The District of Columbia Public Library is recruiting volunteers to serve as Volunteer Computer Instructors (VCIs) in the Library's Free Computer Class Program. The current curriculum includes MAVIS BEACON TEACHING TYPING Clinics (Self-paced Typing Tutorials and Custom Lessons), PC Basics (Introduction to Personal Computing), WORD I (MS Word 2010 Basics), WORD II (MS Word 2010 Intermediate), EXCEL I (MS Excel 2010 Basics), EXCEL II (MS Excel 2010 Intermediate), EXCEL III (MS Excel 2010 Advanced), POWERPOINT (MS PowerPoint 2010 Basics), WEB I (World Wide Web Basics), WEB II (Word Wide Web Intermediate), EMAIL Basics (Web-based Email), and HTML Basics (Basic Web Page Design). Persons interested in joining our stellar team of Volunteer Computer Instructors need to know the following:
It's Easy: We provide all teaching materials, i.e., the class scripts & the handouts
It's Fun: Our adult Library customers are appreciative and eager learners.
No Big Commitment: Teach as little as twice a month for the next six months. You may renew your commitment at that time, if you wish to continue teaching!
Set Your Own Schedule: We will schedule your classes to your convenience during the open hours of the Library.
- Internet Research
- Web Design
- Basic Computer Skills
- Microsoft Office Suite
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Four hours a month for six months minimally