Opportunity Details

Technology
Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:16+, Orientation Required

Computer Testing and Packing at World Computer Exchange

 
Help bridge the digital divide by testing and packing computers that have been donated for shipments of working sets to schools and community organizations in developing countries. Technical skills are always helpful but are not required; tasks include turning on equipment, taping printer cables with printers, counting mice, etc. Lunch is provided!


 
Please note this project takes place in a private residence. Transportation is available from the Braintree stop on the Red Line, but must be arranged before the project. If you need transportation, contact the Project Leader below.
 
This project is reserved for Boston Cares members who have attended an orientation. 

Youth Friendly, 13+. All volunteers under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years old. All volunteers under 18 years old must bring a Permission Form signed by a parent or guardian. Please email volunteers@bostoncares.org if you are interested in bringing youth to this event. For general inquiries, please contact the Volunteer Leader.
 
About the World Computer Exchange:
World Computer Exchange provides computers and support services in education, environment, and economic development to help connect more youth to the Internet in 61 developing countries. Note: WCE is also looking for donations of working computer equipment (Pentium 4 or newer.) Learn more about donating.  


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