Have time, will volunteer

photo of computers with text stating Computer Lab Volunteer wanted.

By Staff Blogger LaDonna Seely
Whether you are good at computers or cars or being a mentor, Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota has numerous volunteer opportunities for you, no matter what your time or talent! Check out all the ways you can help people in your community find their footing on the path to the power and dignity of WORK!

This month we are looking for someone with computer skills and a lot of patience! Gain valuable tutoring experience while assisting adult participants in our computer lab. Work with the computer lab teacher to facilitate the mastery of basic computer terminology, and assist our adult learns in basic functions, such as logging on and off of computers. Provide participants with personalized support while they learn how to use web browsers, create documents in Microsoft Word and gain keyboarding skills.

Skills needed: General computer knowledge and familiarity with basic computer functions such as web browsing, Microsoft Word, typing, etc. Interest in teaching or tutoring. High level of patience and ability to work with people who have very diverse needs including but not limited to low computer literacy, limited English language, and reading and learning disabilities.

Where: 553 Fairview Ave. N., St. Paul 55104 When: Thursdays and/or Fridays 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Call our Volunteer Coordinator at 651-379-5824 for more info or fill out a volunteer application.