Help Seniors Learn Technology Skills. Volunteers to Assist with Cell Phone and Tablet Use.

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Volunteer Action for Aging

Cellphone Connection

Empower seniors in learning to use technology so that they may stay connected to loved ones!

Help seniors learn how to use their cellphones, computer or tablets. You will teach simple functions like how to save a contact, take a photo or browse the internet. Volunteers need only basic technology skills.

Volunteers work in small groups or one-on-one with a senior to answers questions and socialize.

Participants are English, Russian and Khmer speaking. All volunteers are welcome!

Event held at a Senior Building in Long Beach. Wed. 2/5/2020 from 2:45PM-4:30PM



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About Volunteer Action for Aging

Location:

3800 Kilroy Airport Way suite 100, Long Beach, CA 90806, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Action for Aging (VAA) is a volunteer service program operating under Independence at Home, a non-profit care management organization that supports disabled adults and seniors in their efforts to remain healthy and independent in their homes and communities. Our volunteer program works to assist and develop nurturing and caring relationships with disabled adults and homebound seniors.

Description

VAA provides the following services and community service opportunities:

Homeless Hygiene Care kit Event: Volunteers of all ages including seniors, Veterans, and young adults will gather to assemble homeless care kits.

Cell Phone Instruction To assist seniors understand the basic or advanced functions of their cell phones or Smart phones we need patient teachers who can work individually with seniors at a downtown Long Beach senior apartment building.

ALL YEAR Friendly Visitor/Phone Friend Volunteer: on a weekly basis, volunteers provide either friendly visits or phone calls to matched clients. They offer emotional support, companionship and conversation to reduce loneliness and isolation.

Writing Letters for our Troops Event: clients and volunteers come together to write letters for our active military and veterans. Letters are sent to Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to the military.

Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Ev: This event has become a family tradition for many and we have volunteers who help year after year.

Check out our website for lots of news or call for a copy of our newsletter at www.independenceathome.org

WHEN

Wed Feb 05, 2020
02:45 PM - 04:30 PM  

WHERE

4th St.Long Beach, CA 90814

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Bilingual

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • one time event from 2:45PM-4:30PM

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