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


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When

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

Where

17065 Yolo Ave.Esparto, CA 95627

About

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:

  • 3 to 4 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.

Skills

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

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 to 4 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months.

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