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Volunteers are needed for programs at the Special Technology Access Resource Center

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Seattle Housing Authority

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Assist Star Center Coordinator in providing training in the use of the adaptive equipment systems (Kurzweil reading machines, Braille embossers, cassette player, Closed Circuit Televisions, Kurzweil 1000 scanner), and in the use of the adaptive computer programs (JAWs screen reading output system, MAgic/Zoomtext, text enlargement programs, Duxbury Braille program, in the Star Center equipment area. Maintain, monitor and troubleshoot computer, equipment, and software issues for the effective operations of the adaptive systems.


Duties

Regularly monitor and perform preventative maintenance for Star Center computers and equipment. Replace printer supplies; check hard drive for full cache and unauthorized files. Alert Star Center Coordinator to potential and developing problems with equipment and software.


Assist Star Center coordinator in the development and maintenance of Star Center equipment overview manual for Star Center Staff

Assist Star Center coordinator in the development of a Rules of Conduct systems use manual

Provide ongoing training for Star Center Staff & volunteers as needed.

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About Seattle Housing Authority

Location:

190 Queen Anne Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance the Seattle community by creating and sustaining decent, safe and affordable living environments that foster stability and increase self-sufficiency for people with low incomes.

Description

Seattle Housing provides affordable housing to more than 24,000 low-income people in Seattle. Many of our residents are elderly or disabled; approximately 8,600 are children.

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2600 South Walker StreetSeattle, WA 98144

(47.58397,-122.29882)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • The program is ongoing and we are looking for volunteers able to volunteer a couple hours a week.
  • Interest in working with disabled individuals and special needs populations (blind, deaf, deaf-blind, physically disabled and learning disabled patrons. Comfortable working with special computer systems and software programs

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