Working in Neighborhoods

Working in Neighborhoods


Title: Computer Lab Assistant Volunteer

Location: 1814 Dreman Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45223

Schedule: 2 Hours/Week

IT Topic: Computer Assistance



Assist unemployed or underemployed residents with limited computer skills to seek employment, job training and resources to help overcome employment barriers. Assist South Cumminsville residents with limited computer skills during weekly help sessions in WIN’s community computer lab. The Computer Lab Assistant will be onsite in WIN’s community computer lab for two hours each week to assist job-seeking residents with limited computer skills gain new skills to build a resume, write a cover letter, conduct an online job search, and complete online applications.

Volunteer Responsibilities include:

  • Safe start up, log-in and shut down of computers in WIN’s computer lab
  • Providing technical assistance to job seekers, especially those with limited computer skills
  • Helping jobseekers with proof-reading and editing resume and cover letters, if needed
  • Sharing information about job search tools and websites


Volunteer Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of how to use email, online search engines, Microsoft Office, and other basic computer skills (e.g. setting up “professional” email accounts, creating email attachments, uploading documents, creating Word documents and PDFs, saving documents to flash drives, etc.)
  • Willingness to assist job-seekers to gain new skills that aid in their employment search in a patient, respectful and judgement-free manner
  • Maintain privacy and dignity of the people receiving assistance
  • Effectively communicate information about available job-search resources and information related to addressing employment barriers
  • Comfortable working in low-income neighborhoods with diverse populations
  • Able to pass a drug screen and background check



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By | 2018-02-01T08:56:20+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Giving Back|Comments Off on Working in Neighborhoods

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