Volunteer Opportunity

Computer Coach - JASA Sue Ginsburg Senior Center

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Jewish Association Serving the Aging | The Bronx, NY
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Jewish Association Serving the Aging


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Published 2 months ago

Start Date

March 22, 2019

End Date

May 31, 2019

Times of Day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Purpose

Lead a weekly class to increase seniors’ knowledge of computers and internet applications.

Responsibilities

  • Create weekly lessons for a small group of seniors with varied computer abilities
  • Guide seniors step by step through Microsoft office, navigating the internet and composing emails
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with JASA seniors and staff
  • Additional tasks may include assistance with cell phones and iPads

Skills

  • Have a good general knowledge of computer operations including internet applications and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working with seniors is helpful, but not required
  • Patience
  • Strong communication skills

Other

  • Flexible scheduling is available with a minimum commitment of one day a week
  • Ongoing opportunity
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies

About JASA

Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

Purpose

Lead a weekly class to increase seniors’ knowledge of computers and internet applications.

Responsibilities

  • Create weekly lessons for a small group of seniors with varied computer abilities
  • Guide seniors step by step through…

Details at a glance

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How To Apply

Please contact volunteer@jasa.org to request an application. Include that you saw the opportunity posted on idealist.

Please contact volunteer@jasa.org to request an application. Include that you saw the opportunity posted on idealist.

Location

975 Waring Avenue, The Bronx, NY 10469
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