well as at-risk and transitional populations including senior living facilities.

Our BabyBoomer Tech programs have a special emphasis on internet safety, how to avoid email phishing scams and financial fraud via the internet, apps, and technology.

What YouWill do:

We are looking for friendly, patient and passionate volunteer instructors to lead our senior computer and technology program and assist seniors in the world of Smartphones, Tablets, Social Media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, as well as discuss safe ways to navigate WI-FI and the Internet (World Wide Web).

Your passion, positive reinforcement, and commitment to our Growth Mindset principals will help transform "I CAN'T" attitudes into "I CAN" behaviors and outcomes for adult seniors enrolled in our BabyBoomer Tech courses.

Your focus will be to help empower seniors to say YES to their ability to use technology, and NO to limiting life choices as you instruct them in computer science, coding, and expose them to related career fields.

Once per year, or as needed you will participate in a STEM documentary highlighting the diverse backgrounds, skillsets and interests of our STEM volunteers and partners.

Requirements:

Instructors must have knowledge in at least one of the following computer or technology skills: keyboarding, general computer use, WI-FI, Bluetooth Technology, iOT, IOS Apps, Google Apps

Volunteer Instruction days and times available:

  • Saturdays - 9am-11am (Virtual and On-Site opportunities available)
Must have own reliable transportation, have valid drivers license, be willing to participate in a STEM Mentor Documentary, and pass a national criminal background check. On-site instruction is available in the following counties: Bibb, Clayton, Cobb, Dekalb, Fulton (Atlanta Metro), South Fulton, and Henry.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Elder care
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Google Apps
  • Microsoft Office Suite

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours per week
  • Volunteer Orientation, Must have own reliable transportation

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