IT Volunteer

Location: Doncaster

Role Description

IT Volunteer will help people we support and volunteers to improve their IT skills. When they understand and use technology this increases their confidence, self-esteem and well-being, and allows them to stay connected with our projects, family and friends.

Key responsibilities

  • Educating volunteers and people we support about the latest technology
  • Planning and preparing sessions
  • Organising workshops which will cover basic functionality of all of the popular technology Laptops, PCs, Smartphones, and applications such as Email, Facebook, Skype/Face Time, Zoom, Teams, Internet & Searching, Photos, Texting, Shopping, etc.)
  • Encourage and monitor the progress

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Excellent communication skills and evidence of being able to build and sustain effective working relationships with people we support, staff and volunteers.
  • To be familiar with technology and understand how to use basic applications, but do not need to have an in-depth knowledge of all devices
  • To be a proactive, helpful and to assist anyone that may fall behind or have questions
  • To demonstrate patience and courtesy when working with people
  • A friendly and approachable manner
  • Ability to work with all age groups and ability levels.
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing needs and priorities
  • Passionate about inclusive practice and equality of opportunity
  • Commitment to the protection/safeguarding of all (people we support and volunteers)

Expected hours/times

We need a female volunteer over the age of 18. 2- 3 hours per week/fortnight between the hours of 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Monday to Friday.

Next Steps

For more information please contact Carmelle Harold, Email: carmelle.harold@changing-lives.org.uk, T: 01302 309819

To apply please contact Sead Masic, Changing Lives, Unit D13, Marquis Court, 10th Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Email: sead.masic@changing-lives.org.uk

Apply for this vacancy

To apply for this vacancy, download an application form and return your completed form to Volunteering Manager, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13 Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Or, apply online by clicking the button below to complete the Volunteer Application Form.

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