What you can expect from your volunteering with Austin Free-Net: Satisfaction in helping others learn computer skills. Volunteers also enjoy the networking opportunities, interaction and friendships with others, resume building …there are so many different ways our volunteers describe their experiences with Austin Free-Net. We are especially interested in bilingual candidates that speak fluent Spanish. Won’t you join in?
Volunteer at our weekly computer clinics: Austin Free-Net offers free open-door computer clinics (schedules vary per site) and we are always looking for volunteers to join us for a session, a month, or more! A pleasant demeanor and basic computers skills are all that are needed to help adults learn how to use computers, search the Internet, type a document, and/or set up an e-mail account.
For New Volunteers:
- Step 1 – read this article (pdf) and try this mouse exercise
- Step 2 – read: Clinic Do’s! (pdf)
- Step 3 – Fill out our Volunteer Application
We provide information for our AFN volunteers by email, phone and in person. You can start volunteering immediately with as little as 15 minutes of quick training which we provide at the beginning of the computer clinics. We also offer additional training for fundraising and special events and offer training to those who want additional skills to teach computer classes.
For more information on any of our volunteer positions, please email volunteering (at) austinfree.net or call (512) 236-8225 x30.
No time to volunteer? We would welcome donated supplies. Collect them and give us a call or drop off at our AFN offices, 2209 Rosewood Avenue, Austin 78702.