Help Adults Develop Their Basic Computer Skills at Jervis Public Library

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ORGANIZATION: LiteracyCNY

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Help adults in your community learn basic computer, smartphone, and tablet skills by volunteering with LiteracyCNY! We are looking to get a Digital Literacy Volunteer started at Jervis Public Library in Rome, NY.

Make the 1-3-6 commitment, volunteer one time per week for a 3-hour shift for 6 months or more. We'll schedule your volunteer shift at Jervis Library based on your availability.

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. Sign up here: https://literacycny.org/become-a-digital-literacy-volunteer/

Our Digital Literacy program spans Onondaga, Madison, Oneida, and Herkimer Counties. You can learn more about our program here: https://literacycny.org/digital-literacy-program-overview/

Please note that while your assigned location would be Jervis Public Library, this volunteer opportunity is through LiteracyCNY's Digital Literacy Program.

Questions about this volunteer opportunity can be directed to LiteracyCNY Digital Literacy Coordinator Lydia Torres, Ltorres@literacycny.org, (315)643-0282.

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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

613 North Washington StreetRome, NY 13440

(43.21868,-75.45411)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Internet Research
  • Macintosh Platform
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • PC Platform

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-hr shift 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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