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Virtual Tech Coaching For Older Adults -- Help Seniors Get Connected!

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Search and Care, Inc.


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Published 1 month ago

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A few hours per week

Search and Care's "Silver Circles" senior computer education program provides one-on-one and group sessions to help older men and women use technology. Due to COVID-19, these sessions are currently conducted entirely remotely (over the phone or via video chat).

We seek virtual computer coaches who can help remotely with one or more of the following:

One-On-One Computer Coaching: helping older adults through one-on-one remote sessions (telephonic and/or via video chat) with learning how to use their devices - computers, tablets, smartphones, etc. - in whatever ways fit each client's needs and interests

Group Assistance: helping older adults connect to our remote groups (both telephonic and via video chat) by helping them understand how to connect to groups, being available during the time of a group to assist one or more clients to get connected, as well as guiding them if they get kicked out of a group or have technical difficulties while participating.

Kindle Fire Coaching: helping older adults learn to use Kindle Fires (on loan from our agency) to get connected via video chat (Zoom, Skype), email, internet browsing, book downloading, Alexa, and more!

Requirements:

* Must be at least 18 years old with a valid SSN (background check required)

* Interest and care in working with older adults and technology

* Availability during the hours of Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM

* Ability to set appropriate boundaries if/when necessary

* Patience, reliability, and a positive attitude!

(Bilingual English/Spanish-speaking a plus, but not required!)

Search and Care's "Silver Circles" senior computer education program provides one-on-one and group sessions to help older men and women use technology. Due to COVID-19, these sessions are currently conducted entirely remotely (over the…

Details at a glance

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How to Apply

To become a Virtual Tech Coach, please email Tegan Rein (rein@searchandcare.org) and Michelle Carr (carr@searchandcare.org), Connectivity Coordinators. In your email, please write a paragraph (e.g. 4-5 sentences) expressing why you are interested in this position.

To become a Virtual Tech Coach, please email Tegan Rein (rein@searchandcare.org) and Michelle Carr (carr@searchandcare.org), Connectivity Coordinators. In your email, please write a…

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