We are looking for Teachers (Age 55+) and Teacher Assistants to teach basic internet skills to older adults. Classes are held throughout Broward and Palm Beach Counties VIRTUALLY until further notice. Locations include but are not limited to: Delray, Fort Lauderdale, Boynton, Deerfield, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines and Tamarac.
Requirements: Must enjoy working with older adults, have patience, ability to think on the spot and inspire to help 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 55+ years and older, 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. You will have a 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 Mon and Wed, or Tues & Thurs Contact us to learn more.
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.
Computers & Technology
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
December 17, 2020
Teaching / Instruction
Basic Computer Skills
Must be at least 55
Teachers: prep/classes 6 hrs/wk for 6wks. Assistants: 3 hours to assist students with personal attention.
Patience to work with active older adults. Organized. Utilize coursebook provided as a guide. Warm, friendly demeanor.