Computer Coach

Time Commitment

2-3 hours, weekly


To assist patrons one-on-one with a variety of computer-related tasks. Such as searching on the the Internet, setting up email accounts, and applying for jobs online.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Chance to meet new people
  • To work in pleasant surroundings
  • To develop new skills
  • Give something back to the community
  • Share your talents
  • Feel needed and valued
  • Enhance your resume
  • Satisfaction from accomplishment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach patrons how to navigate the Internet
  • Assist patrons in learning word processing
  • Assist patrons in setting up an email account
  • Assist patrons in applying for jobs online

Skills/Abilities/Qualifications Required

  • Convey a positive, friendly attitude
  • Ability to work congenially with staff, patrons, and other volunteers
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, policies and procedures
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Maintain confidentiality in dealing with patron information
  • Experience or skill working with computers and explaining how to perform computer functions
  • Adeptness at using a variety of search engines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Open Office for word processing