Transforming lives through digital literacy.

Get Started

Ready to start volunteering? Here are the steps to becoming a Community Technology Network volunteer!

  • Fill out our Volunteer Interest Form.
  • Complete a phone interview with our Digital Literacy Program Manager. We will answer your questions and discuss your availability and interests.
  • Attend our Basic Volunteer Training class and learn how to be a digital literacy tutor.
  • Community Technology Network will give you a volunteer position at one of our computer centers which best fits your skills, availability, location, and interests. Please commit to at least three months of service.
  • Volunteer opportunities are in the San Francisco Bay Area, primarily Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., as well as a few evening and weekend opportunities.

Available Positions

Computer Tutor

Work one-to-one with learners, teaching basic skills such as using a mouse and keyboard, searching the Internet for information, communicating via social media, using e-mail and Skype, and creating documents such as resumes.

Computer Teaching Assistant

Experienced volunteers who work with instructors as assistants and translators in classes of up to 12 learners in senior centers and affordable housing developments around the San Francisco Bay Area. Curriculum is currently available in English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Vietnamese.

Application

Interested in becoming a CTN Volunteer and joining our Digital Literacy Corps?

Please fill out the application below and click SUBMIT.

Select multiple option by pressing Ctrl key (Windows) or the Command key (Mac) on your keyboard.

When are you available to volunteer?
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*All current tutoring opportunities are weekdays 9-5

What languages do you speak?
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Which volunteer tasks are of interest to you?
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Are you applying for a specific volunteer opportunity?
(If so, please write which one here.)

What technology topics would you be comfortable teaching?
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What type of previous experience do you have?
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Why do you want to volunteer for CTN?

Is there anything else you would like us to know?

Where did you hear about CTN?

Check the box to indicate that you are over 16
*At this time, CTN requires all volunteers to be 16 or older

 

 

Submit Hours

If you are a current volunteer, please use this form to submit your hours.

Want to know what it’s really like to volunteer with Community Technology Network? Check out our Success Stories.

For more information about these and other volunteer opportunities at Community Technology Network, contact volunteer@ctnbayarea.org.