83 people are interested
Florida residents age 55+ to teach computer & internet skills to seniors-Pembroke Pines area
ORGANIZATION: SoFIA (South Florida Institute on Aging)
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83 people are interested
"I look forward to every class"
These are just some of the sentiments expressed by volunteers who have taught for SoFIA Tech.
We are looking for Teachers ( Must be Age 55+) and Teacher Assistants to teach general internet skills to older adults. Classes are held throughout Broward County. Classes are both virtual and in person at re-opened senior centers and community rooms. Locations include but are not limited to: Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Sunrise, and Tamarac. Florida.
Requirements: Must enjoy working with older adults, have patience, ability to think on the spot and inspire 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 a minimum age 55 and older, reside in Florida, have teaching experience and familiar with gmail. Please share with us if you can teach: Windows/android; I-phone/I-pad; laptops, tablets, smartphones.
The Teacher will lead a computer class of 8 - 10 students online or up to 16 students in person. We provide a course 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. For 6 to 8 weeks.
Class times are weekdays, generally between 10am to 3pm. Classes are 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours 2 days/week. Contact us to learn more.
About SoFIA (South Florida Institute on Aging)
2038 N.Dixie Hwy., Suite 201, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305, US
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.
Multiple locations Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
July 24, 2023
- Adult Education
- Computer Science
- Basic Computer Skills
- Google Apps
- Internet Research
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 55
- Virtual training may be available. Prefer in-person tech classes for older adults. Approximately 4-6 hrs/wk includes prep and class time.
- Access to a PC/Laptop//iPad/iPhone/android tablet with camera and microphone helpful.