Chilliwack Learning Society is a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting literacy for all groups and individuals in the Chilliwack community.


Description of Volunteer Opportunity: Silver Surfer Volunteer


Our Silver Surfers program is dedicated to helping seniors learn how to use technology. As a volunteer you would be teaching them how to use their laptop, tablet, or phone to do things like:

  • Watch movies/TV, listen to audiobooks, or music
  • Surf the net
  • Video chat with loved ones
  • Use Facebook to stay connected and up to date with family
  • Set-up and personalize your device
  • Set-up and use your email
  • Use the camera
  • Play digital games
  • Order groceries safely from home

This is generally done in a one-to-one setting.


Ongoing training, resources and support are provided to the tutors by the Chilliwack Learning Society.


Qualifications Needed: Must be 19+ years of age and live in the Chilliwack area and have a good understanding of how to use laptops, tables, iPhones, androids, and iPads.


Commitment Required: On-going, time requirements vary depending on the learners needs and busyness of the program- contact for more info.


Benefits to Volunteer: Annual appreciation event


Contact Info:

Corinne Vooys