Give a little time and teach youth digital music or art

Garfield Community Center and RecTech are looking for volunteers interested in social justice and the arts to teach technology-based after school classes for teens. Get experience working with diverse youth while sharing your technology skills. We encourage instructors to develop programs according to their interests and expertise.  We are open to new ideas!  For fall quarter we are looking for instructors who can teach digital music creation (eg. using Garage Band & Mixcraft), digital photography and digital design. Position Hours: 2 hours per week, Mon.-Thur., 3:30-5:30pm.  Commitment: 1 day per week for 8 weeks, starting in mid ot late September.

 RecTech (short for Recreational Technology) is a program of the Associated Recreation Council, run in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation.  RecTech works to close the digital divide by providing technology learning and access programs for youth, adults and seniors in computer labs located in community centers such as Garfield.

For more information please contact Brooke: email [email protected] , phone 206-684-4788

Garfield Offers Opportunities for Adult Computer and Digital Photo Learning

For those of you looking for an affordable way to brush up on some of your computer and digital camera skills, you may want to check out the classes being offered at Garfield Community Center. Starting next week, Garfield will be offering several four-week classes in digital photography, simple photo editing, building simple websites, creating and using Facebook accounts and using Microsoft Word. These classes will also be offered again in August.

Additional information can be found through Seattle Parks and Rectreation at or by calling 684-4788.

Additionally, the Garfield Community Center computer lab is open certain days this summer for the public to check email and work on projects at no charge. Open Labs hours are Monday & Thursday 5:30-7:00pm, Friday 2:30-6:30pm, and Saturday 1:00-4:00pm. Open lab hours are subject to change, so call to confirm at 684-4788.