Volunteer as a technology tutor for low-income seniors at Helios Corner!


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When

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

Where

Helios Corner1531Berkeley, CA 94703
In December 2012, Satellite Housing and Affordable Housing Associates merged to create SAHA, an organization dedicated to providing quality, service-enriched affordable housing to East Bay residents.

About

Do you want to help low-income seniors overcome technological barriers? Volunteer to tutor technology for seniors living at Helios Corner in Berkeley! We are looking for a Mandarin-speaking volunteer to assist for 1-2 hours weekly on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday between 9am and 1pm. Many of SAHA’s seniors living in affordable housing want to learn how to use their technology and have very little knowledge of how to operate and navigate a computer, a tablet and/or a smart phone. They have a strong desire and need to learn. Help these seniors operate their technology so that they can communicate with family and friends!

You would be teaching them the basics of how to know if they are signed into WiFi, how to send text messages, how to create an email account and how to send emails. They also want to know how to surf the Web and use apps on their tablets. If you're looking to make a difference in your community, this is a wonderful opportunity to gain teaching experience with students who are eager to learn.

Respond Here: https://sahahomes.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=336376

Requirements: Ongoing SAHA Community Volunteers must commit to volunteer once a week 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!

Skills

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

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2hr 1/week or 2x/month Tu or Th morn or Fri 9-5
  • orientation, volunteer forms, background screening

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