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WHENThroughout the year
WHOSE HELP IS REQUIREDAdult
HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE
We bridge the digital divide by helping seniors learn technology.
Cyber-Seniors is an intergenerational program that trains young people to be tech mentors for senior citizens. The ability to use online communication applications to stay connected is vital for older adults and other vulnerable people. Helping a senior learn to use transactional websites to order groceries, pharmaceuticals, food delivery, etc., will make a big difference in allowing them to remain self-sufficient from the safety of their home. In the best of times, digital literacy can be life-altering; in times like these, it can be life-saving.
Laptop, cell phones any device that gives you access to the internet.
Cyber-Seniors Mentor Training Program
Desire to help seniors, patience, knowledge of technology.
First visit our website and register as a volunteer.
We invite teenagers, young adults and individuals of any age who are tech-savvy, to volunteer to deliver tech training and support services to seniors. Register to take the online Cyber-Seniors Mentor Training program (approximately two hours) upon which a Certificate of Completion is awarded. You can then access available opportunities to help with daily webinars or one-on-one tech support.
Hours spent volunteering with Cyber-Seniors count towards volunteer service hours and are tracked by our scheduling system. Cyber-Seniors will make its best effort to accommodate students requiring a certain number of hours for community service or course completion.