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Connected Canadians

Site: Ottawa

Service: Technology training and support for seniors

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Names
Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
 
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Mailing Address 78 George St, Suite 204 
Ottawa, ON K1N 5W1
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (2 Apr 2020): Due to COVID19, organisation is offering its service either via phone or online. Leave a voicemail message or visit website to get in touch. Updates will be posted to their website
 
Technology training and support for seniors offered by newcomer volunteers * beneficial intercultural and knowledge exchange for both parties * Instructor-led workshops (5-7 participants) and 1:1 training and support sessions on a variety of topics, including: 
 
* Staying safe on the Internet 
* Using a public computer safely 
* Spotting phishing and other scams 
* Troubleshooting common computer problems 
* Facebook and YouTube 
* Using a virus checker 
* Communicating by text on your phone 
* How to use video chat 
* Music and the Internet 
* Using the Internet to help you cook
Hours Vary by volunteer availability
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Adults 55 years and older
Application Call or send an email * Volunteers : Fill out online form to apply
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Hindi ; Italian ; Urdu
Fees None
Service Categories Computer and Related Technology Classes ~ Older Adults ; Volunteer Opportunities ~ Immigrants (Canada)
Waiting List Yes, in times of high demand up to 2 weeks waiting period. Clients are asked to specify urgency of need when placing a request.
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-699-7896
E-Mail info@connectedcanadians.ca
Website www.connectedcanadians.ca
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Primary Contact Sergiana De Freitas, Outreach and Feedback Coordinator
Primary Executive Emily Jones Joanissse, CEO and Co-Founder
Alternate Executive Tasneem Damen, CIO and Co-Founder
Other Details
Established 2018
Funding Provincial ; Private ; Ottawa Community Foundation ; New Horizons Seniors Program
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