Tech Mentors

Overview

Volunteers help Library patrons learn and practice computer skills in a one-on-one environment, including (but not limited to) the use of the Internet, software applications, coding, social media and mobile devices. Learning looks different for every patron and may take place on Library PCs, Chromebooks, or the patron’s own personal devices.

Program Goals

  • Provide access to computers and support with computer technology.
  • Enhance computer technology skills.
  • Increase awareness and use of library resources, services, and programs.

Length

Fall / Winter / Spring / Summer

1.5- to two-hour programs
Times vary depending on location

Volunteer Qualifications

  • Strong computer technology skills
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to work effectively with diverse populations

Volunteer Responsibilities

  • Attend an orientation and training session
  • Help participants learn and practice basic computer skills
  • Participate in the program for a minimum of one year

Training

An online orientation package and an on-site training.

Benefits

  • Meet new people and explore new opportunities.
  • Help individuals to develop their computer technology skills.
  • Have fun and contribute to your community.
  • Develop interpersonal, leadership, problem solving, communication, and time management skills

Help Needed

Giuffre Family Library
New Central Library

Apply Now

Contact
Jasmine Retzer
jasmine.retzer@calgarylibrary.ca
403.260.2756

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