During these uncertain times, how can we help?

As the world leader in volunteerism we feel a responsibility to unite our broader community, and to use this moment to become stronger.

See below to participate in our Impact Sector survey, access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and explore our growing directory of COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Read More
 

Volunteer English, French & Spanish Language Tech Webinar Supervisors (PT)

Save to Favorites

Cyber-Seniors

  • 2 people are interested
Image_201910181123

Cyber-Seniors is an intergenerational program that trains young people to be tech mentors for senior citizens. The ability to use online communication applications to stay connected is vital for older adults and other vulnerable people. Helping a senior learn to use transactional websites to order groceries, pharmaceuticals, food delivery, etc., makes an enormous difference in allowing them to remain self-sufficient from the safety of their home.

In the best of times, digital literacy can be life-altering; in times like these, it can be life-saving.


Volunteer English, French & Spanish Language Tech Webinar Supervisors (PT)

4 - 35 hours/week - Afternoon, evening & weekend shifts available

Qualifications:

  • Must have access to a computer during scheduled hours.
  • Must speak fluent English and/or French and/or Spanish.
  • Experience teaching technology to older adults is an asset.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing webinar schedules
  • Assign one mentor as the lead and provide him/her with the lesson and instructions
  • Supervise webinars
  • Be available to schedule yourself to Lead a webinar in if no suitable mentor is available
  • Prepare a report after each webinar with notes on sound bites that should be considered for Social Media

7 More opportunities with Cyber-Seniors

About Cyber-Seniors

Location:

720 Bathurst St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2R4, CA

Mission Statement

Cyber-Seniors connects tech-savvy teens with senior citizens to help bridge the digital divide and improve quality of life. Teens teach. Seniors learn. Win-win.

Description

Cyber-Seniors started in Toronto as a high school project, and then turned into a successful documentary film which sparked our nonprofit organization. We work with students, ages 15 and up, who know their way around the Internet, email and social media, and train them to become mentors for senior citizens who want to learn how to better use computers, tablets and smart phones. The program offers students the opportunity to receive community service hours, teaching and leadership experience, internship leads, even public speaking and writing opportunities - and earn some gift cards as rewards! Truly interested students may even explore staying on in advanced leadership roles on our payroll as Teen Tech Leaders.

Community
Computers & Technology
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Website Project Management
  • Program Management
  • Adult Education
  • Video Production
  • Audio-Visual
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 4 - 35 hours/week – Afternoon, evening & weekend shifts available

Report this opportunity