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Technology Instructor for Older Adults

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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is a 127-year-old settlement house widely recognized as one of New York's premier human services providers. Founded in 1894 as a free kindergarten for immigrant children, the Neighborhood House now serves 16,000 in need each year through a wide array of effective and integrated services--social, educational. legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness.

We are seeking Technology Instructors to provide weekly, vital one-on-one technology assistance to our older adult clients. Common support issues include how to effectively use cell phone, tablet and computer functions, using email, texting and word processing efficiently and organizing & managing digital files. The time commitment is one weekday per week from either 10:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm. Volunteering is done in person at our East 70th Street Senior Center and adheres to all appropriate safety protocols including either proof of vaccination or weekly Covid-19 testing for volunteers.

This is a great opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of older adults by increasing their comfort level with and knowledge of technology, thereby giving them the skills and confidence to manage information and more fully engage with family and friends.

If this opportunity is of interest to you please contact Anthony Snowden, Volunteer Director at asnowden@lenoxhill.org or 212-218-0487.

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About Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Location:

331 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, US

Mission Statement

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York's premier human services providers, is a 127-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services--social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness--which significantly improve the lives of 15,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our clients include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and thousands more. For information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit our website at www.lenoxhill.org or connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LenoxHillNeighborhoodHouse/.

Description

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House was founded in 1894 by the Alumnae Association of Normal College (now known as Hunter College of the City University of New York) as a free kindergarten for the children of indigent immigrants. Since then, we have remained at the forefront of community advocacy and social and educational change.

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

343 East 70th StreetNew York, NY 10021

(40.76675,-73.95712)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • A weekly 2 hour time commitment is required.

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