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