Catholic Charities: Computer Literacy
Learner Web is a self-paced adult computer literacy program that uses online resources to teach learners about all aspects of the computer. The computer lab at
Loyola students serving at Catholic Charities: Computer Literacy will work one-on-one with individuals on a range of skills from improving typing to being able to fill out an online application. Service learners will actively assist individuals with searching for employment. Service learners will also assist with client intake to orient new learners to the program.
The ideal volunteer for this site is confident and works well with people. The volunteer needs to be computer literate and possess a firm grasp of the internet, Google websites, social media, email, etc. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is helpful but not necessary. Loyola service learners will have the opportunity to work with a very diverse group of people and gain a greater understanding of the causes and effects of the "digital divide."
St. John the Baptist Community Center
1920 Clio Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
Volunteers must attend a mandatory Safe Environment training with Catholic Charities staff. Two trainings will be offered at Loyola. Students should bring a government-issued picture ID and their Social Security Number for a background check.
Volunteers will also have a one time orientation to the Learner Web online resources and Catholic Charities intake process. This will take place on the first day of service and will take 30-45 minutes.
|Bike or Cycloserve||Recommended||20 min.|
|Public Transit||Recommended||25 min.*|
|* Take #15 Freret bus to Erato, walk 3 blocks or St. Charles Streetcar to Clio, walk 3 blocks.|
Days & times
|Monday||9:30am - 12:00pm;
1:00pm - 4:00pm
|Wednesday||1:00pm - 4:00pm|
|Friday||9:30am - 12:00pm;
1:00pm - 4:00pm
|The lab closes every day from 12:00pm - 1:00pm|