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Digital literacy mentor

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The digital literacy mentor program will match volunteers with IRC Denver clients with the goal of improving basic computer literacy skills and providing mentors to youth and families to help them excel. 

Position details & requirements:

  • Able to attend mandatory training/orientation Wednesday, January 31, 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
  • Commit 2-4 hours per week for 8 months (12 months recommended) 
    • first cohort will be Feb-May 2018 and each following cohort will be in 4 month increments

Training to be provided:

  • Refugee 101, PSS/Trauma, detailed program training

Deadline to apply:

  • January 19
  • To apply e-mail Ashley.Phelps [at] rescue.org with a letter of interest