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Volunteer as a Technology Tutor for Seniors!

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Satellite Affordable Housing Associates

Many of SAHA's seniors living in affordable housing want to learn how to use their digital devices to browse the internet, use Zoom to communicate with their friends and family. Help teach them how to operate and navigate their device (a computer, a tablet and/or a smartphone) remotely over the phone. You must have access to Google Voice for this volunteer opportunity.

Ability to speak another language (such as, Spanish and Chinese) is a plus!

Requirements: Ongoing SAHA Community Volunteers must commit to volunteer once a week(or two times a month) for a minimum of 4 months, and must complete a volunteer orientation, volunteer forms and background screening prior to beginning their placement.

About SAHA: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates is committed to providing quality, service-enriched, affordable housing in the bay area. Our Community Engagement Program aims to connect SAHA’s residents with the surrounding neighborhood through innovative, high impact, and responsive programs that forge mutually beneficial relationships. By providing consistent, volunteer-led programming, we hope to build community at each of our properties while offering accessible socialization opportunities. Visit www.sahahomes.org for more information!

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About Satellite Affordable Housing Associates

Location:

1835 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: SAHA provides quality affordable homes and services that empower people and strengthen neighborhoods. Our Values: We believe that: Every person needs a home. We commit to communities for the long term. Services in housing best support our residents and empower people to thrive. High quality design inspires people and builds community. Green building and practices lead to a healthy, sustainable society. Innovation and thoughtful risk-taking are part of how we pursue excellence. Financial health and sustainability are essential to the endurance of our mission and impact. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our work. Our workplace reflects the same values we bring to our homes.

Description

The purpose of the SAHA's Volunteer Program is to improve the quality of living and promote health and well-being for Satellite Housing's residents. Volunteers will help foster community by facilitating activities for the residents, such as exercise groups, art classes, discussion groups, providing health and wellness information, leading or participating in games, assisting with special events, etc. The residents really appreciate the effort that is put forth by the volunteers, and look forward to the weekly interactions.

Computers & Technology
Homeless & Housing
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Cantonese / Mandarin
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1/week or 2x/month weekdays between 9 and 5
  • 4 month commitment

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