Tech Tutor Information page

 

VOLUNTEERS WANTED:

techTUTORS 

The library is currently seeking volunteers to help train and assist others with their technology, software and device questions.

Description:  We are looking for people-oriented and friendly volunteers.  Volunteers should have a passion for technology and possess basic computer skills. We need volunteers who would like to work as part of a team and be interested in learning additional skills.   

 Volunteers can help in a variety of ways including

  • assisting patrons in hands-on computer classes: help patrons follow the instructor’s directions and guide them as they use a computer
  • participating in device or downloading classes: help patrons with tablets or iPads under the guidance of a library staff member
  • participating in one-to-one tutoring with patrons who have completed a library computer class
  • helping with computer class tasks: make phone calls or copy class handouts

Time commitment: Approximately 2-3 hours each month assisting in a computer class.

Volunteers who have more time, interest or expertise are welcome to give additional time as needed to help with one-on-one tutoring.

Experience as an instructor or tutor is ideal, but not required.

Please note:  Applicant must be at least 16 years of age. Younger teens can find volunteer opportunities through IPPL’s Kids & Teens department.

We welcome your interest in becoming a Tech Tutor. To apply please complete a

Tech Tutor volunteer application (available online or at the lobby Checkout Desk). 

For more information contact Patti Naisbitt, IPPL’s Technology Instructor, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (630) 887-8760 ext. 255.