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Interfaith Community Services

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Join our team!
Join our team and create a stronger community for all who live in San Diego County!

One of the largest contributing factors to homelessness is unemployment or underemployment. Now, as we recover as a community from COVID-19, you can support those looking to improve their lives by assisting them with their search for employment. Also, help people to improve their computer skills be teaching them Microsoft Office Suite and Google Doc applications. By providing one-on-one computer tutoring, help with résumés, online applications and basic computer programs, you will provide community members in need with invaluable tools necessary to reach self-sufficiency.

Time Commitment and Current Openings:

  • This is an ongoing (6+ months), weekly commitment or internship opportunity
  • One shift per week or multiple shifts per week
  • Mondays or Thursdays: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Key Responsibilities:

Assist clients with the following as-needed:

  • Creating, formatting, and saving MS Word, Excel, and/or Google Docs
  • Navigating the internet
  • Résumé and cover letter guidance
  • Completing employment applications; job search/employment research
  • Creating/accessing an email account
  • Creating a profile in LinkedIn and utilizing it as an employment resource
  • Applying for and/or researching school and training opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of computer systems, computer applications and databases (e.g., MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience using the internet as a resource and tool to learning and success
  • Enthusiasm and experience teaching basic computer skills and software
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse population

Benefits:

  • Engage with and impact your community in a hopeful way, making a difference every day.
  • See the positive results of your contribution of time and talents.
  • Experience working in a professional business office environment.
  • Interact with a diverse population of community members.
  • Résumé building experience and networking opportunities.

2 Shifts

  • 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Weekdays -- One volunteer needed at each site.
  • 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
    Weekdays -- One volunteer needed at each site.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Interfaith Community Services

Location:

550 West Washington Ave., Escondido, CA 92025, US

Mission Statement

Interfaith Community Services empowers people in need to stabilize and improve their lives through comprehensive programs, in partnership with diverse faith communities and people of compassion.

Description

Interfaith is the largest social services agency in North San Diego County from the coastal City of Oceanside to the inland communities south and east of our Escondido headquarters. We empower people in need to stabilize and improve their lives through our comprehensive programs. We are able to support our community thanks to the dedication of hundreds of diverse faith communities, thousands of volunteers, and over 200 dedicated staff.

Community
Computers & Technology
Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

Multiple locations Escondido, CA 92025

(33.09029,-117.04999)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • People Skills
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Shifts are weekdays, 3 to 4 hours per week (morning or afternoon). You can volunteer for multiple shifts per week.
  • Must be an enthusiastic, patient teacher/trainer and able to effectively explain basic computer skills.

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