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Ready to start volunteering? Here are the steps to becoming a Community Tech Network volunteer!
- Watch our Introduction to Volunteering video to find out how you can help people learn basic computer skills as a Community Tech Network Volunteer.
- Complete our online application.
- Attend our Basic Volunteer Training class and learn how to be a digital literacy tutor.
- Complete Background Check
- Community Tech Network will give you a volunteer position at one of our computer centers which best fits your skills, availability, location, and interests. Please commit to at least three months of service.
- Volunteer opportunities are in the San Francisco Bay Area and Austin, TX, primarily Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., as well as a few evening and weekend opportunities.
SF Connected Computer Lab Tutor (multiple languages)
The SF Connected program serves older adults and adults with disabilities. As a computer lab tutor, you work one-on-one with learners, providing instruction that responds to learners’ needs in real-time. This can include teaching basic skills such as using a mouse and keyboard, searching the Internet for information, communicating via social media such, using email and Skype, and creating documents such as resumes.
Many computer labs serve monolingual populations. If you speak and would like to tutor in Cantonese, Spanish, or Russian, please click through the appropriate link below. Additionally we have a high need for tutors in the Tenderloin and Hunter’s Point neighborhood. If you are interested in tutoring in those specific locations, click the appropriate link below.
FACES SF Neighborhood Access Points Computer Teaching Assistant/Tutor
In this basic-to-intermediate program, you will tutor adult learners on how to use Google doc, use the internet safely, and other topics. Part of the time you will assist with an instructor in a classroom setting. Other weeks you will provide one-on-one tutoring in the computer lab.
Sign up here.
Senior Vitality Program iPad Tutor (Russian)
As a volunteer, you will work one-on-one with learners, teaching them the basics of using the iPad. You will meet with four learners per week, each for 30 minutes. This is a great opportunity to develop wonderful relationships with individuals in the program.
Sign up here.
Computer Teaching Assistant
Experienced volunteers may be able to be placed as assistants, translators, or instructors in classes of up to 12 learners in senior centers and affordable housing developments around the San Francisco Bay and Austin Areas. Curriculum is currently available in English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
Ready to start volunteering? Please complete the form below to apply! Someone will be in contact with you shortly with next steps.
If you are a current volunteer, please use this form to submit your hours.
Want to know what it’s really like to volunteer with Community Tech Network? Check out our Success Stories.
For more information about these and other volunteer opportunities contact firstname.lastname@example.org.