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About the Position
Position Number 80
Position Title Tech Tutor
Organization Name Stratford Public Library
Area(s) of Interest Technology, Senior Services, Teaching/Tutoring
Position Description Technology Tutors are onsite to provide one-on-one assistance to library customers with questions they may have about computers and technology. Assistance can range from using word processing software, email and social media applications, and cloud-based applications/tools such as Libby or Overdrive.

As Tech Tutors, volunteers may also assist with set-up and basic functions of a customer’s personal devices, including but not limited to, laptops,
e-readers, tablets, smart phones and digital cameras.

Tech Tutors also ensure that customers with differing technology skill levels are able to more effectively use the technology available in the library to download e-books and use all the interactive features of the library’s BiblioCommons platform.
Position Benefits - hone your coaching/teaching skills
- add to your own knowledge base around technologies
- earn high school community service hours
- pride in helping someone to embrace technology
Training Details -training is provided, with a particular emphasis on library on-line services
Position Qualifications - intermediate or advanced knowledge of:
word processing software, email applications
social media sites and cloud based applications
smart devices, particularly iPads
computer peripherals, such as those using USB ports
-experience with and aptitude for:
training others
customer service
working with a variety of age groups and diverse skill levels
- current background/vulnerable sector check required (fee reimbursed by the library)
Time Commitment Week Day Morning, Week Day Afternoon, Weekend Morning
Duration Long Term (More than 6 months)
Time Detail 2 hour shifts: morning shift from 10:30 to 12:30 and afternoon shift from 4:00 to 6:00
Min Age 14
Ideal for Individual, Youth
Location 19 St Andrew St, Stratford, ON, Canada
Geographical Area(s) Stratford
Police Check Yes
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible washroom, Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Fully Accessible Workplace
Accessibility heritage building - while accessible, some of the spaces are tight (e.g. washrooms and elevator)
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How to Contact
Website http://www.stratford.library.on.ca/volunteer
Contact Kate Schillings
Phone 5192710220 Ext. 122
Address 19 St. Andrew Street Stratford, N5A 1A2



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