Armed with a ready-made curriculum, you, along with other talented volunteers will teach elderly citizens basic smartphone and computer features so they can better connect with friends and family. This 90-minute class takes place both online and in-person as indicated in the activity details. For in-person classes, all volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated and wear a mask for the entire duration of the class. The in-person classes are also in the Greater Seattle Area typically on the Eastside.
This program has taught over 1500 seniors and counting. We typically have 30-50 seniors attend each tech class.
To access our robust curriculum click on the following link: TEENSWHOCARE LESSON PLAN.pptx. Note: For each individual tech class we make a specific PowerPoint that includes each breakout room as well as the Icebreaker activity. To view a specific classes curriculum click on the following link: Tech Class August 1.pptx
To view pictures of our previous tech classes both online and offline click on the following link: All Tech Class pics compilation.pptx
To participate in this tech class you must watch a 10-15 minute orientation. Upon approval of your application, you will be contacted with a video orientation.
Timber Ridge: Timber Ridge at Talus, Timber Ridge Way Northwest, Issaquah, WA
Bellettini: The Bellettini, 108th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA
Newcastle Library: Newcastle Library, Newcastle Way, Newcastle, WA
Additional Leadership opportunities:
What this entails: Students who are tech class leaders will provide an introduction of the class to the volunteers, greet the seniors, kick off the meeting, assign breakout rooms, interview new volunteers during orientation sessions, increase outreach, and manage breakout rooms. Student leaders will be the project leaders of the tech class for older adults.
Eligibility: Students who wish to be project leaders must currently be high school students. They also must teach a minimum of 7 tech classes before they are eligible. If you are interested in becoming a project leader and meet the eligibility requirements please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be sent a leadership application to fill out. You will also be required to attend a leadership training session.
|Activity Details||Activity Time||Available Slots|
|Tech Class - Timber Ridge (In-person, Issaquah)||16 December 2023 10:30am - 11:30am||2||REGISTER|
|Tech Class - Timber Ridge (In-person, Issaquah)||20 January 2024 10:30 am - 11:30am||10||REGISTER|
|Tech Class - In person Newcastle Library||27 January 2024 11:15am - 12:15pm||9||REGISTER|
|Tech Class - Timber Ridge (In-person, Issaquah)||17 February 2024 10:30 am - 11:30am||10||REGISTER|
|Tech Class - In person Newcastle Library||24 February 2024 11:15am - 12:15pm||10||REGISTER|
|Tech Class - Timber Ridge (In-person, Issaquah)||16 March 2024 10:30 am - 11:30am||10||REGISTER|
|Tech Class - In person Newcastle Library||30 March 2024 11:15am - 12:15pm||10||REGISTER|
|Tech Class - In person Newcastle Library||27 April 2024 11:15am - 12:15pm||10||REGISTER|
|Tech Class - In person Newcastle Library||25 May 2024 11:15am - 12:15pm||10||REGISTER|