Volunteer

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Byte Back! As a community-based organization, our volunteers do important work to advance our mission and serve the DC community.

Fill Out a Volunteer Interest Form

Volunteers are an integral part of Byte Back’s work, bringing skills and dedication that add to our capacity to serve. Most of our instructors are volunteers. Some are AmeriCorps volunteers, some are experienced office workers, some are IT professionals, and some are Byte Back graduates who want to give back.

We’re committed to offering a meaningful experience for volunteers. This includes training, professional development opportunities, and events.

Whether you can volunteer for just a couple hours or full time, you will be a highly valued member of our team and feel the rewards of giving back.

We’re currently recruiting volunteers for the following positions:

One-Time or Short-Term Volunteers

Career Assistants – Volunteer once or regularly to help Byte Back students updating their resumes and cover letters, interviewing, networking, and other skills.

Workshop Presenters – Share your expertise with students during a one- or two-hour career workshop.

Mid-term

Tutors – Help students a few hours per month, one-on-one or in small groups, with beginner computer and software processes like attaching a document to an email or learning how to cut and paste.

Long-term

Mentors – As a professional, you have a wealth of experience to share. Impact a certification student’s career by mentoring in-person or remotely for one to two hours per month for four months. Click for more information on mentoring.

Board Members – Being a board member is a rewarding leadership experience. Serve on a committee that speaks to your experience or interest. Terms last two years.

 

Instructors – Byte Back relies on volunteer instructors to teach beginner or intermediate digital literacy classes. We provide the training and curriculum for day and evening classes. Courses are usually two hours long, twice a week, for six weeks.


Volunteer Interest

If you’d like to volunteer, please fill out the interest form below, and our volunteer coordinator will contact you. In the meantime, you’re invited to come learn more about Byte Back and visit our space during a Digital Access Tour – sign up here.

You may be required to be over 18 for some volunteer roles.
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