Computer tutor to help adult students during class


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When

Mon Jan 08, 2018 03:00 PM - Thu May 24, 2018 04:00 PM

Where

The Boston Home2049 Dorchester AveDorchester Center, MA 02124

About

Volunteer as a classroom assistant in a computer class at The Boston Home in Dorchester, a residential facility serving those with advanced Multiple Sclerosis. The computer classes will be for the Certified Nursing Assistants and Dietary Aides who care for them. A volunteer will help students follow along with the material and help students individually as they work on assignments given by the teacher.

Classes are Monday through Thursday 3:00-4:00.
Volunteers can choose one or more days per week (Thursday is the biggest need).
Free parking is available on site.

Volunteer Qualifications:

Patience and understanding of adult learners who are new to using a computer. Basic knowledge of computers helpful, expert knowledge not necessary.

Interest in the immigrant community in our workplaces.

Sensitivity to cultural and linguistic differences.

Program/Department Overview:

JVS works with employers to develop and customize training and education services for their employees at their location. Based on the employers’ business and workforce development goals, JVS will provide: English language classes (for non-native speakers), adult basic education, pre-college classes, customer service training, effective communication classes, supervisory training, computer classes, and medical terminology classes. Employer partners include CVS, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Legal Sea Foods, Hebrew Senior Life, Partners Healthcare, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Mass General Hospital, and so many more.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Adult Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hours per week, 3 month commitment

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