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Digital Literacy Volunteer - Help Bring Your Community into the Digital Age!

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ORGANIZATION: Yolo County Library - Esparto Regional Library

  • 1 person is interested

Position Overview and Impact:
Provide classes to community members in using computers, accessing Library online services, using computer software programs, social media, and other common programs. This is a great position for people who love sharing their tech knowledge and who have or would like to develop teaching skills. Volunteers will be provided with a general outline for the computer classes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide classes on using computers and accessing digital information including information available at yolocountylibrary.org.
  • Follow the general outline provided and provide feedback to library staff.
  • Assist patrons in using other Microsoft software and specialized software.
  • Based on observation of common user needs and questions, suggest potential classes.

Qualifications:

  • Patience and organizational skills
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Bilingual a plus (Spanish, Russian, Chinese)
  • Enjoys working with others
  • Willing and able to follow directions
  • Knowledge of computers, internet, cloud-based programs, and mobile devices.

Training and Support Provided:

  • Orientation, instruction, and regular review with a staff member are provided.

Time Commitment:

  • 2 to 3 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months.
  • We can work around your schedule - times are flexible.

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Opportunity to increase skills in teaching digital literacy skills and learning library-related technology.
  • Satisfaction of providing a much-needed service to the library and the community.
  • Chances to meet new people, help others, and work in a pleasant environment.

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About Yolo County Library - Esparto Regional Library

Location:

17065 Yolo Ave., Esparto, CA 95627, US

Mission Statement

Yolo County Library provides access for all to ideas that inform, entertain and inspire. We connect people and ideas.

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Seniors
Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

17065 Yolo Ave.Esparto, CA 95627

(38.69249,-122.0163)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Computer Science

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2 to 3 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months.

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