Computer Lab Teacher- Veteran's Residence

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Computer Lab Teacher- Veteran’s Residence

  • Position Description: A Computer Lab teacher presents structured classes in basic computer functions for the veterans living in our veterans building. A teacher may develop lesson plans or work with a staff member to prepare of class outlines. Use of volunteer teachers will increase the number of classes that can offered in the Computer Lab.
  • Qualifications: A Computer Lab classroom teacher must be very knowledgeable about the application to be taught and be able to communicate well with groups of veterans (some with limited computer knowledge). A teacher will need to be patient and able to encourage students in their learning. Teachers will need to be available at times that students are able to attend classes. Some of the veterans may have a disability.
  • Length of Commitment: Will be negotiated. In general, Computer Lab volunteers are asked to commit to a three-month involvement with the center.
  • Time Involvement: Teachers will generally need to attend a scheduled two-hour orientation before starting. Time for planning and delivery of a class will be dependent on whether the class has been developed and given previously and how many sessions are needed to cover the material.
  • Requirements: A criminal background check is required. Must be 18 years are older.

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About The Salvation Army

Location:

1130 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

The Midland Division of The Salvation Army is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. The division encompasses the state of Missouri, with the exception of Kansas City and six surrounding counties, and Southern Illinois.

The Army has a strong presence across the Division, with 29 Corps Community Centers; five social service institutions (with 615 beds) in St. Louis; 12 shelters (with 252 beds) outside of St. Louis; and 148 service units (local volunteer units) that are strategically located across the two states.

The Salvation Army's services literally touch people from the cradle to the grave. For example, in St. Louis, after-school programs and day camps serve dozens of children each day, while Booth Manor provides 73 residential units for low-income senior citizens

The Salvation Army spent more than $36 million on service in the Midland Division last year. It is a cost-efficient organization.In St. Louis, for example, 86 cents of every dollar donated goes directly to local programs and services

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2933 Locus AveSt. Louis, MO 63103

(38.63586,-90.22128)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Ongoing- the volunteer will get to help create the schedule for the veterans.

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