Looking for Computer & Career Volunteers for Job Training Program


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

5881 Leesburg Pike Suite 204& other Northern VA locationsFalls Church, VA 22041

About

Computer CORE is a workforce development non-profit in Northern Virginia that teaches computer and career skills for low-income adults. Students in our program participate in a 20 week job training program to learn Microsoft Office Suite, Keyboarding, and Career Development.

We are looking for volunteers to teach our classes for our July semester:

Lead Computer Instructor: Teach basic computing skills curriculum to 12 students and monitor their progress. Topics include, but are not limited to: email, Internet, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Computer Teaching Assistant: Assist the Lead Instructor in teaching basic computing skills curriculum to 12 students and monitor their progress; ensure that students receive the individual attention needed to be successful; and assist with the completion of necessary administrative tasks. Topics include, but not limited to: email, Internet, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Keyboard instructor: Be a part of a team of volunteers teaching computer and job search skills to a class of 12 adult students. Students learn fundamental keyboarding skills and achieve a typing speed of 25 wpm.

Career Development Instructor: Coach students on practical career and life skills in order to find new jobs, get promotions and/or enroll in further training/education. Teach skills such as resume writing, cover letter writing, goal-setting, planning, interviewing, and online searches.


Saturday Morning Tutors (Falls Church): Assist students who need extra support, to make up an exam or a missed class, or simply to review challenging concepts.

We are having a volunteer orientation in Herndon at Herndon United Methodist Church at 701 Bennett St. Herndon, VA 20170.

Please contact Shante@computercore.org for more information

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 5 months

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