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Technology Café Sessions

Mansfield Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from local residents aged 55 years or older that would like to improve their skills and knowledge in IT (Information Technology).

The Technology Café Sessions will be held at Mansfield Youth Centre, the mentors will be year 9 students from Mansfield Rudolf Steiner School completing a community engagement component within their school curriculum.

These sessions will have limited capacity in line with current social distancing guidelines, with participants selected based on information supplied in their expression of interest form.

The sessions will be held on the following dates from 11.30am – 1.30pm:

  • Thursday 23 July
  • Thursday 30 July
  • Thursday 13 August
  • Thursday 20 August

A light snack will be provided during the session.

Participant Requirements:

  • Be residents of Mansfield Shire Council;
  • Have their own device to work with in the sessions;
  • Be aged 55 years or older;
  • Understand that the students being mentors, may not have all the answers, but will try their best to assist;
  • Be willing to participate in evaluation, survey and data analysis;
  • Be willing to have photo taken or video to promote and share project;

If this sounds like something you would like to be involved in, please complete the Expression of Interest form below. 

Expression of Interest
Participant Agreement
  • I am willing to have my photo / video be used in promoting the project
  • I will participate in a pre and post session evaluation and surveys
  • I am aware that the mentors are Year 9 students and they will assist where able.
  • I will treat all persons within the program with respect and dignity
  • I will arrive on time for the allocated session.
  • I will abide by the current COVID-19 advice and requirements as advised by the department.
  • I will not attend a session:
    • If I have been exposed or have been in close contact with anyone with suspicion or contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
    • If I have worked or visited a health facility with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
    • If I have experienced any of the following or different from normal:
      • Fever /chills; shortness of breath; sore throat; fatigue; loss of taste / appetite; cough; generalised aches and pains; nausea; diarrhoea; haemoptysis (coughing up blood); headache.
    • If I have been in contact with anyone with the above symptoms in the last 14 days.
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