Hennepin County Library is looking for Computer Tutor Volunteers at a few of our libraries to assist patrons with computer basics. This opportunity will help library patrons improve their basic computer skills and job search skills through one-to-one assistance. Locations in need:
o Tech Help Desk Volunteer: Assists with setting up and accessing a variety of features on smartphones, laptops, accessing digital library resources, and email accounts. A volunteer in this role would feel comfortable explaining those technologies to attendees. Our current program hours are Tuesdays from 3pm – 5 p.m.
o Shifts available at Webber Park on Wednesday or Friday mornings from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
About the volunteer position type:This is an advertisement for an unpaid, volunteer position. Please click here to apply for this unpaid, volunteer opportunity.In this volunteer position, you will:
· Assist patrons with logging in, typing, and using a mouse to navigate the computer.
· Help patrons navigate the internet (connecting to Wi-Fi, sign up for online accounts, login to email account, and changing passwords).
· Support patrons with job search assistance: resumes, searching the internet for jobs, and job applications.
· Proficiency in (or a willingness to learn) Microsoft Word and Excel.
Need to Have:
· The ability to communicate with a wide range of people and be able to break down technology and job-related topics in an accessible way.
Nice to Have:
· The ability to speak another language in addition to English.
Training provided by Program Coordinator, supervision by designated Hennepin County Library staff member. About the volunteer position type: This is an advertisement for an unpaid, non-benefit earning, volunteer position.
About the department:Our mission is to inspire, facilitate, and celebrate lifelong learning.Shaped by the information needs and aspirations of our residents, we envision the library as a shared space for enrichment and connection. TO APPLY: Please click here for this unpaid, volunteer opportunity.
If you have any questions, please contact: Hennepin County Library Volunteer ServicesSubject Header: Volunteer Opportunity - Computer TutorVolunteering@hennepin.us