Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Computer Labs for Kids: Volunteers Needed for Dallas!


My friend, Shira Evans, needs another 14 volunteers for the next class of Computer Labs for Kids in Dallas, Texas, on March 20, 2010.  (Photo: Shira Evans [standing] with volunteers and students at the Los Angeles class on February 6, 2010).

If you are in the Dallas area, please consider volunteering half a day.  I was a volunteer in November, 2009 for the Chicago class and I had the most wonderful time!  You don't have to be a computer expert - just know how to operate one - the basics - and be willing to work one on one with a child for half a day.  The kids are so great - my experience as a volunteer in Chicago was very rewarding and fulfilling, and I met some fantabulous people.  Please volunteer - you won't be sorry, I promise. 

Host: Shira Evans
Location: Buckner Children and Family Services
5200 Buckner Blvd
Dallas, TX 75227 US
When: Saturday, March 20, 9:30AM to 12:30PM
Phone: 626-408-2390

Hello everyone,

Computer Labs for Kids is looking for volunteers!

We are a 501c3 charity organization which provides a class about laptops to children in foster care. At the end of each course, the children receive their very own laptop. This is a very fun and exciting course, and we need your help in order to accomplish it. Please visit our website to see our latest project in Chicago, so you will have an idea of what we do. Click here to see our website.

Right now we are looking for (was 20) 14 Volunteers Technical Assistants to help foster children one-on-one at our class on March 20th from 9:30 am to 12:30 am.

Volunteers will need to arrive at 9 am and also to complete our Volunteer Training Course which can be done online. Click here to start the course.

Volunteer Technical Assistant Requirements: Basic computing skills, Love for children and a desire to help them.

Please let me know when you confirm you are attending, your first and last name.  Email.

Thank you very much!


P.S. If the above links don't work, here are the addresses - and

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