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Spanish-speaking Computer Class Assistant - Assist Spanish speakers with learning computer basics

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ORGANIZATION: JVS, Jewish Vocational Service

JVS 2017

Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10am-11:30am. We respectfully ask volunteers to volunteer one shift a week (once class).

: Horizons for Homeless Children - 1785 Columbus Ave, Roxbury, MA 02119. Street parking is usually available. 5-minute walk from Jackson Square Orange line.

JVS is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency. Our mission is to empower individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers; and to partner with employers to hire, develop and retain productive workforces.

JVS provides a broad range of services including adult education, skills training, job readiness training, job placement and support, and access to post-secondary education. JVS assists employers in their search for well-qualified job applicants and their initiatives to upgrade the skills of their incumbent workforce.

Program/Department Overview:

JVS works with employers to develop and customize training and education services for their employees at their location. Based on the employers’ business and workforce development goals, JVS will provide: English language classes (for non-native speakers), adult basic education, pre-college classes, customer service training, effective communication classes, supervisory training, computer classes, and medical terminology classes. Employer partners include CVS, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Legal Sea Foods, Hebrew Senior Life, Partners Healthcare, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Mass General Hospital, and many more.

Assist the computer instructor by interpreting class in Spanish. Additionally, work with adult students who need extra support with computer skills and assignments during class. The location is Horizons for Homeless Children, a shelter serving homeless families. These basic computer classes are offered to parents in the shelter to gain skills needed for employment. Classes will cover basic computer and internet navigation skills to understand job search, filling out forms, etc.


  • Advanced Spanish-speaking
  • Sensitivity to cultural and linguistic differences
  • General basic, computer knowledge

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About JVS, Jewish Vocational Service


75 Federal St. 3rd floor, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02110, US

Mission Statement

JVS empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces.


Our Impact

For 75 years JVS has been helping people secure financial independence through educational and employment services. Each year, JVS empowers more than 21,000 individuals through more than 36 services that guide clients on a pathway to meaningful employment; some of which include educational testing, skills training, English for Speakers of Other Languages, job search training, career counseling, Adult Basic Literacy and Adult Diploma Program instruction, citizenship education and financial literacy.

For several years, JVS has been recognized as a leading agency in the workforce development field, serving individuals such as professional-level job seekers, entry-level employees, welfare recipients, individuals with disabilities, refugees, immigrants, and career changers, and partnering with employers to help fill vacancies and provide the education their employees need to ascend their career ladders.


Computers & Technology
Homeless & Housing
Computers & Technology, Employment, Homeless & Housing


Tue Apr 04, 2023 - Thu May 11, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


1785 Columbus AvenueBoston, MA 02119



  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Interpreter
  • Spanish
  • People Skills




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 10am-11:30am from April 4th through May 11th.
  • Must be Fully COVID vaccinated

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