Help a woman living with ALS retain her independence by upgrading her compatible MacOS to Catalina and enabling voice control accessibility. Prior to upgrade, need to confirm all data is stored on icloud and, if not, be able to perform a backup with Chapter provided data storage solution. To do this job you must have significant IT experience and expertise using MacOS and providing remote support to customers.
This person living with ALS is located in Western Washington, Snohomish county. All technical support must be done remotely (with assistance from an onsite caregiver) due to the risk of COVID exposure. An ideal candidate, but not required, would live local and be as needed IT support for her as need’s change due to ALS (once COVID exposure is no longer at a high-risk level.)
Must have own computer, remote software will be provided (if requested). Support provided by the Assistive Technology Program Manager at the ALSA Evergreen Chapter. Background check, interview, and references required. Volunteer will be required to maintain client confidentiality.
To discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.
The ALS Association Evergreen Chapter offers comprehensive support for persons diagnosed with ALS, their families and caregivers cope with the day to day challenges of living with ALS by providing information, resources, and referrals to many sources.
Our Chapter's goal is to offer hope and support in all areas we serve - Washington, Idaho, Montana & Alaska.
Computers & Technology
People with Disabilities
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
October 16, 2020
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
The initial backup of files and voice conversion may take 20 hours, however, we are hoping to form an ongoing partnership for tech support.