Digital Inclusion Volunteer/Technology Buddy/Computer Tutor (CSVA)

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Digital Inclusion Volunteer/Technology Buddy/Computer Tutor (CSVA)

This role will support delivery of the Discover IT programme.

Tasks, which could be in person in various centres across the area, in the clients home, or on the phone/via Skype, could include:

  • Helping clients set up and get started on their IT equipment
  • Providing ongoing phone support and training to clients who require it
  • Troubleshooting IT issues
  • Helping clients use adaptive software & hardware
  • Encouraging disabled people to feel confident in using computer technology
  • Supporting clients with basic IT skills such as using the internet.

This is a great role for someone who is comfortable using computers, and who would like to help disabled people to harness the power of technology.  Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed, if agreed in advance.

What skills do I need?

  • General IT skills
  • Reliable
  • Good listening and explaining skills
  • Good communicator
  • Willing to support choice and independence for disabled people
  • Non-judgemental, empathetic and patient


Posted for
Leonard Cheshire Disability (RB)

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Interests

  • Disability

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • IT and Websites

Details

  • Age restrictions
    18+
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    Use of adaptive software & hardware (if required). We will provide ongoing and tailored training depending on your needs.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 07/12/2018

End Date: 31/12/2019

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Availability Details

Ad hoc commitment, depending on the requirements of clients. A minimum of 3 months commitment, a minimum of 4 hours per month.

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