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About the Position
Position # 3172
OrganizationVictoria Literacy Connection (VLC)
Position Tech Tutoring - Basic - Adult Tech Literacy Program
Impact Statement By sharing your basic digital skills you can help to improve the quality of life for our learners.

Depending on the match, you could teach:
- seniors how to connect with distant loved ones & reduce their sense of isolation;
- working adults the tools they need to find better or more fulfilling employment;
- someone how to access important services or benefits online.

The computer skills you already have can make a huge difference when shared!
Description Are you a confident computer, tablet or smartphone user? Share these skills with others by tutoring 1:1 with Victoria Literacy Connection ("VLC" for short)!

In-person tutors are in-demand as we resumed face-to-face lessons in summer/22.
In-person tutors must be at least 19 years of age.

Topics may include: Basic computer, tablet or smartphone use. Online safety. Digital forms. Video chat and social media. Online banking, bill payments or shopping. And more! VLC promotes a learner-centered approach, customizing lessons to each learner.

Adult learners of all ages participate for free!
VLC strives to be an inclusive and welcoming place for all. Our diverse learners come from many backgrounds, lived experiences and ages. Our youngest learner in this program so far is 20 and our eldest is 94! The average age of learners is 70.

Volunteers must be a resident in Greater Victoria for in-person, and Canada for remote lessons.
Training Details Orientation and ongoing support provided by VLC.
Working Conditions In-person (in a public location) or remote via Zoom;
flexible schedules;
meet 1-2x/week with 1 learner for an hour each lesson.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Tutors and learners arrange their own schedule together. Generally, 1-2 sessions per week for approximately 1 hour each, plus a bit of planning time between sessions.
Age 16+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest Technology, Office Work, Teaching/Tutoring
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Communicate in Plain Language, Computer Skills, Creative Thinking, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
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Website http://www.victorialiteracyconnection.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Phone 250-385-0014
Address 830 Pembroke Street, Victoria, BC, Canada Victoria, V8T 1H9
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