Mile High United Way’s programs United for Schools, and United for Familes and Bridging the Gap (BTG) program supports individuals and families in our communities. Many of which are struggling with a digital divide. While many of our program participants have access to technology, they lack experience in the day to day usage of many sites and applications. help close the digital divide, Mile High United Way is expanding its technology training efforts and creating a robust virtual technology training library. The library will include instructional videos that will better equip our community members to utilize technology for success in work and school.
Volunteers will be able to choose from a list of topics provided by Mile High United Way, choose a subject in which they have knowledge and expertise and create their own video.
Estimated Time Commitment: 1-2 hours total, including subject matter preparation, filming, and submission.
We are looking for volunteers to submit any of the following videos that will be shared in our Virtual Technology Training Library:
· Zoom Meeting tips and tricks
· Video Call Etiquette
· PowerPoint Basics
· Canva Basics
· Schoology tips and tricks
· Navigating school and district websites (Denver Public Schools, Aurora Public Schools, Jefferson County, Cherry Creek, Adams, Boulder, etc.
· Infinite Campus navigation
· Google Tips and Tricks: Classroom, Meets, Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, etc.
· Social Media How tos: Facebook, Nextdoor, Care.com, LinkedIn
Languages Needed: English, Spanish, Somali, Bantu, Arabic, and Dari
We ask videos to be between 5 and 10 minutes and length and clear. Through these short videos our families can be provided the basic skills needed to support themselves, and their children through an increasingly virtual world.
Check out this example of a past submission on how to download an App on your phone!
Please submit all completed videos to firstname.lastname@example.org,
Videos submitted will be reviewed and added to Mile High United Way’s virtual technology training library on YouTube.