Computer Coach

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Put Your Computer Skills to Good Use

By volunteering at your local library or the Central Library as a Computer Coach, you'll help library users improve their technical knowledge.

Responsibilities
  • Assist Technology Resource Specialist (TRS) in guiding library patrons with ABC log-on and PC reservation procedures and other functions.
  • Assist with requests for print jobs.
  • Assist TRS by providing basic help instructions to patrons, using Windows-based software, including the Web.
  • Assist TRS by troubleshooting technology problems, when possible.
  • Check equipment at the end of the shift to ensure that all computers are working.
  • Assist patrons in using the BPL Catalog, as well as My Account, Live and other online Library resources.
Required Skills
  • Computer skills (particularly word processing and Internet searching).
  • A friendly and approachable manner.
  • Ability to work with all age groups and ability levels.
  • Knowledge of languages other than English, a plus.
Program Notes
  • Volunteers are asked to make a minimum commitment of two to three hours per week, for a period of at least three months.
How to Apply

Complete an Online Application

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