Help Older Adults Connect Through Tech

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ORGANIZATION: DOROT, Inc

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As a tech volunteer, coach seniors to stay in touch with friends and loved ones, access information and learn skills. The ideal volunteer is patient, comfortable with computers, tablets or smartphones, and enthusiastic about helping older people. DOROT provides training. No special expertise is required.

Volunteers for this program are asked to commit to 2 hours per week of coaching either in person or remote for a minimum of 3 months.

DOROT is a social services organization dedicated to addressing social isolation. To learn more, sign up for a Zoom orientation at www.dorotusa.org/volunteer or contact volunteers@dorotusa.org.

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About DOROT, Inc

Location:

171 West 85th St, New York, NY 10024, US

Mission Statement

DOROT alleviates social isolation among older adults and provides services to help them live independently as valued members of the community. We serve the Jewish and wider community, bringing the generations together in a mutually beneficial partnership of elders, volunteers and professionals. Our work provides an effective model for others.

Description

see above.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Computers & Technology
Seniors
Community, Computers & Technology, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

DOROT171 West 85th StreetNew York, NY 10024

(40.78706,-73.97503)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week for 3 months.
  • Two electronic references and a background check

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