Site: Niagara Chapter
|Record #: NIA1876||Last Modified: 25 Aug 2020||Last Full Update: 12 Aug 2020|
|Office Phone||Toll Free 1-844-217-3057|
|Primary Contact||Charlene O'Connor, Administrator|
|Alternate Contact||Nancy Siciliana, Niagara Representative; Phone: 905-329-3124; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Tess Finlay, Human Resources / Volunteer Coordinator; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Brenda Rusnak Cassaday, Managing Director; Phone: 416-388-0310; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||Niagara Region|
|Mailing Address||CSI Building
720 Bathurst St
Toronto, ON M5S 2R4
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19: No in-person services available at this time. Services available virtually. See website or contact for more information.
Brings seniors together with student mentors who help them develop tech skills that allow them to stay connected, stay informed, stay engaged, and stay safe.
Trains youth to become tech mentors who can teach seniors on a one-to-one basis to help them acquire tech skills. Provides resources for students to gain work skills to help them advance into careers; and provides resources for seniors to gain access to the resources available through technology.
Offers one-to-one virtual tech mentoring for seniors and a complete online training program for youth/students to help them prepare to communicate with the seniors they will mentor. Also offers a weekly webinar schedule and webinar-based activities online that anyone can access.
In person programming available at various sites accross the region. See website or contact Nancy for more information.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm|
|Eligibility||* Seniors who want to learn tech skills
* Mentor training program available to youth and students 13+ and to seniors who wish to help other seniors learn basic or advanced tech skills
* Online resources and webinars available to anyone
|Application||To access programming, see website or contact for information. Youth looking to volunteer can visit the website to register.|
|Languages||English ; French - Website, Programs, Publications ; Spanish - Website, Programs|
|Physical Access||Not Applicable - Locations vary - contact for information|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Donations|
|Service Categories||Computer and Related Technology Classes ~ Older Adults|
|Print Material||Print materials and other resources are available online. The Cyber-Seniors Documentary is also available for virtual streaming online.|