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Digital Literacy

Kitchener Public Library

   About the Position

Impact Statement
To inspire and enrich for life.

The Digital Literacy Assistants support staff with technology programs for families and teens. As a volunteer, you’ll help participants navigate new concepts in science and coding (not necessarily math) using Apple computers.

We are looking for someone interested in learning and making things. Those with a background in arts and crafts, circuits, or coding are encouraged to apply.

What You'll Do
- Be patient, helpful, and encouraging with all participants
- Assist participants who have trouble navigating the computer -
- Communicate and explain concepts using plain language
- Work independently to respond to questions
- Provide one-on-one support to those who need help extra help

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 16+

COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes

Area(s) of Interest: Technology, Library/Research , Mentoring / Tutoring

Skill(s): Customer Service, Computer Skills, Problem Solving, Continuous Learning

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Staff will review materials/content before programs start so that you feel comfortable with concepts before diving in.
Working Conditions: Library space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime
Tuesday evenings or every other Saturday; minimum commitment of 3 months

   Contact Information
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Sherry Erb
519-743-0271 Ext. 222
85 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2H1

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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9 am - 4 pm
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