International Rescue Committee (IRC Denver)

Digital Literacy Mentor

8 month minimum

Project Term: n/a
Est. Hours: 2-4 hours/week
Locations: Aurora
Jefferson County

Volunteers will serve as a mentor to refugee clients and help to connect individuals with existing digital resources to help improve basic computer literacy.

Off-site in the Denver Metro area (exact location disclosed to volunteer)

Time Commitment:
This position requires a minimum commitment of eight months (12 months recommended) for 2-4 hours per week.

Skills & Qualifications:
Able to attend mandatory training/orientation Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at IRC Denver office
Familiar with computer basics (including, but not limited to, social media, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.)
An additional interview with the IRC program team will be required
Willing to work with families on public transportation to/from library location(s)
Respond to weekly surveys providing program feedback
Meet for 1-2 hours per month with IRC team for additional training and check-ins
Comfortable incorporating career guidance
Comfortable providing any necessary homework help
Working with elderly, youth, or families (volunteer can note a preference when applying)
Meeting time with clients is flexible based on volunteer and client’s schedule

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit humanitarian organization that works in the U.S. and around the world to help people whose lives and livelihoods have been shattered by conflict and disaster as they survive, recover and regain control of their future. We are one of the nine national resettlement agencies that partner with the U.S. Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) to provide services to refugees approved for resettlement through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.