Help Adults Develop their Basic Computer Skills at Fairmount Library

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ORGANIZATION: LiteracyCNY

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Help adults in your community learn basic computer, smartphone, and tablet skills by becoming a digital literacy volunteer at Fairmount Community Library. Make the 1-3-6 commitment, volunteer one time per week for a 3-hour shift for 6 months or more at one of our locations. We accommodate the day, time, and program location that works best for you. Join us for our next digital literacy volunteer training and learn why we created the Digital Literacy program, who it serves, and how you can impact lives.

Our Digital Literacy program spans Onondaga, Madison, Oneida, and Herkimer Counties.

Questions about this volunteer opportunity can be directed to Lydia Torres, Ltorres@literacycny.org, (315)643-0282. Please note that while your assigned location would be Kirkland Town Library, this volunteer opportunity is through LiteracyCNY's Digital Literacy Program.

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About LiteracyCNY

Location:

100 New Street, Syracuse, NY 13202, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to improve the reading, English language, math and digital literacy skills of adults in Central New York. Our trained volunteers support participants in achieving their personal goals to fully participate in the community as citizens, parents, consumers and workers.

Description

Through the use of one-to-one tutoring, small group classes, conversation groups, drop-in or appointment-based computer help, and online learning tools and resources LiteracyCNY uses volunteers to help members of the community to increase their skills in reading, math, English language, and digital literacy so that they are able to fully engage in life as parents, workers, consumers, and citizens.

Please note: All volunteers must be at least 18 years old, fluent in English, and have completed high school or the equivalent. Tutoring opportunities are available in Onondaga County. Digital Literacy Volunteer opportunities are available in Onondaga, Madison, Oneida, and Herkimer Counties.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

406 Chapel DriveSyracuse, NY 13219

(43.04429,-76.24688)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Macintosh Platform
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • PC Platform

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-hr shifts once per week, six month commitment
  • Experience working with computers, mobile devices, and general internet navigation. Reliable transportation, ability to work with a diverse population with patience and empathy. Comfortable working independently.

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