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Are you good with computers? Empower others!

Open Opportunity
This event has been cancelled.


ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Registration ClosesNov 20, 2014 12:00am or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
The Empower Computer Proficiency Program is an educational program geared towards equipping adults with the technological skills needed to achieve their personal and career goals. We offer three computer class levels that teach the basics of all the Microsoft Office programs, and give our participants one-on-one professional development training. Our participants range from non-English speakers that want to be able to complete simple online tasks with ease, to older adults who have aged out of the workforce due to their lack of computer knowledge, but who still need to work.

We are looking for volunteers that can speak English or Spanish, who are familiar with computers and Microsoft Office Programs. Our volunteers need to be patient people dedicated to lending a hand to those who aren't up to speed with basic computer skills. We want our participants to leave our program fully computer proficient, and with enough confidence to achieve their goals.

Empower classes are held in several different locations throughout the city of Austin. For more information on when and where our classes are held, please email our volunteer lead at
Requirement Details
Our only requirement is that you are able to commit to the same day and time every week so that both you, the students, and the instructor get the most out of you being there. Since this is a classroom setting, consistency is key!
PerksAble to EMPOWER your fellow Austinites to feel comfortable enough using a computer so that they can do anything from creating a resume in Word, to setting up doctors appointment for their child online. You will be part of the movement to close the digital divide in Central Texas.
Parking DetailsThere is parking available at each site
CausesComputers & Technology Education Employment Older Adults
SkillsMentoring Tutoring Technology
1 Position Filled | 8 Impacts | 27 Hours

Location: This is our central office, but our classes are held all over Austin!, 201 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78702