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Volunteer Computer Skills Instructor

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ORGANIZATION: The Ladder Alliance

  • 12 people are interested
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The Ladder Alliance is a nonprofit organization serving Tarrant County since 2002. TLA is best known for providing innovative, essential educational programs to women survivors of domestic violence, and low-income women. Our team of educators, program/ administrators, and fundraising professionals lead with passion, and have served 250+ adult learners annually. We are looking for someone with a passion for effecting change in the lives of others, a demonstrated ability to grow and diversify the agency's portfolio, and a commitment to upholding the mission and values of The Ladder Alliance.

The Computer Skills Instructor is responsible for providing relevant and innovative instruction to our students that will give them the knowledge and skills that they need to be successful in the professional world; you will also perform skills assessments or tests to track their individual progress. Since you will be instrumental to the success of these individuals, we expect applicants for this role to have significant experience in Microsoft Office Suites, Google Suites, and Business Communication.

Classes are offered day, afternoon, evenings and online. Classes are two hours a day, for 2 days a week, 8-12 weeks long. All curriculum and equipment required for the classes will be provided. Background check and classroom shadowing is required.

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About The Ladder Alliance

Location:

1100 Hemphill, Suite 302, Fort Worth, TX 76104, US

Mission Statement

To provide survivors of domestic violence and low-income women with the tools to lead self-sufficient, successful and independent lives.

Description

In 2001, Sharon Cox realized her dream of opening a non-profit that focused on teaching computer skills to women of domestic violence and low-income women. The Ladder Alliance offers women the job skills necessary to secure employment in today’s technological job market, eliminates barriers to attending class by providing snacks, bi-lingual, evening, and online classes. Students also earn vouchers that can used in our Success Store to purchase professional attire and haircut/blow-dry/styling are also available for every student! The Basic Computer Skills Training program is the first level of training offered to our participants. It is a 6-week (Mon-Thurs) or 12-week (Mon/Wed or Tue/Thurs.) course that is offered in-person during the day, afternoon, evening, and online. This program is designed to help students in obtaining computer skills necessary in an entry level position in any field of work. Professional Office Skills Training is an advanced level of training offered to our participants. This program is a 12-week (Mon-Thurs) course that is offered in-person only and covers Intro to Business and Finance through QuickBooks training, Customer Service Training and a Professional Speaker Series. Microsoft Office Specialist Training is an 8-week certification program designed to prepare students to take the internationally recognized Microsoft Office Specialist Exam. Next Level is a free educational program open to current students, alumni, and to the entire community!

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Employment
Women
Computers & Technology, Employment, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1100 Hemphill St. Suit. 302Fort WorthFort Worth, TX 76104

(32.73246,-97.33257)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Evenings - 2 hours/week for 8-12 weeks OR Days - 2 - 8 hours/week for 8 weeks.

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