Digital Inclusion Summer VISTA
Salt Lake City (United States of America)
The Summer VISTA position will serve within the IRC Salt Lake City Education Program. The Digital Inclusion Summer VISTA will implement a faster DI Intake process for IRC SLC new arrivals. The DI Summer VISTA will help the DI Coordinator integrate digital literacy into core IRC SLC programming. The DI program supports refugee client’s access to and comfort with technology to improve their lives and livelihoods. In support of all IRC SLC clients, the Summer DI VISTA will establish DI workshop schedules, teach or assist in conducting these lessons, and record virtual workshops to ensure the long-term sustainability of the project. This member will serve an integral role in extending the reach of technology services at the IRC and integrating them into existing programs.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
·Streamline Digital Inclusion Intake process for all IRC SLC new arrivals.
·Coordinate with and help recruit Tech Squad volunteers to ensure IRC SLC clients receive timely, one-on-one digital literacy support.
·Assist the Digital Inclusion Coordinator develop and refine curriculum for IRC SLC program-specific DI workshops.
·Create and schedule multiple DI classes for IRC SLC program participants based on skill level and availability, while planning long-term sustainability.
·Expand upon existing digital literacy resource guide for clients, through online research.
·Track device inventory and clients’ digital literacy progress.