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Tech Support for Computer or Smart Phone

DURATION

1-2 hours

WHERE

Placements are determined by the Volunteer Coordinator based on your location and times availability.

WHEN

An hour a week for 6 weeks.

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

This program allows seniors to work one-on-one with a student to learn basic technology skills.

DESCRIPTION

Student volunteers give seniors an introduction to computers or smart phones.  Instruction includes basics, email, Skype, Microsoft Word, and the internet!


ITEMS NEEDED

Patience to instruct others; knowledge of basic computer and smart phone skills.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training

NEXT STEPS

If you can commit one hour a week for six weeks, please apply online.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. Determine that you are able to commit an hour a week for 6 weeks.
  2. Apply online at the link above.
  3. If you have any questions, please contact Miriam Michelson, Volunteer Coordinator, at mmichelson@ethocare.org or 617-477-6940.
  4. Be sure to let them know you found this opportunity through PGK.
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