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Careers and Internships at Partners in Education

Current Open Positions

Background: Partners in Education/Computers for Families collaborate to provide computers and low-cost internet connection to families with a mission to bridge the digital divide in our community. Remote and in-person positions available.

Job Title: Computers for Families Intern

Pay: Unpaid Internship

Reports To: The Computers for Families Intern will report to the Computers for Families Program Associate.

Job Overview:

This is an amazing opportunity to give back in your community. Many families across the Santa Barbara area do not have the means for owning a computer or internet access. Partners in Education’s Computers for Families (CFF) program provides in-home access to technology tools that support academic success.

Candidates will support Partners in Education’s Computers for Families program with a focus on Computers for Families (CFF) distribution, registration, general support of Computers for Families programming & digital divide research. Duties include interacting with recipients via phone, registering families through online portal, follow up calls with CFF’s applicants regarding the service/set up installation, helping with computer set-up, office support for CFF and research based activities in support of CFF.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Understand program eligibility requirements, components of the program, and communicate these to families and collaborators
  • Support families in completing online application for a free device
  • Support in calling Internet Providers call center to help approved customers activate service and set up installation
  • Interact with event attendees and manage any lines that may form while people are waiting to complete the application process
  • Administrative support for CFF

Qualifications:

  • Over 18
  • College student
  • Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred
  • Strong communications skills preferred
  • Familiar with the components and functionality of a computer 
  • Detail oriented
  • Microsoft Office skills

To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to partners@sbceo.org.

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