Volunteer Technology Helper for Older Adults

(Wasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre)

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Position ID: V-CWD0385 Last Modified: 28 Oct 2018 Last Full Update: 28 Oct 2018
Opportunity Details
ContactJudith Illidge, Town of Wasaga Beach - Volunteer Coordinator, Seniors Active Living Centre - Wasaga Beach; Phone: 705-441-2106; Email: ivolunteer@wasagabeach.com
DutiesSeeking motivated volunteers to help our older adult population with their technology questions. As part of the new Seniors Active Living Centre we are offering older adults the opportunity to seek advice on how to operate their various technologies at home including, but not limited to: cell phones, e-readers, home computers, tablets, lap tops, ipads, email, Microsoft Office and the internet.
More Info Linkwww.ivolunteerwasaga.com
BenefitsImproving the quality of life of the older adults who struggle with technology - improves your resume by adding volunteer experience- improves volunteer's quality of life by knowing you are making a difference in your community - great way to meet other computer volunteers with similar interests
ClientsOlder adults 50 plus years of age
Ages80 year(s) and under
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of InterestComputers & IT (Software Related) ; Computers & IT (User Support and Training) ; Education Support (Tutoring / Instruction) ; Social Media
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Web & IT
Commitment LengthAs needed depending on program - drop in to start.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2
Dates and TimesWednesday: Morning, Afternoon (11:30 am-12:30 pm and 12:30 pm-1:30 pm)
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance
LocationWasaga Beach
Number of PositionsCollingwood: 2 individual(s) ; Simcoe County: 2 individual(s) ; Wasaga Beach: 2 individual(s) 
6 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline30 Oct 2018
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPolice check cost covered for Volunteers.
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Start DateOn or after 01 Oct 2018
Agency Details
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Organization NameWasaga Beach Municipal Office, Wasaga Beach, Seniors Active Living Centre
Office Phone705-429-3321
Address & Map
1621 Mosley St
Wasaga Beach, ON