Digital Literacy Volunteer

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Help people in need reach their education goals!

human-I-T is a collective group of smart humans that turns e-waste into opportunities for others. We fix donated technology and distribute it to those in need; we connect households with low-cost Internet service; and we provide free digital-literacy training.

As a socially responsible company leading the charge to close the digital divide, we are seeking Digital Literacy Volunteers to accelerate and expand our mission. As a Digital Literacy Volunteer, you would report to the Digital Literacy Coordinator.

Position responsibilities:

Once a week for four weeks, digital literacy tutors are on-hand in a computer lab to help adults reach their learning goals. As learners study online in a self-paced training program, you inspire and encourage them, and address their questions and difficulties. You co-create a learning environment that is welcoming, encouraging, and low-stress. You get to know learners’ goals and learning needs. You help them to practice good study habits, and to discover that learning about computers and the Internet is worthwhile and rewarding!

Specifications (schooling/experience level):

Minimum education: High school diploma or equivalent. Credentials in computers or teaching are valued, but not required.

Skills:

Tutors should be patient and caring people who are good listeners. You do not need to be a computer expert, but you will need to be able to perform common tasks on a Windows PC. Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferred but not required.

Context (what is the setting of this position):

Digital literacy tutor sessions are held in community computer labs in different parts of Greater Los Angeles.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

130 Pine AveSTE 200Long Beach, CA 90802

(33.76869,-118.19203)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week for four weeks
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds. Bi-lingual in Spanish is preferable but not required.

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