Volunteer Posting 608

Digital Literacy Volunteer
Prospect Human Services
Work From Home, Alberta
Remote from home
up to 2 hours per week
closes in 31 days (Tue, 22 Feb)

As one of Alberta’s leading not-for-profits, Prospect lives by four words: Break barriers. Employ change. Anywhere people face barriers to employment, we’re there to help. You must share our passion for equity, diversity and inclusivity. (They might be buzzwords now but we were striving for them before the buzz.) You will work with people at important crossroads in their lives, helping them learn new skills in digital literacy that will help them achieve their employment, education and personal goals. You’ll be responsible for helping them define their digital literacy goals, working towards them on a weekly basis, helping them assess their progress towards their digital literacy goals to celebrate success with them.   

 

What will you do?

In this extremely rewarding volunteer role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist participants to set up digital literacy learning goals based on their area of need for employment, education or personal goals. 
  • Coordinate weekly tutoring sessions to work toward goals, identify gaps and create action plans in collaboration with other service providers in Prospect.
  • Assist in tracking and recording participant progress. 
  • In collaboration with the participant, utilize task based assessment to assist participants in evaluating their progress towards their learning goals in digital literacy.

What does it take to do this role?

  • Sound knowledge in computer skills (MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint), using the internet and social media platforms.
  • Some Post-secondary education is an asset.
  • Good oral communication, and interpersonal skills including the ability to build relationships and work with participants conducive to their comfort level.
  • Experience working with a diverse demographic an asset.

 

About Us

 

Break Barriers. Employ Change.

 

Prospect Human Services is dedicated to identifying situations where groups of individuals are facing challenges with full participation, and developing the services and supports necessary to break down those barriers. Our current portfolio provides support to both individuals and employers to fully integrate our community and our workforce.  

Prospect strongly believes in its five brand pillars and is looking for great candidates who share the same beliefs:

 

Innovative

Prospect creates change by envisioning the end game and creating the means to realize it. We believe asking “why not?” aids progress. Solutions are created when we think beyond traditional boundaries.

 

Collaborative

Prospect seeks different perspectives. All parties must be engaged, including for-profit, not-for-profit, funders and government. Only by understanding all points of view can we create inclusive workplaces.

 

Professional

In every facet of our work, our actions show a commitment to professional management and service delivery. Prospect is accountable, ethical and honest.

 

Enthusiastic

Prospect approaches every opportunity with enthusiasm. We drive change with energy, optimism and commitment. Anyone who walks through our doors can feel the positive energy.

 

Inclusive

Prospect is driven to achieve equal access for all to opportunities and resources. We strive to create a fair, healthy and high-performing environment where everyone is respected, encouraged and motivated, and their contributions help Prospect attain its goals.

 

Further Notes: 

  • The successful candidate must pass a background criminal check and working with vulnerable populations
  • Those with a combination of post-secondary education along with professional experience will be considered

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