Tutoring Volunteer Opportunity - Boston:

The Digital literacy@work is a free program that will be offered to Boston residents starting September 2022 in selected Boston Public Library Branches. The program is funded by the Department of Innovation and Technology and office of the Mayor Michelle Wu. The program is developed from the collaborative effort of St Mark Community Education Program, Boston Public Library and Tech Goes Home to help participants overcome the challenges they encounter in day-to-day professional or personal activities from their lack of knowledge in digital literacy. The 5-week/ 7 week course will focus on teaching foundational use of digital technology, email communication, safety and best practices when using the internet for browsing/ online transactions, etc. 

 

We are looking for volunteers to help us run the digital literacy classes. 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Technology savvy 

  • Empathetic 

  • Patient

  • Sensitive to cultural, religious, and educational differences

  • Boston and neighboring community residents for in-person classes only

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior teaching/ tutoring experience 

  • Dedication to social justice 

  • Bilingual is a plus but not required

 

Time commitment   

  • 2-4 hours a week for 3 - 6 months 

 

Please apply online at https://www.stmarksesol.org/volunteer-application

 

Information sessions will be held on Monday August 1st, 6-7 pm. For more information and to sign up for a session, please contact Will at will@stmarksesol.org / Archana archana@stmarksesol.org

 

*Training and support will be provided to volunteers through St. Mark Community Education Program.