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Community Outreach Coordinator & Trainer

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Older Adults Technology Services | Gaithersburg, MD
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Older Adults Technology Services


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Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), a rapidly expanding social impact organization, seeks a dynamic trainer to act as an ambassador for Senior Planet programming and delivery Senior Planet’s award-winning curriculum. Senior Planet courses and lectures engage participants with digital culture and new technologies.

This position is a unique opportunity for passionate individuals to work with OATS to empower older adults by harnessing technology to change the way we age. The Community Outreach Coordinator & Trainer will be responsible for performing community outreach to spread awareness of our programming by attending neighborhood events, fairs, senior living centers, libraries, and other communities where older adults congregate. This position will also teach the Senior Planet curriculum using books, online resources, and lecture materials specifically designed for older adults.

This part-time position requires proficiency in common software applications and devices, but even more important is a passion for connecting with older adults and the ability to effectively communicate the relevancy of technology to their lives. Successful candidates will possess a high degree of patience, creativity, dependability, and problem-solving skills, along with a sense of humor and a strong commitment to social change.

To learn more about the full range of Senior Planet programming and the OATS mission, please visit oats.org or seniorplanet.org.

Responsibilities

● Identify opportunities in the community to serve as an ambassador for Senior Planet

● Present, table, and conduct lectures for Senior Planet

● Manage communication between Senior Planet staff, organizations that serve older adults, and members of the community

● Clearly document outreach activities

● Teach technology courses and lectures using the OATS curriculum and approach

● Create a comfortable and supportive learning environment

● Collect surveys and evaluations

● Data entry in Salesforce database

● Supervising volunteers who assist classes

● Maintain professionalism at all times

● Other duties as assigned by project manager

Qualifications

● Able to travel between locations within the Montgomery County, including access to a vehicle

● Excellent speaking and writing skills

● Experience in community outreach and grassroots organizing

● Experience in a classroom or group community setting, preferably with adults including seniors

● Ability to clearly communicate technical and sensitive information

● Competence with Windows computers, iOS, popular social media sites, and other common technologies/devices

● Fluency in Spanish a plus

● Superior time-management skills

● Flexibility, patience, and a sense of humor

● Ability to work independently and as a team

We are looking for someone who is excited about our mission to use technology to change the way we age and has potential to grow with the organization.

Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), a rapidly expanding social impact organization, seeks a dynamic trainer to act as an ambassador for Senior Planet programming and delivery Senior Planet’s award-winning curriculum. Senior Planet…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule

How To Apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter, including their availability, in PDF format to the email contact provided. No phone calls please.

 

Contact:

Bre Clark

Project Manager, Montgomery County

jobs@oats.org

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter, including their availability, in PDF format to the email contact provided. No phone calls please.

 

Contact:

Bre Clark…

Location

Gaithersburg, MD
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