MCSA MENTOR VOLUNTEER

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Utah Refugee Education and Training Center

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PURPOSE
Volunteers will support refugee students in a one-on-one capacity outside of regularly scheduled class time in order to assist with homework and curriculum retention. The MCSA course is a year long course offered at the Refugee Education and Training Center aimed at preparing students to pass the MCSA certification as well as the Security Essentials certification. The material is catered toward those who do not necessarily have a background in IT, but who are dedicated to the content and interested in working toward a career in the IT field.


SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

  • Meet with student weekly (primarily in person, but virtually/online is an option)
  • Help student with their weekly homework assignments and class projects

QUALIFICATIONS
  • IT background
  • Comfortable working with adults
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Adaptability and patience
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Passed background check (free through our office -- we provide you with what you need)

TIME FRAME
  • 1-3 hours per week, depending on the needs of the mentee (day and time will be coordinated to fit mentor and mentee's schedules)
  • Courses last twelve months; the current cohort will finish in July 2019

BENEFITS/SUPPORT PROVIDED
The volunteer will have the opportunity to learn more about refugees as well as practice skills such as tutoring, public speaking, and presentation. Volunteers will also have the chance to network with other volunteers/professionals in various tech-related fields.


SCOPE
  • The amount of material each student completes
  • Number of students who become certified
  • Number of students who go on to pursue field-related employment opportunities

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Computers & Technology Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Sat Jul 07, 2018 - Sat Jul 06, 2019

WHERE

250 W 3900 SSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City, UT 84107

(40.68764,-111.89804)
 

SKILLS

  • IT Management
  • Network Administration
  • IT Help Desk
  • IT Consulting
  • Security / Network Administration
  • IT Strategy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check

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