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Greetings Austin Volunteers,

Do you love social media? Wanna help Austin Free Net with theirs? Then have we got an opportunity for you!!!

Austin Free Net is looking for a volunteer with a special love for social media to aid us in the creation and curation of content for our various pages. We need help getting the word out about our mission and goals for the coming years and you can play a big part in helping us grow our following.

If interested to learn more, you can reach us at:

access@austinfree.net
737-238-6789
austinfree.net

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About AUSTIN FREE-NET

Location:

2209 ROSEWOOD AVE, AUSTIN, TX 78702, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide technology training and computer access to the community, fostering skills that enable people to succeed in the digital age. Austin Free-Net believes that access to the internet is imperative in the 21st century and beyond and those without the digital skills to use any digital device and specifically computers are at a disadvantage. Those most affected by the digital divide are among the most underserved groups in the Austin community. Many do not have computers or broadband connections in their homes. The digital divide means they are unable to take advantage of economic and educational opportunities.

Description

Austin Free-Net is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was founded to provide individuals with access to community, technology training and resources, and the skills necessary to "succeed in the digital age." Since 1995, Austin Free-Net has been "working to bridge the digital divide" in the Austin, Texas, area, and now maintains more than 100 free computer stations at various cities throughout the city to support over 100,000 computer sessions each year.

Envisioning a world free of digital barriers, Austin Free-Net offers free adult computer training programs as well as low-cost computer training programs for government staff, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses. In 2016, the organization launched it Techno-Women program, a new community initiative that prepares and certifies low-income women for careers in technology through a 34-week program in COMPTIA Network and CompTIA A+ certifications.

Austin Free-Net is supported by its team of approximately 250 volunteers who provide service in the areas of IT support, administrative support, outreach, event management, and digital education. Austin Free-Net is a supporter of flexible work and in the past has hired for part-time employment opportunities.

Community
Computers & Technology
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Photography
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Administrative Support
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-3 hours a week, and occasionally we will need the volunteer to make an on-site visit to take photos or videos for social media.

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