Computer Class Assistant - Help adult learners!

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JVS, Jewish Vocational Service

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JVS 2017

Tuesdays 9am-10am
JVS is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency. Our mission is to empower individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers; and to partner with employers to hire, develop and retain productive workforces.

JVS provides a broad range of services including adult education, skills training, job readiness training, job placement and support, and access to post-secondary education. JVS assists employers in their search for well-qualified job applicants and their initiatives to upgrade the skills of their incumbent workforce.

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 many more.

Description:
Classroom assistant supporting intermediate computer users, all of whom are employees at MGH. The class is called "Increasing Your Efficiency with Computers" and employees will be coming from a wide variety of departments in the hospital with varying computer proficiency. The instructor creates and deliver the lessons and creates handouts and activities, and the aide will provide individual and small group support as needed.

Volunteer Qualifications:
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Outlook preferred, expert knowledge not necessary. Patience and understanding of adult learners who may be anxious or frustrated when using a computer. Cultural competency with employees of various backgrounds and first languages.

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About JVS, Jewish Vocational Service

Location:

75 Federal St. 3rd floor, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02110, US

Mission Statement

JVS empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces.

Description

Our Impact

For 75 years JVS has been helping people secure financial independence through educational and employment services. Each year, JVS empowers more than 21,000 individuals through more than 36 services that guide clients on a pathway to meaningful employment; some of which include educational testing, skills training, English for Speakers of Other Languages, job search training, career counseling, Adult Basic Literacy and Adult Diploma Program instruction, citizenship education and financial literacy.

For several years, JVS has been recognized as a leading agency in the workforce development field, serving individuals such as professional-level job seekers, entry-level employees, welfare recipients, individuals with disabilities, refugees, immigrants, and career changers, and partnering with employers to help fill vacancies and provide the education their employees need to ascend their career ladders.

WHEN

Tue Dec 03, 2019 - Thu Feb 20, 2020
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM  

WHERE

Massachusetts General Hospital55 Fruit St.Boston, MA 02114

(42.36316,-71.06883)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tuesdays 9am-10am

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