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Computer Volunteer Opportunities

At Central Library and Some Branches

 

Volunteer Positions

Interested in Volunteering? View current openings and complete an application.

 
Technology Training Class Instructors
Teach 2 hour classes on a variety of programs and web applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach basic programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, as well as Computer Fundamentals (including internet basics).
  • Teach how-to classes on topics like website design and Google Drive, and best-practices for using sites like eBay, Craigslist and more.
  • Create class handouts when appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Should be highly knowledgeable about the class subject and able to communicate effectively. The individual must be patient and willing to encourage students in their learning.
  • Previous teaching experience is not necessary, but instructors for basic classes must be able to teach patrons who have little or no computer experience.

Time:

  • Classes are offered in various two-hour time slots, from Monday through Thursday.

 

Technology Training Class Assistants
Assist the instructor and students during classes.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist students during Technology Training classes who raises their hand or look like they have fallen behind the rest of the class.

Qualifications:

  • Should be highly knowledgeable about the class subject and able to communicate effectively. Must be patient and willing to encourage students in their learning.

Time:

  • Classes are offered in various two-hour time slots, from Monday through Thursday.
  • Assistant must be available for the entire class as well as 15 minutes before to help with student sign-in.

 

Tech Tutors
Provide help to patrons during specific appointment times.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

  • Must be patient and willing to encourage students in their learning.

 

Find more volunteer opportunities at the Library.