February 27, 2010
Volunteering helped me get a job.
I'm an entrepreneur working with friends to get a software startup off the ground. I needed a stream of income to cover expenses, so I was able to quickly find a job with a vocational school teaching adults Microsoft Office.
I got hired after just a 15-minute interview, because I had already been volunteering with Byte Back for several months teaching adults the same skills. My teaching experience at Byte Back made the difference in the interview.
Getting a job wasn't even the best part of teaching there. I thoroughly enjoyed working with my students at Byte Back because they were motivated and eager to learn.
Even months after my students graduated, I still get emails from my students telling me how they're putting the skills they learned in class to good use at work. I highly recommend teaching at Byte Back to anyone who likes to teach.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
volunteering at Byte Back helped me land a job teaching Microsoft Office to adults.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
that the students were motivated and eager to learn.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
selfless and inspired.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About every week
When was your last experience with this nonprofit?
Volunteer & I taught the Microsoft Office Suite at Byte Back for 22 weeks.