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OASIS Computer Class Instructor

Job Title:  OASIS Computer Class Instructor


Purpose: : The position OASIS Computer Class Instructor directly engages our customers and teaches basic computer and technology classes designed specifically for older learners using the OASIS curriculum. OASIS Computer Class Instructors will be trained to offer a variety of classes throughout the District’s branches.

Location: Instructors may teach only at one branch or travel to multiple branches throughout St. Charles County, as desired. Responsibilities will be assigned from Administrative Office located at 77 Boone Hills Dr. St. Peters, MO 63376.

Key Responsibilities: Teach customers about general computer functions, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, social networking, navigating the internet, and photo sharing. Instructor may lead his or her own class or assist a staff member.

Reports to: Manager of Adult Programming and Community Branches

Length of Appointment: The OASIS Computer Class Instructor will serve for at least 1 year and can stay on as a permanent position.

Time Commitment: At least one day per month (OASIS Computer Class Instructor’s choice) for two hours.  Instructor may take on more classes or hours if desired.

Qualifications:

  • Trained in OASIS Connections curriculum (provided by district)
  • Basic comfort level with computer, software and internet functions
  • Out-going and not afraid to engage strangers in conversation
  • Patience with new learners
  • Ability to encourage exploration and discovery during class
  • Ability to spend time giving individual help to participants
  • Pleasant manner, flexibility, problem-solving ability, dependability
  • Enjoy working with older adults and know how to create a fun and relaxed atmosphere

Support: Training/orientation for this position will be provided.  In addition, the Adult Programming staff will be available for questions and assistance. Background check required upon acceptance into the volunteer program.

Age Requirement: 18 years or older

Dress Code:  Casual