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Tech/IT Support For Youth Program

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The Performance Project

Chomebooks can be dropped off to volunteers or picked up in Holyoke or Northampton.

The Performance Project is providing Chromebooks to eight youth members (ages 9-11) in Ubuntu and possibly also in First Generation (ages 15 and up) so that they can continue to participate in our arts programs virtually, meet with their mentors and continue to receive academic support on Zoom.

We’re looking for a volunteer who can help us with the 1st steps of this process, which involve:

  • Setting up each Chromebook with the maximum child-safety filters.
  • Setting up Gmail accounts for each youth.
  • Downloading Zoom.

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About The Performance Project

Location:

300 Appleton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, US

Mission Statement

MISSION The Performance Project is an arts community of many ages and ancestries that engages young people in artistic training, inter-generational mentoring, leadership development, and community building through the arts.

Description

THE PERFORMANCE PROJECT
The Performance Project began in 2000 as a theater and movement workshop at the Hampshire Jail and House of Corrections in Northampton, MA. We collaborated incarcerated men to create performances based on their personal life experiences to encourage self-reflection and healing.

Our work with youth began in 2008 with First Generation youth program.

FIRST GENERATION
First Generation engages youth in artistic training, inter-generational mentoring, leadership development, social justice and community building through the arts. First Gen members may be the first in their family to grow up in the US, to speak English, to graduate high school, go to college, be openly LGBT+, be an activist, break a silence, among many other firsts....

First Gen youth participants create original multi-lingual physical theater. Our plays have been performed in schools, colleges, theaters, summits and conferences in Western Massachusetts, and at two international theater festivals.

VISUAL ARTS

Visual Art Residencies bring our artistic and community building process to youth who are incarcerated and in treatment.

Children & Youth
Community
Computers & Technology

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

38 Fort Hill Terrace (for pick up of devices)Northampton, MA 01060

(42.31386,-72.63468)
 

SKILLS

  • IT Management
  • IT Help Desk
  • IT Consulting

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Perhaps 10 hrs total is enough to accomplish the first steps. There's a possibility of continuing to work with us to support the youth with IT.

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