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Train Seniors How to Use an Apple iPad Computer

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ORGANIZATION: WTA - Maryland

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The District of Columbia launched an exciting new program to reduce the isolation of seniors and to improve their ability to social distance through technology. The solution involves providing low income DC Seniors with a free Apple iPad tablet computer, Internet access, training and support. WildTech is the implementing non-profit organization, and we are actively looking for volunteers to train seniors over-the-phone to use their new iPad.

Essential skills include basic knowledge of the Apple iPad, good verbal skills, patience to work with senior citizens who often have never used a computer before -- and most important -- a desire to help seniors often experiencing tremendous isolation and need.

This is a work from home opportunity. Most trainings take 30 minutes to one hour to complete. Topics include getting their Apple ID, registering a new email address and using email, and how to join a Zoom me

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About WTA - Maryland

Location:

YMCA / Carroll Ave, 8733 Carroll Ave, Unit #4, Silver Spring, MD 20903, US

Mission Statement

Pioneering Character and Technology Education Through Service Learning

Description

Provide low income community members with technology training, then apply it in service to the community where activities generate revenue to sustain while providing work-based learning experiences in a member-run technology enterprise.

CAUSE AREAS

Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Seniors
Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • flexible
  • Patience and a strong desire to help isolated seniors in need.

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