Teachers needed to Teach Internet and Email Skills to Seniors

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SoFIA (South Florida Institute on Aging)

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Looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity teaching seniors to use computer?

We are looking for Teachers and Teacher Assistants to teach basic internet skills to senior adults. Class are held in Hallendale, Deerfield Beach, Boca Raton, Tamarac, Pembroke Pines, Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood.

Requirements: Must enjoy working with older adults, have patience, ability to think on the spot and inspire to help others to improve their social and economic security. Have skills to teach basic word processing, online searches, sending and receiving emails, navigating online portals, online safety practices, using google maps and YouTube. Preferred Requirements: Volunteers who are 55+ years and older, have teaching experience and familiar with gmail. You do not need to have strong computer skills. Basic knowledge around Windows 10 is all you need to teach the class!

The Teacher will lead a computer class of 8 - 10 students. You will have a book and online demonstration for teaching tools. Each class is a mix of brief lecture, discussion, hands-on practice, further discussion and review. Teacher time commitment is 6 total hours per week (3.5 hours class time, up to 2 hours planning time). Assistant time commitment is 3.5 total hours of class time.

Class times are Tues & Thurs 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM Contact us to learn more. 054 484 7117 Ext 107

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About SoFIA (South Florida Institute on Aging)


2038 N.Dixie Hwy., Suite 201, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305, US

Mission Statement

SoFIA’s mission is to improve economic and social insights and services to empower people as they age. Our vision is a world where everyone thrives as they age. We are a think and act tank that empowers people as they age.


We deliver innovative services tailored to meet care giving and respite, civic engagement and economic security needs. With our events, workshops and other convenings, we show that there is value to aging.


Wed Oct 09, 2019 - Fri Jan 31, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM  


2038 N. Dixie HwyFort Lauderdale, FL 33305



  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Computer Science


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 55
  • 7 hours per week including class prep time for Teachers. 3.5 hours per week including class prep time for assistant teachers

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