Volunteer

Did you know there are approximately 60 million Americans that don’t know how to use a computer or get online?

We are deploying digital basics programs that empower people to accomplish their personal goals through digital literacy. We are looking for people of all skill levels and backgrounds who want to make a difference in their community by becoming digital literacy TA’s.

Here are our upcoming volunteer opportunities:

 (Updated 10/11/18)
  • E2D Digital Literacy Academy:  Grier Heights Community Center
    • Date: Thursdays, November 1st – November 15th, 2018
    • Time: 5:30-7:30 PM (TA’s arrive at 5:00pm)
    • Location: GH Community Center. 3100 Leroy St., Charlotte, NC 28205
    • Contact: Andrew Au, aua@queens.edu
    • Info: E2D, Eliminate the Digital Divide with the support of a United Way – United Neighborhoods Impact Grant will be presenting a three session digital literacy academy at the Grier Heights (GH) Community Center for Charlotte-Mecklenburg High School students and family members who reside in the GH neighborhood. Session content will include exposure to digital resources in the areas of Computer Basics/Intro to Microsoft, Exploring the Path to College Acceptance/Career Readiness, and Online Financial Empowerment. Volunteers are needed to provide direct support for residents implementing the digital literacy content being taught by local agencies. Sessions run Thursday evenings – November 1, 8, and 15, 2018 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the GH Community Center (3100 Leroy St., Charlotte, NC 28205).
  • E2D Digital Literacy Academy: Byers Elementary
    • Date: Tuesdays, November 6 – 20, 2018
    • Time: 10 AM -12 PM (TA’s arrive at 9:30am)
    • Location: Walter G. Byers Elementary. 1415 Hamilton St., Charlotte, NC 28206
    • Contact: Andrew Au, aua@queens.edu
    • Info: E2D, Eliminate the Digital Divide with the support of a United Way – Unite Charlotte Grant will be presenting a three session digital literacy academy at Walter G. Byers K-8 for 80 homeless families who have students that attend the school. Walter G. Byers currently has the largest homeless student population in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools with 1 out of every 5 students living without stable housing. Session content will include exposure to digital resources in the areas of Computer Basics/Intro to Microsoft, Exploring CMS Educational Resources/Parent Engagement, and Online Financial Empowerment. Volunteers are needed to provide direct support for families implementing the digital literacy content being taught by local agencies. Sessions run Tuesday mornings – November 6,13,and 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Greenville Neighborhood Community Center (1330 Spring St., Charlotte, NC 28206).
  • Charlotte Housing Authority: Sunridge
    • Date: Mondays, October 15th – November 19th, 2018
    • Time: 10:00am-12:00pm (TA’s arrive at 9:30am)
    • Location: Sunridge. 4005 Sunridge Lane, Charlotte, NC 28215
    • Contact: Andrew Au, aua@queens.edu
    • Info: We are working with the Charlotte Housing Authority at Sunridge to provide digital literacy training to 15 residents. We are looking for two volunteer TA’s to commit to five of the six weeks of the training.
  • Charlotte Housing Authority: Dillehay Courts
    • Date: Tuesdays  – October 16th – November 20th, 2018
    • Time: 10am – 12pm (TA’s arrive at 9:30am)
    • Location: Dillehay Courts. 2600 N Pine St, Charlotte, NC 28206
    • Contact: Andrew Au, aua@queens.edu
    • Info: We are working with the Charlotte Housing Authority at Dillehay Courts to provide digital literacy training to 15 residents. We are looking for two volunteer TA’s to commit to five of the six weeks of the training.
  • Charlotte Housing Authority: Meadow Oaks
    • Date: Tuesdays, October 16th – November 20th, 2018
    • Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm (TA’s arrive at 5:30pm)
    • Location: Meadow Oaks. 6011 Florence Ave, Charlotte, NC 28212
    • Contact: Andrew Au, aua@queens.edu
    • Info: We are working with the Charlotte Housing Authority at Meadow Oaks to provide digital literacy training to 15 residents. We are looking for two volunteer TA’s to commit to five of the six weeks of the training.
  • Charlotte Housing Authority: Southside
    • Date: Tuesdays, October 18th – November 22nd, 2018
    • Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm (TA’s arrive at 5:30pm)
    • Location: Southside. 3400 Griffith St, Charlotte, NC 28203
    • Contact: Andrew Au, aua@queens.edu
    • Info: We are working with the Charlotte Housing Authority at Southside to provide digital literacy training to 15 residents. We are looking for two volunteer TA’s to commit to five of the six weeks of the training.
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Project: Economic Mobility Through Digital Inclusion program
    • Date: September 2018 – May 2019 (2 classes per week for 2 weeks)
      • Cohort 2: October 2, 4, 9, 11
      • Cohort 3: October 23, 25, 30, 11/1
      • Cohort 4a: November 6, 8, 13, 15
      • Graduation and Celebration for Cohorts 1-4a: December 11, 2018
      • Cohort 4b: January 8, 10, 15, 17
      • Cohort 5: February 5, 7, 12, 14
      • Cohort 6: March 5, 7, 12, 14
      • Cohort 7: March 19, 21, 26, 28
      • Cohort 8: April 1, 4, 9, 11
      • Graduation and Celebration for Cohorts 4b-8: April 30, 2019
    • Time: 6:00-8:00pm (TA’s arrive at 5:30pm)
    • Location: Alexander Apartments – Community Room, 2425 Statesville Avenue Charlotte, NC 28206
    • Contact: Andrew Au, aua@queens.edu
    • Info: The “Economic Mobility Through Digital Inclusion” program will serve families living in three affordable apartment developments: The McNeel, The Alexander, and The Stevenson. Eight class cohorts running from September 2018 – May 2019 will consist of 12 students each will learn the dynamics of digital literacy, internet security and skills as a tool for economic opportunities, social media, and MS Word and Excel programs.
Interested in becoming a volunteer TA for a specific upcoming digital basics program?
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